Dubai Airshow sees record attendance

06/12/2011 - Dubai Investment News Posted by Neil King
Dubai Airshow sees record attendance

Dubai's credentials as a global business and aviation hub were recently given a significant boost according to new figures.According to official data, the 12th edition of the biennial event saw a record number of people attend.The report shows that the event, which ended on November 17th, attracted 56,548 trade visitors from around the world.And with 960 exhibitors set up from 50 countries and 1,452 members of the global press also in attendance, the event has been deemed an "overwhelming success" by organisers.The exhibition also proved extremely lucrative, with $63 billion worth of deals being arranged.Organisers, moved to thank those that helped make the event a success and revealed they are already looking forward to the 2013 show."Plans for the 2013 show are already well underway and we look forward to welcoming you to the new home of the Dubai Airshow, Al Maktoum International - Dubai World Central from November 17th to 21st," they said.