ALKESH SHARMA / EMIRATES BUSINESS
A slew of industrial deals and MoUs are ready to be inked at ISNR 2016 that kicks off from March 15-17. ISNR’s Business Connect team is putting in place arrangements to hold over 3,000 meetings between government, private sector buyers, and exhibiting companies in this year’s edition. This is a 60-percent growth over the 2014 edition, which had driven over US$300 million in pacts and partnerships.
Besides, over 30 Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), which are considered lifeline of economy, are joining hands in the UAE SME pavilion.
“Continuing the momentum, ISNR’s 2016 edition will witness a nearly 60 percent growth, over 2014, in the number of meetings, between industry stakeholders,” said Ara Fernezian, Group Managing Director – Middle East, Reed Exhibitions, one of the main organisers of the ISNR 2016.
“ISNR 2016 will be the world’s largest homeland security exhibition this year, delivering 20,000 square meters of net indoor exhibition space, a growth of 70 percent compared to the 2014 edition. The event is set to become the most comprehensive of its kind, with new and expanded show features, and expected to host more than 20,000 attendees from 90 countries, and more than 500 exhibiting companies from 45 countries,” pointed out Fernezian.