Altogether, 19,591 trade-only visitors made their way to the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre for the 2012 edition of Intersec – an 18% increase than at the previous event in 2011. There was also an increase of 101 exhibitors showcasing their latest products and innovations meaning the fair featured a total of 909 exhibitors from 52 countries – a near 15% increase on the 2011 edition.
Trade visitors from 106 countries visited the fair, with the top five visitor countries outside the UAE confirmed as Saudi Arabia, Iran, Oman, Kuwait and Pakistan. The top five exhibiting countries were UAE, China, United Kingdom, Germany and the United States. Intersec is the leading regional trade event in the security, safety and fire protection industries servicing the wider Middle East and North Africa region and even further afield.
Apart from the numerous deals being done by key buyers and decision makers from around the Middle East and Central Asia, manufacturers chose Intersec as the stage to launch a raft of new products into the region – the reach and reputation of the event making it a vital part of most companies’ promotional campaigns.