The sky’s the limit for new business opportunities, partnerships & business ventures says the organiser of the inaugural Iraq Airport Expansion, Cargo Logistics Conference and Exhibition which takes place from April 6-7, 2011, in the northern city of Erbil, Kurdistan.
The event has been designed to provide a gateway for companies in the aviation, airports, cargo and logistics sectors to better understand the needs of the Iraq aviation industry as it continues its revitalization and rehabilitation. It is envisaged that more than US$150 billion worth of airport and logistics infrastructure related projects are under consideration in Iraq.
The event has already attracted support from leading Iraq & International companies those are in the aviation, airports, cargo & logistics fraternity and the event is supported by British Aviation Group, Gulf Ground Handling Association, German Airports Group, Middle East Aerospace Consortium and other industry related associations across the globe. The event is also supported by the respective government ministries of Iraq.
Event spokesperson Raj Menon said that this conference and exhibition will attract together the government departments, aviation & airports contractors, equipment manufacturers & suppliers, airlines, logistics & cargo firms and various support service providers to develop the partnerships & competitive business solutions.
“This is an excellent forum to get in on the ground floor in regards to investment and business opportunities with decision makers in the aviation, airport, cargo & logistics sectors in Iraq and experience this challenging, but fast growing emerging market,” Menon said. “This event has been designed to be a gateway to help businesses enter, what is a new beginning for Iraq’s targeted market and learn how to be part of the reconstruction of this vital industry.”
Erbil has been chosen as the host city because of its pro-business environment for foreign investments, safety and security, and to showcase its new $US550 million international airport and terminal with the fourth longest runway in the world.