SOFRESUD participated in the 23rd edition of Euronaval Exhibition in Paris, 22 to 26 October 2012.
For its 23rd edition, Euronaval has confirmed its international naval defense and maritime security appointment, the global leader in the field and innovation promoter. SOFRESUD is present on stand G90.
30,458 professional visits from 115 countries outside official delegations have shown an increased exposure to the reference interest. After France, Russia has the highest participation visitors followed by Italy, Germany and the United Kingdom. 68% of large companies and ETI moved to visit the salon for 32% of SME / VSE.
Two important points mark the 2012 edition:
- first, the presence of foreign delegations from very high-level decision making plays strongly on acquisition programs in their countries and
- in another hand, the significant increase in the number of official delegations, which confirms the interest of decision makers around the world for this event. Evolution of the number of delegations from the last three sessions, 96 official delegations invited by the State or by the French Show visited Euronaval, more than 300 guests of honor (ministers, state secretaries, chiefs of staff ...) from 67 countries.
Note the participation of 22 Chiefs of Staff foreign navies, including from Brazil, Russia, Malaysia, Algeria, UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Belgium, Italy, Libya, Philippines, Romania, Bulgaria, Gabon, Cameroon Ghana , Sweden, Albania, ... which reinforces the Euronaval place as an international meeting of naval defense industry.
Also note the presence of two defense ministers whose Admiral Giampaolo Di Paola, Italian Defence Minister, seven DNA, three state secretaries or deputy ministers of defense. Delegations coastguard and interior ministries were also present, including from Saudi Arabia and Seychelles.
Here is a summary of the Show: