10th edition of Imdex Asia opens in Singapore - 19 to 21 May
The 10th edition of Imdex Asia, held at Changi Exhibition Centre in Singapore from 19 to 21 May 2015, featured an exhibition, strategic conferences and warships display. The event has gained recognition as a global platform for stakeholders from the military, government, industry and academia to address challenges facing the industry, co-create solutions, and update themselves on the latest trends and technologies.
A French pavilion, organized by GICAN, showcased French companies such as Cilas, DCI, ECA Group, Euronaval, GICAN, HGH, Ixblue, Lacroix, MBDA, Piriou, Rtsys, Sagem, Sofresud, Thales as well as Airbus.
The previous edition of Imdex in 2013 had attracted 9,337 trade visitors from 61 countries, which is an increase of 16% from the previous event in 2011, as well as 72 VIP delegations from 49 countries, with a record number of 21 Navy Chiefs from around the world. Over 190 companies from 29 countries participated in the event, representing a rise of 17% over the previous edition. More than 500 business meetings took place between exhibitors and the VIP delegations; an increase of 13% from 2011.
Imdex is organised by Experia Events with the support of the Republic of Singapore Navy, the Defence Science and Technology Agency, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, the ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre and the Singapore Exhibition & Convention Bureau.