After three years at the London ExCeL, Helitech International , Europe’s largest event for the rotorcraft industry, announced that the 2019 edition of the show will be relocated to permanent structures recently inaugurated at Farnborough International for the exhibitions.
The purpose-built multifunctional facilities occupy 12,500 square meters and are a 35-minute train ride from London Waterloo Station and 30 minutes from London Heathrow Airport. They will provide exhibitors with improved facilities to showcase their latest solutions. This move follows feedback from both exhibitors and visitors as they wanted an airfield to facilitate technology exhibits and live product demonstrations.
The airfield will allow exhibitors to offer test flights to potential and new customers. Helitech International has confirmed that landing fees will be reduced for all exhibitors and visitors to maximize the potential of the new airfield location.
Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Center Director Michael Watton commented, “Farnborough is internationally recognized for its role in the aerospace industry and we are pleased to welcome Helitech International to our new Center. exhibitions and conferences.
“The rotorcraft are fascinating and passionate as well, and to showcase the best, newest and most innovative helicopters, there is no better backdrop than here, the birthplace of British aviation. , with exceptional facilities that will allow the industry to come together, close deals and grow. ”
Tim Fauchon , CEO of the British Helicopter Association (BHA) added: “The British Helicopter Association wishes Helitech International a warm welcome to Farnborough to present the capabilities of the European helicopter industry and offer it a splendid site – and an airfield – to demonstrate the latest technologies and innovations. We look forward to joining the rotorcraft professionals in these new facilities in 2019. ”
Teresa Heitor , Events Manager, commented on the change of venue: “We are very excited to announce that Helitech International will be moving into the new Farnborough Exhibition Hall in 2019. This follows the feedback from customers requesting a site that facilitates new corporate partnerships and allows our exhibitors to showcase their technologies.
“The history of Farnborough International is long, with a legacy of pioneers and presentations of cutting-edge innovations. We look forward to welcoming next year the best of the rotorcraft industry to our new base in the UK, where they will find facilities better suited to the demands of our industry. ”
Helitech International nowadays alternates in London and Amsterdam . He will return this year from 16 to 18 October 2018 at the RAI Amsterdam Convention and Exhibition Center. For more information, visit: http://www.helitechinternational.com/