MIDDLE EAST NATURAL AND ORGANIC held at DUBAI INTERNATIONAL CONVENTIONS CENTRE
10th – 12th December 2006
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• The 4th Middle East Natural and Organic Exhibition were held AT the
Dubai International Convention Centre and it attracted (over 6000
trade visitors). The exhibition was inaugurated by HE Humaid
Mohamed Al Qutami, the UAE’s Minister of Health.
• Natural And Organic Show enables exhibitors to market their
products and services in Dubai and the entire region. 35% of
registered visitors came from Dubai, 15% from Abu Dhabi and the
other Emirates and 30% from Saudi Arabia and the other Gulf
states. Visitors from other countries included significant numbers
from Europe, India and Iran.
• More than 300 international exhibitors taken part in the fourth
Middle East Natural & Organic Products Expo (MENOP 06) taking
place at the Dubai World Trade Centre from December 10-12.At
least 30 countries was represented at the event with national
pavilions from Italy, Germany, France, USA, India, New Zealand,
GCC, Australia, and Korea. Participants at this year’s are up 100
per cent in three years and indicative of the soaring global growth
in organic products markets.
• Natural And Organic exhibitor reaction was very favourable with
many comments referring to the high quality of visitors along with
positive reaction to the select audience from the region. Press
comment indicated the great success of the event.
• The survey conducted at the conclusion of the exhibition indicated
that exhibitors achieved the majority of their objectives with 55%
indicating that they will participate at the 2007 event. There was
strong satisfaction with visitor quality and a demand to increase the
number of public in the last day of the show.
• The Natural and Organic sector in the Gulf remains very buoyant
with reports indicating that high growth will continue given the high
occupancy levels being achieved and the high level of awareness
shifting the natural and organic from fashion to a way of life.
• Natural and Organic will be held in Dubai from 15th December –
17th December 2007. Given the potential success of the show and
the prospective expansion at the venue, companies wishing to
exhibit at the December exhibition should contact the organisers as
soon as possible.
. VISITOR ATTENDANCE STATISTICS
Natural and Organic exhibition, which was opened on the 10th of
December 2006, is the region’s premier platform for the Natural
and Organic products, since 4 years the show is growing with the
growing demand on such profile and our continues effort to support
the industry to achieve its goals in the region. The 4th edition
occupied Hall 2 at the Dubai International Convention Centre and
was held alongside the Al fares in Hall 3 and Hall 4, during the last
day of the show the Dubai Jewellery show was opened.
Visitors to Natural and Organic totalled 6000. The regional analysis
of visitors is summarised in the table below:-
Abu Dhabi 556
Other Emirates 450
Total UAE 2322
Saudi Arabia 344
Other Gulf Countries 150
GCC TOTAL 746
Other Countries 850
Pre Registered visitors450
Sub TOTAL 2181
• Over 56% of registered visitors to the show came from
outside the Dubai Emirate. This demonstrated the effectiveness of
the advertising and public relations campaigns in generating
visitors from throughout the region.
• More importantly than the visitor numbers was the general
consensus from the exhibitors that the visitor quality was very good
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