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The 6th International Exhibition for Logistics, Supply Chain, Freight, Cargo – Products & Services

25 – 27 September, 2011
Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre Dubai, United Arab Emirates Sheikh Saeed Halls 2 & 3 www.materialshandlingME.com

Step into this fast developing market and make sure you are part of it! Supporters of Materials Handling ME 2009: 2009 Visitors 6. Business focused.805 visitors from 82 countries 31% international visitors 2009 Exhibitors 175 exhibitors from 27 countries 59% international exhibitors 2 . and investments injected into infrastructure and logistics in Dubai and across the entire region.Materials Handling Middle East The No. Middle East. now more than ever is the right time for industry professionals to penetrate the marketplace. supply chain. targeted and results driven – exhibitors‘ experience at Materials Handling Middle East is that the investment in the show is well worthwhile. 1 exhibition for the logistics. Materials Handling Middle East offers the ideal strategic platform for international exhibitors to showcase their products and services to interested top tier buyers from the GCC. freight & cargo industries in the Middle East With increasing growth figures. Africa and surrounding region. Indian Subcontinent.

The visitor turnout and diversity exceeded the previous edition of the show. which is testimony to the excellent marketing of the event. Mohamed Abdulrahman Al-Bahar (CAT) 3 . Industry Manager & Marketing Manager. Sudhir Tripathi. General Const. Needless to say.805 potential buyers • Opportunity to find new markets and generate sales leads – the logistics industry in the UAE alone is worth approximately US $18 billion • With visitors from over 82 countries. giving you easy access to all the major players in the materials handling and logistics industries • Perfect platform to approach over 6.” Mr.Why exhibit at Materials Handling Middle East 2011? • Dubai is the central hub for the Middle East market. we are committed to this event and will not be considering alternate events when choosing a materials handling exhibition in Dubai. sourcing agents and partners will be easier • Discuss business needs of customers in a neutral environment • Develop and strengthen relationships with existing customers to consolidate market position • Opportunity to monitor competitors and collect market information to ensure your business is ahead of the game • Ideal location to educate the market with your product knowledge and demonstrate your products and services to a targeted audience “The recently concluded Materials Handling Middle East show was extremely well organised.

• The most significant growth in Dubai is seen in the export sector.2 4 . a strong import/export status and easy bilateral trade relations all support Dubai’s strong trade industry and ensure a positive outlook for the materials handling and logistics industries in the future. but an overall growth of 16. has always been considered the logistics hub for the region and this is set to continue. • The re-exports sector recorded a value of US $31. Dubai Growth in Non-Oil Trade US $ billion 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 May 2009 May 2010 62 53 Dubai Growth in Direct Exports (2006-2009) US $ billion 20 15 10 5 2006 2007 2008 2009 7.8% from 2007. the UAE.5 billion in 2009 in comparison to US $81. • Dubai imports were valued at US $86.6 14.6 billion in 2008.9 11.3 billion in 2007. amounting to US $62 billion in comparison to US $53 billion at the same time last year.3 4. showing a growth of 6. Interesting Facts and Figures: • Statistics produced by Dubai Customs in May 2010 show a growth of 16% in non-oil trade in Dubai. which showed a slight downturn from 2008. Superior infrastructure. and particularly Dubai.9 billion in 2009.2 billion in comparison to US $11.4% growth in 2009 with the amount of exported goods through Dubai registering at US $14.Market Information Dubai: The most preferred logistics hub in the region! With its unrivalled geographical location. which recorded a 22.4%.

• Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA) to invest US$ 100 billion over the next 10 years in transport and logistics hubs. g ls Handlin ria Join Mate ast 2011 and Middle E the action! be part of 5 . Inc. *estimated 275 136 118 21 450 205 190 55 665 310 290 65 New developments in Dubai and the region – Let’s look to the future: • Al Maktoum International Airport: The new airport welcomed its first cargo flight in June 2010. • Gulf Arab states plan to invest US $100 billion on rail projects. and the Dubai Aviation City Corporation have joined forces to form one of the largest multi-modal logistics platforms in the world. Bahrain. Oman.Africa/Mideast (AME) Materials Handling Market Demand by Type 2002-2012 AME Handling Market Demand by Type (US $ million) 2002 2007 2012* Materials Handling Market Demand Conventional: Industrial Trucks & Lifts Conveying Equipment Hoists. the largest in the world. the 6th largest port in the world. Qatar and the UAE. On completion the airport will have a capacity for 12 million tonnes of cargo. Kuwait. Cranes & Monorails 1850 1575 695 645 235 2790 2240 965 930 345 3470 2805 1175 1185 445 Advanced/Automated: AS/RS Other Hardware Software & Services Source: The Freedonia Group. • The Dubai Logistics Corridor: Jebel Ali Free Zone. connecting Saudi Arabia.

pallet shelving. rail. storage and retrieval equipment. inspection equipment.Exhibitors Materials Handling Middle East is the exhibition for you if you trade in any of the following products and services. automatic guided vehicle systems. 3PL companies. safety equipment. trucking companies. scissor lifts. refrigerated transport. IT solutions. Containers and Consumables Packaging machinery. shipping lines. Logistics Services and Outsourcing Solutions Project management companies. trolleys. casters. dock levellers. industrial trucks. warehouse management systems. box markers. hoists. Transport Road. trays. information and communications systems. guard rails. workshop equipment. cleaning and maintenance equipment. logistic management. carousels. plastic or metal containers. tracking equipment. fork lifts. groupage. fleet management. marking machines. Warehouse Equipment Shelving systems. pallets. sea freight suppliers. stacking equipment. loading ramps. tank transport. weighing equipment. security systems. conveyors. 6 . mobile stackers and racks. supply chain management. cranes. wheels. mezzanines. consulting and training. radio data communication equipment. sortation equipment. plant maintenance and services. rail-road combined transport. tires and batteries. vision systems. wrapping. transportation solutions. Identification Equipment and Inventory Management Picking systems. decking and flooring. industrial film. Materials Handling Product Portfolio Materials Handling and Loading Equipment Port. multi-modal transport. Packaging. packaging tapes. plant furniture. vendor management. pallet wrappers. hand lift trucks. strapping and lashing systems. fuelling systems. labelling equipment. specialised transport. plant and free zone lifting equipment and attachments. air. modular drawer systems. freight forwarders. bar code printers and scanners. dock. voice recognition systems.

” Mr.How exhibitors view the show Key Findings from the 2009 Exhibitors Exhibitors who were very satisfied with the quality of visitors 84% Exhibitors who found that participating in the show had a good return on investment 84% Exhibitors who said that they would exhibit at Materials Handling ME 2011 “I would want to take this opportunity to thank the Materials Handling Middle East team for the usual well organised expo and confirm that SSI Schaefer would be willing to continue to support this show on a 2 yearly basis i. Managing Director (Middle East and Africa).e. Geoff Wheatley. SSI Schaefer Systems International DWC LLC 89% 7 . next show in 2011.

Visitor Profile • Builders / Contractors • Construction Companies • Distribution Equipment and Service Companies • Free Zones • Freight and Cargo Companies • Government Bodies • Logistics Companies • Manufacturers • Ports and Airports • Road Transport Companies • Shipping Lines • Third Party Logistics Service Providers • Wholesalers and Retailers • Importers and Exporters Cumulative (unique) country breakdown of attendees (all figures in %) UAE GCC Iran Europe India / Subcontinent Rest of the World 0 8% 6% 4% 3% 10% 10.0 10.0 40.0 20.0% A 8 .0 9% 10% 12% 15% 16% 21% Involvement in purchasing B A Involved in purchasing 87.0 60.0 69% What is your main area of responsibility within the company? (all figures in %) Business Development Senior Management (MD/CEO) Purchasing Marketing Production Customer Services Research Other 0 5.0 30.Visitors Visitors to Materials Handling Middle East come from the wider Middle East region – this is your opportunity to introduce your products to key buyers.0 5% 12% 15.0 25.0 20.0 50.0 70.0% B Not involved 13.

A specific email will be sent out to visitors. If you have anything newsworthy to state. we can include your product launches.Materials Handling Middle East 2011 Value-Added Special Events Conference Due to demand for increased knowledge. Direct Mail Over 60. we can create a valuable platform which is highly sought after by the market.com 9 . Website – Branding Opportunity Our website receives over 20.messefrankfurt.000 targeted mailings including brochures. 2) Regional Delegation Trips As a Materials Handling Exhibitor. Once you are a confirmed exhibitor. As an exhibitor. PR Our in-house Public Relations officer runs a continuous PR campaign throughout the year with increasing activity closer to the show. please contact materialshandling@uae. giving them the opportunity to arrange a one-to-one meeting with you at the show.000 hits per year. and accomplishments in the e-newsletter. It facilitates the visitor registrations and various downloads. we would like to hear from you. again giving your company extra exposure to the target audience. Please note the list below will only apply to confirmed exhibitiors. NEW: Added Exhibitor Benefits 1) Your marketing toolbox Working together to meet your needs The Materials Handling team values your presence at the show. Web Banners We can promote your company logo and branding via a banner either on the website or in the e-newsletter at a fee. new contracts. encouraging people to preregister their visit to the exhibition. training and shared practices in the field of materials handling and logistics in the region. visitors can obtain further information about your company prior to visiting the show. It may be that we can include your news in our next press release. That way. It is statistically proven that the reason our show is so successful is because of strong teamwork not only internally but also externally. postcards and free visitor invitations are sent to segments of our database over a six month period leading up to the show. Here visitors are able to see in real time the new innovations and developments of the marketplace in a more hands on and practical environment. There are various marketing tools which we use to promote the event and ultimately promote exhibitors. we can offer you the service (at a fee) of inserting your mailing piece along with our mailings. Demonstration Area – A great opportunity to display product innovation The Demonstration Area gives exhibitors the opportunity to demonstrate the capabilities and innovations of their products and services to a targeted group. Just as in PR. we will add you to our exhibitor list on the website. you are eligible to partake in our focused trade mission delegation trips in the region. To find out more on any of the above. E-newsletter Every month an e-newsletter is sent out to the Materials Handling database. which targets the relevant segments of the market. Materials Handling Middle East 2011 will provide a platform to learn from industry leaders both regionally and internationally. 3) Strategic Business Matching Register your brands and products online and let the Materials Handling team match you with your target group and inform them of your presence at the show. Here. and your strength as an expert in your field. giving you direct access to potential visitors. giving all visitors access to your company product details. let us introduce you to our pool of contacts and follow up with them at the show! Available upon demand. which is why we work hard to ensure the participation of all our exhibitors at the event will be successful. With the power of marketing and PR.

Start promoting your participation at the show – for more information please refer to page 9 5.messefrankfurt. we will require an initial payment of 30% to confirm your booking 4. Once you have chosen your stand. Upon receiving your form. we will send you 2 stand locations to choose from 3. Pay the remaining 70% within 4 months prior to the show * Email: materialshandling@uae. Complete the booking form and email or fax* to the Materials Handling Show Team.Materials Handling Middle East – time to invest Enjoy a strategic location advantage Make a powerful statement onsite verage our Le Make an investment Engage with your target audience lo bal n et w o r Enjoy returns on your investment / Raise brand awareness / Strengthen your market position k How to become an exhibitor in 5 easy steps: 1.com or Fax: +971 4 338 52 72 g Network effectively 10 . Form can be downloaded from www.materialshandlingME.com 2.

Discounts Major-presence discount (up to 15%). and an editorial entry in the official exhibition catalogue.messefrankfurt. Includes modern octanorm shell scheme with white panels. Shell Scheme: US $50 per sqm (in addition to the stand charges as above). fascia board. 70 + sqm 90 + sqm 5% off space rental 10% off space rental For further information. carpet. United Arab Emirates Tel: +971 4 338 01 02 Fax: +971 4 338 52 72 www. There is a range of standard options available. Sponsorship Opportunities – A definite advantage If you want to maximise the impact of your participation at Materials Handling Middle East 2011.materialshandlingME. and we customise to meet your objectives.O Box 26761 Dubai.com materialshandling@uae. then you should take advantage of a sponsorship package from Messe Frankfurt.Booking Details Space costs: Space Only: (1 Side Open) = US $395 per sqm Corner Stand: (2 Sides Open) = US $405 per sqm Peninsula: (3 Sides Open) = US $415 per sqm Island Stand: (4 Sides Open) = US $425 per sqm Includes editorial entry in the official exhibition catalogue. two spotlights (per 9sqm).com 140 + sqm 15% off space rental 11 . one powerpoint. Any single exhibitor booking at least the following number of sqm is entitled to the below indicated discounts. please contact: Epoc Messe Frankfurt P.

messefrankfurt. UAE Tel. Dubai.com materialshandling@uae. +971 4 338 01 02 Fax +971 4 338 52 72 www.materialshandlingME.com .Epoc Messe Frankfurt GmbH PO Box 26761.