Singapore Airshow 2016 will welcome France as the Feature Country in the fifth edition of the show, scheduled to take place from 16 to 21 February 2016, at the Changi Exhibition Centre.
The Feature Country series, which made its debut at the 2014 Airshow, was developed as a permanent feature to enable the countries exhibiting within the pavilion to leverage on the Singapore Airshow as a strategic platform; lending support to businesses of the Feature Country and enabling them to tap into the opportunities in the Asia Pacific region and beyond.
The French Pavilion will be located at a prominent spot within the exhibition hall. Participating exhibitors will have access to a dedicated“Deminar” area – a demonstration and seminar area for research institutes and universities to showcase their latest technologies and innovations. In addition, business meetings between the French Pavilion exhibitors and VIP delegations will also be specially facilitated.
France is extremely proud to be named Feature Country for Singapore Airshow 2016. This is an excellent complement to France’s importance on the global aviation stage. Being a Feature Country at the Singapore Airshow 2016 gives us the unique platform to bring together our latest and best aviation technologies to meet the growing appetite for innovation in the Asia Pacific aviation sector, translating into real business deals for our French companies,” said Emeric D’Arcimoles, the Paris Air Show Chairman and Chairman of the International Committee of Groupement des industries françaises aéronautiques et spatiales.
The French aerospace, defence and security industry is worth 47.9 billion Euros, and specifically, out of which 30.4 billion Euros is contributed by exports1. This shows that France is well-placed to leverage its Feature Country platform to bring its latest innovations to the region’s top decision-makers converging at Singapore Airshow 2016.