Thursday, July 28, 2011

Firex Confirmed as Platinum Sponsor for Fire and Rescue Middle East 2011

Top UAE manufacturer of firefighting equipment to
support inaugural edition of exhibition and conference

Dubai-UAE: 27 July, 2011 – Clarion Events Middle East today announced

that Firex (Emirates Fire Fighting Equipment Factory L.L.C), one of the leading

companies manufacturing firefighting equipment in the UAE, has confirmed their

participation as the platinum sponsor for Fire and Rescue Middle East 2011.

Held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) in Abu Dhabi, UAE, the

first edition of the firefighting and rescue exhibition, Fire and Rescue Middle East,

will be co-located with Counter Terror Arabia 2011 from October 31 to November 2,


Dr. Hani Khalif, Marketing and Sales Director, Firex, said: “Firex is one of the

region's leading manufacturers, designers and suppliers of firefighting equipment.

We are supporting the inaugural edition of Fire and Rescue Middle East 2011 as we

believe that the event will provide opportunities to demonstrate our advanced and

wide range of firefighting products to a large audience. We are confident that our

participation in Fire and Rescue Middle East will assist us in further developing our

local and global reputation.”

Firex has a reputation for producing fire-fighting equipment of the highest quality

that is approved by the UAE Civil Defense Headquarters, government departments

and various leading consultants in the UAE and other Gulf countries. The range of

products consists of portable and mobile fire extinguishers, fire trucks, sprinkler

systems, smoke heat extraction systems, CO2 systems, fire retardant paint, fire

hydrants and much more.

Christopher Hudson, Managing Director, Clarion Events, said: “We are pleased to

have Firex as the platinum sponsor at Fire and Rescue Middle East. Having the

support of a highly reputed company, which provides excellence in fire fighting

products, strengthens the event’s credibility in the region. In addition, it reinforces

the fact that local and international companies both visiting and exhibiting at the

event will have access to the finest companies and discussions of fire, rescue and

safety products in the world.”

The first edition of Fire and Rescue Middle East provides an unrivaled platform

for attendees to learn from and network with a range of internationally renowned

conference speakers in the field. Topics of discussion range from proactive

measures for identifying and anticipating potential emergencies to rescue execution

strategies and damage control for fire fighters, rescue workers and building


In addition, exhibitors will display a variety of technological equipment ensuring

that buildings and fire fighters have everything they need to successfully stop the

spread of catastrophic fires and significantly reduce the loss of life and property.

The event is expected to be attended by civil defense forces, government agencies,

police, national infrastructure authorities, airport authorities, oil and gas industries,

architects and fire engineers.

Clarion Events Middle East
Clarion Events Middle East, a Clarion Events company, has grown into a highly successful business with offices in
both Abu Dhabi and Dubai. In 2009, over 800,000 targeted people visited their 200 exhibitions, conferences and

seated events across Britain, Europe, North and South America, Africa, Middle East and Asia.

The business-to-business and business-to-consumer, serve 15 different market sectors that include; Defence,
Energy, Construction, Retail, Leisure, Entertainment, Finance and Life Sciences.

Clarion Events employs over 400 people in twelve offices: UK (London Earls Court Exhibition Centre, and
Birmingham NEC); Germany (Bielefeld); The Netherlands (Maarsen); South Africa (Cape Town); USA (Connecticut
and Reno): Brazil (Sao Paulo); United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi and Dubai); Singapore and Turkey.

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