According to Reed Exhibitions, organizers of Helitech International 2013, the move from rural Duxford airfield to ExCel in London resulted in a 12 percent increase in attendance.
(See Rotor & Wing’s Helitech Post-Show Wrap digital edition for more news and photos from Helitech.)
Helitech 2013 show floor. Photo by Andrew Drwiega
More than 5,600 people came to the three-day event in late September, with more than 220 exhibitors (70 of which for the first time at the UK-based show). According to estimates, the event was around 30 percent larger than Helitech 2011, with the proportion of international attendees rising 20 percent. Reed hosted Helitech 2013 in collaboration with the European Helicopter Association, and OEM partners included AgustaWestland, Bell Helicopter, Eurocopter, Russian Helicopters and Sikorsky.
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