14.05.12

PALME sees surge in African attendees

Organisers of PALME Middle East are celebrating a successful tenth show with visitor numbers buoyed by attendees from Africa and developing Middle East countries.

Exhibitors noted the diversity of visitors at the Dubai show with Gordon Cooper, director of power generation suppliers SES (Entertainment Services) Ltd, saying: "Where else could you meet people from Iraq, Nigeria and Afghanistan all in one room?"

Ali Al Daghistanic, senior sales manager of Extron Electronic Middle East welcomed the broader regional representation as his division broadens its focus to encompass Africa.