Dubai Helishow - the biennial Helicopter Technology & Operations Exhibition will next take place 4th - 6th November 2014 at the Grand Stand, Meydan Hotel, Meydan Racecourse, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. This will be the Sixth in the series since its launch in 2004 and is held under the Patronage of His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates.
Dubai Helishow represents a unique opportunity for the international helicopter community to showcase their products, services and technologies covering the commercial, civil defense and military helicopter sectors. The Middle East represents an emerging lucrative market for this industry as demonstrated by the success of the 2012 show which was opened by H.E.Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansori, the UAE Minister of Economy who was specifically interested in the military products on display. Delegations attended from Afghanistan, Africa, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Pakistan, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, South America, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA in addition to member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council and other Middle East Countries.
Dubai Helishow 2014 will see the expansion of the Homeland Security Show, introduced at 2010 event, with the inclusion of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles alongside armored vehicles and other products and services aimed at protecting a Nation's citizens from external or internal threats. The Air Medical & Rescue sector of the show with its own designated area highlights the evolution and continuing growth within this industry.
Dubai is strategically located being the second largest city in the United Arab Emirates. It is internationally recognised for its affluent business community, fast developing western style economy and popularity as a tourist destination, all of which add to its status as the Middle East's main commercial and trading hub. Located at the heart of one of the world's richest regions, Dubai is a prosperous open market with no exchange controls, quotas or trade barriers.