ITEC 2013 reflects a buoyant military training and simulation community
Exhibitors were impressed by the content, military attendance and business opportunities presented at ITEC 2013, which made its inaugural appearance at the Fiera di Roma, Rome May 22-24. Maria Dahl Aagaard, Product Marketing Manager, projec- tion design, concluded that “It has been a great show”, sentiments echoed by Doug Foster, Programme Manager at Plexys who stated, “There has been a good spread of international visitors which has helped us achieve what we set out to accomplish when we invested in the show”. Meanwhile Greg Jeffreys, CEO, Simulation Displays stated that “This has been the best show we have attended for business-to-business development... We will definitely be attending Cologne next year.”
These positive testimonials are supported by statistics; the event attracted over 2,800 attendees representing a record 50 countries. Considered by many of the world’s militaries to be the definitive showcase of the latest training and simulation equipment, this year military representation reached a record 44 per cent.
ITEC Event Director, Anna Campagnoli, said; “ITEC 2013 has clearly shown how the MS&T community is rising with commitment and innovation to contemporary challenges; whether it is those facing troops in action, the emergence of new threats, or acclimatising to the fiscal realities of our times. The feedback I have received from our exhibitors, visitors and conference delegates has been hugely encouraging and demonstrates the confidence that the industry has in the show. I look forward to seeing everyone at ITEC 2014 in Cologne.”
ITEC 2014 will be held in Cologne, Germany from May 20-22, 2014.
Alenia Aermacchi at ITEC 2013