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Southern Africa’s Transport hub, O.R. Tambo International Airport today announces its “Gold Sponsorship” status of Air Cargo Africa 2013 which takes place for the first time in South Africa from 20th – 22nd February 2013 at the Emperors Palace in Johannesburg’s East Rand.
The exhibitions will create a platform for cargo industries globally to exhibit their products and services for potential partnership which improve trade relations in the industry. Air Cargo Africa 2013 will also enable various organizations in the air cargo industry to access investment and trade opportunities in the African market.
Airports Company South Africa’s (ACSA) Communications and Brand Manager at O.R. Tambo International Airport, Unathi Batyashe-Fillis says, “Africa is one of the most sought after markets due to its positioning as a developing market. What makes Air Cargo Africa 2013 so attractive is that over 400 global players in the industry and approximately two thousand delegates are expected to be in attendance to explore opportunities for investment, which is great for trade relations.”
The event’s prominence among the air Cargo fraternity has also been underlined by the fact that over 80% of the booths on offer for the AIR CARGO AFRICA 2013 have been booked 7 months before the deadline for the event. In order to cater to the incessant flow of the demand for participating in the event from the Aviation fraternity, the length and width of the exhibition area has been expanded to increase the number of players.
“We are delighted to be a part of this conference. It is evident by the response which has been received for Air Cargo Africa 2013 that this continent has a budding reputation as an attractive destination for trade and investment globally. This investment will further advance South Africa’s competitiveness and development as a global player in the world’s aviation industry,” concludes Batyashe-Fillis.