Sharjah: The first edition of the 'Eid Al Adha' Exhibition, hosted by Expo Centre Sharjah, in partnership with Liz Exhibition’s,has managed to attract 76 thousands visitors and achieve great deals and a high volume of sales that went beyond the expectations of the exhibiting companies.
The ten-day event provided a host of fantastic deals and exciting discounts on a wide range of goods and products offered by leading brands and retailers.
This event came in line with this year's strategic plan of the Expo Centre which aims to revitalize and support the retail through exhibitions and events that are assumed to be fit for this purpose, said His Excellency Saif Mohammed Al Midfa, CEO, Expo Centre Sharjah.
Al Midfa noted that the retail trade sector is one of the most dynamic economic sectors that are capable of attracting direct foreign investments and diversifying economic activity. The retail sector accounts for 12.5% of the state's GDP and 18% of non-oil GDP, he added.
He stressed that the Centre is eager to increase the momentum of retail trade-related events and exhibitions in order to strengthen the prominent position of this sector across Sharjah and the UAE.
Lauding the efforts of the Expo Centre in organizing the exhibition, Jacob Varghese, CEO, Liz Exhibitions, underlining that the leading position of the Centre along with its distinguished organizational capabilities in terms of cooperation and provision of all facilities for exhibiting companies has greatly contributed to the resounding success of the event.
Varghese also hailed the precautionary and preventive measures taken by the Centre in order to ensure the safety of everyone.
On the other hand, a large number of exhibiting companies stated that they are extremely happy with the participation in this event, stressing that the first edition of 'Eid Al Adha Exhibition' was a successful experience and a perfect opportunity for them to double their sales. They praised the professional and outstanding organization of the Centre for the event.