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Paper Arabia: The unique exhibition for Paper, Tissue & Converting Industry covering cardboard and corrugated in the Middle East attracted more than 8,000 trade visitors during the three days of exhibition.

Paper Arabia 2014 recorded a 28% increase in the number of exhibitors compared to the 6th edition of 2013 Exhibitors from 22 countries has chosen it as a platform for showcasing their excellence and innovation to prospective customers from MENA region.

Deals exceeding millions of USD have been signed and agreed upon. Visitors from 81 countries attended the exhibition , coming from the 5 continents.

The Exhibition took place in Zabeel Hall 1 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre on 21- 23 September, 2014.

All the exhibitors were joining their opinion together that it was a fantastic and unique show for the industry which was very well attended by decision makers of Paper industry from across the region and beyond , and showed interest in participating again in the 8th edition of 2015.

The Wide Media coverage ensured the publicity a grand success. Print, Online, Social Media, Radio and TV commercials were some of the medium used for advertising apart from various press releases and a press conference before the event the guarantee the right and accurate exposure for the event.

96% of the visitors were decision makers with more than 78% either Chairman or President or Managing Director or CEO or General Managers. Survey with the exhibitors and visitors during the exhibition shows that 97% of the people interviewed , had the positive opinion that the exhibition was very successful and worth attending for their future business growth, while 2% of them rated the exhibition as good and 1% said it was an average or not suiting to their business model.