Thursday, November 17, 2011

LANGKAWI INTERNATIONAL MARITIME & AEROSPACE EXHIBITION

Venue : Mahsuri International Exhibition Centre
Country  : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Start Date : 06-DEC-11  &   End Date : 10-DEC-11
Industry : Travel & Tourism

KRIS SAKTI
 four Extra 300L aircraft
performing aerobatics

Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA) brings together the latest technology and products from the aerospace industries. LIMA is now established as one of the major airshows in the world. As a biennial event, It will be held at the Mahsuri International Exhibition Centre (MIEC), only a stone's throw away from Langkawi International Airport.

A brainchild of Malaysia's former Prime Minister, Dr Mahathir bin Mohamad, LIMA series of exhibition has proven to be an excellent platform for aerospace manufacturers and related industries to display and promote the latest aerospace technology to senior Government officials, both civil and military and leaders of industries from Malaysia as well as the Asia Pacific region. It represents a unique showcase for both the aerospace and maritime industries in the fast-expanding Asian commercial aviation, airport and defence markets.

What began in 1991 with the aim of making Langkawi as the venue for light and experimental aircraft to fly unhampered by heavy traffic modelled after the EAA AirVenture in the USA, LIMA is now on the world's airshow calendar where major players cannot afford to miss. Unlike anywhere in the world a four-hour flying display is held daily throughout the show and is a definite crowd puller.

This year's edition of the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition promises to deliver another exciting and impressive lineup of the latest jet fighters, warships and other related products from reputable manufacturers that come from all corners of the world. By participating in LIMA 2011, scheduled to be held from 6 - 10 December 2011, these manufacturers would be able to display their wares and products on a reputable international platform.

The Langkawi International Maritime an Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA) 2011 receives strong support from the Government of Malaysia and has seen billions of dollars worth of contracts and business deals signed over the years. Approximately 300 companies from the aviation and maritime industries are expected to participate at LIMA 2011 together with hundreds of aircrafts, warships and vessels fully equipped with the latest technology and gadget. The event would also see more than 30,000 trade visitors as well as thousands more from the general public. They would be entertained by exciting shows and aerial display from world-class instructors.

 Focus Areas


Helicopter Showcase
The LIMA helicopter showcase is dedicated exclusively to suppliers and operators of helicopters. As a “show within a show” it offers companies with a perfect marketing platform for all aspects of rotary-wing aircraft and their civil and military applications. Particular emphasis is on airlift, EMS, disaster control, after sales service, MRO, flight training and the entire field of military applications.

Unmanned Vehicles Showcase
LIMA’11 Unmanned Vehicle Showcase will provide our exhibitors a unique opportunity to present unmanned systems and technologies. Top aviation players and key defense powerhouses scheduled to demonstrate and display their UAV technologies during LIMA’11.

Career Day Programme
LIMA in collaboration with the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia are organizing a Career Day Program during LIMA’11 for students to hear it first hand on what is the current trends, job opportunities and to inspire young minds towards pursuing a career path in Aerospace and Maritime industry. The LIMA’11 Career Day Program will be held on the 9th and 10th December 2011.

Forums/Workshops
Chiefs of Navy Roundtable Talk: Maritime Security in the Gulf of Aden : Enhancing Cooperation and Collaboration (6th December 2011, MIEC)

LIMA `11 Air Chiefs Conference: The Equilibrium in South China Sea – Air & Space Perspectives
(7th December 2011, One Helang Hotel Langka)

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1 comment:

  1. Though I know this event is yearly, I have not been able to catch it, hopefully something can be worked so I can be at Langkawi, also can't remember when I was here the last time.

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