HeliRussia grows in exhibition space and participants

HeliRussia grows in exhibition space and participants 10 Oct, 18, Source: HeliRussia
From May 16 to 18, 2019, the 12th International Helicopter Industry Exhibition HeliRussia will be held in Moscow. The expo continues yearly since 2008 and constantly displays growth of the exhibition space and number of participants. It gathers both leading industry companies and new enterprises. Expo’s coverage allows the HeliRussia to showcase the full range of products and services of the helicopter industry, including military products. This year, the 11th HeliRussia have set the record – it gathered 246 companies from 19 countries and was visited by over 12 thousand people.
 
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
Participating companies, total
129
144
156
161
201
205
212
219
224
237
246
Russian companies
107
112
116
121
150
165
165
178
180
187
197
International companies
22
32
40
40
51
40
47
41
44
50
49
Participating countries
10
14
14
17
18
18
20
13
15
21
19
Number of visitors (est.)
7000
7000
7000
7000
9000
10000
10000
11000
11000
12000
12000
   Key indicators of HeliRussia from 2008 to 2018
At HeliRussia you can get acquainted with the latest achievements of leading industrial companies. Regular headliner of the expo is Russian Helicopters, which includes Mil and Kamov design bureaus, 7 production factories, as well as 8 MRO enterprises and other support structures all over Russia. International companies also have an authoritative exposition at the expo. Leonardo Helicopters and Bell have licensed production of their rotorcrafts in Russia and introduces new models to the regional customers. Moreover, Airbus Helicopters Vostok acted as a sponsor of the expo 6 times and Leonardo Helicopters – 2 times.
Amongst regular participants of the expo are Safran Helicopter Engines, Lom Praha, Pall Corporation, PBS Velka Bites and other reputable international aerospace industry companies. In 2018, 19 countries were presented at the expo: Australia, Belarus, Belgium, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Iran, Italy, Israel, Libya, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Republic of Korea, Russia, Spain and USA.
In 11 years, HeliRussia have established itself as one of the most notable events in the helicopter world and gained global recognition. This is confirmed by quantitative indicators in comparison with other main industry events around the world.
Event
Region
Event days
No. of companies
No. of visitors
Exhibition space
China Helicopter Exposition 2017
East Asia
5
~400
~60.000
~30.000 m2
Heli UK Expo 2018
Europe
3
95
~10.000
no data
HELI-EXPO 2018
North America
3
731
17.788
~30.000 m2
HeliRussia 2018
Europe and North Asia
3
246
~12.000
13.100 m2
HeliTech International 2017
Europe
3
198
5.004
no data
Indo Helicopter 2016 Expo & Forum
Southeast Asia
4
~800
~20.000
no data
Rotor Tech 2018
Australia
3
79
996
no data
The quantitative indicators of the past global helicopter events, according to the events websites
According to this data, HeliRussia is the largest helicopter expo in Europe. At the same time, it’s the largest expo in North Asia. It is expected that HeliRussia 2019 will be able to increase the quantitative indicators of its activities. This opinion is based on several supporting factors:
  • Constant development of Russian helicopter industry also its new products and services;
  • HeliRussia allows to establish direct contacts with decision-makers from the regional helicopter community;
  • Constant demand for foreign civil helicopters and services in Russia;
  • Business program of the expo allows to parley on the most relevant industry and cross-sectoral issues with company executives, government officials and prominent experts;
  • HeliRussia has become one of the important Russian sites for unmanned aircraft;
  • International cooperation in aerospace industry remains stable;
  • Strong focus on global experience with medevac helicopters in Russia.
HeliRussia 2019 to be located at the Crocus Expo international exhibition center in Moscow which has high transport accessibility, allows to demonstrate various helicopters and equipment and provides all the necessary facilities for participants and visitors. Long-term experience allows organizers to achieve maximum efficiency in running the event. HeliRussia welcomes companies of any level aiming at providing the best services for all types of budgets.
HeliRussia 2018 received only the most favorable reviews. It is expected that the 12th expo next year will be at least as exciting and pleasing.

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