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Latin American Aerospace & Defense (LAAD)/Defence & Security 2017 (TFC EVENT) Detailed Event Information For Latin American Aerospace & Defense (LAAD)/Defence & Security 2017 (TFC EVENT)
Latin American Aerospace & Defense (LAAD)/Defence & Security 2017 (TFC EVENT) -- Aircraft/Aircraft Parts, Airport/Ground Support Eq., Defense Industry Eq., Security/Safety Eq., Telecommunications Eq.
Location/Date: Rio De Janeiro, Brazil 04/14/2017 - 04/17/2017
Event Summary:
Latin American Aerospace & Defense (LAAD)/Defence & Security 2017 will take place at the Riocentro exhibition center, April 14 - 17, 2017. LAAD brings Brazilian and international companies specializing in supplying equipment, services and technology to the armed Forces, Police and Special Forces.

WHY EXHIBIT?

• Latin America's leading defence and security exhibition

• 28,895 visitors

• 170 official delagations hosting 442 delegates from 72 countries

• 642 exhibitors from 41 countries

• 27 international pavilions

According to Business Market International Business Market International (BMI), Brazil's defence sector is looking to foster partnerships in the form of joint ventures with a range of new international partners. BMI views Brazil as a likely base for international defence companies wishing to develop and expand into other markets in the Latin American region. The company most active in seeking partnerships with international groups is Embraer; this extends from whole platform development programs to individual components and systems.

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Contacts:
Michael Thompson, Trade Event Programs
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-0671
Michael.Thompson@trade.gov
Daniele Andrews, Brasilia
Senior Commercial Specialist
Phone: 55/61/3312-7458
Daniele.Andrews@trade.gov

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