Heli-Expo 2009 a resounding success
Besucherrekord in Anaheim<br /> Heli-Expo 2009 came to a close in Anaheim on Tuesday, with all indicators pointing to a record breaking show. While a total of 17,373 participates attended the show over all three days last year, HAI had attracted 17,321 by only the second day this year - with final attendee figures an incredible 17,995.
Five-hundred and eighty-five exhibitors showcased their products and services. Sixty-five helicopters were displayed on the showroom floor. Exhibitor space covered 259,400 net square feet and featured avionics, accessories, components, and related products, all under one roof. Exhibitors reported high activity at their booths, and vendors were able to interact with thousands of attendees on the floor. HAI committee meetings and educational seminars were well attended, and this year’s Heli-Expo Job Fair was also a success, with 35 employers and more than 550 jobseekers participating.