Event: EUROSATORY 2014

Location: Paris-France

Date of Event: 06/16/2014-06/20/2014

Products: Military, Uniforms, Protective clothing

Project Officer: Mary Lynn Landgraf 202-482-7909

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JUNE 16-20, 2014

LOCATION: PARIS-NORD Villepinte Convention Center Paris, France

SHOW DESCRIPTION: Eurosatory is the largest land and land-air defense trade show serving the global defense market. Eurosatory 2014 will present indoor and outdoor exhibits showcasing the emerging new technologies and innovations that will dominate the defense operations of tomorrow. Corporate officials as well as high-ranking visitors from many militaries attend, including ministers of defense, chiefs of staff, senior army commanding generals, and top government decision-makers. The numbers speak for themselves. At Eurosatory 2012, 1432 exhibitors from 53 countries participated and the show netted 53,480 visitors of which 48% were international visitors. Also in 2012 the security sector was expanded by 30%. With over 370 new products presented at the exhibition, Eurosatory is the Number 1 show in the world in terms of product launches.

VISITORS/EXHIBITORS: Eurosatory 2012 reached over 152 delegations from 84 countries, 1432 exhibitors, 53,480 visitors from 35 countries, and 684 journalists from the 5 continents.

AMENITIES: The Office of Textiles and Apparel (OTEXA) of the U.S. Department of Commerce will feature a catalog/sample booth at the show. Included in the package of services is the collection of leads that will be sent to each company in a spreadsheet after the show, promotion of samples, and the opportunity for pre-, concurrent, and post-show publicity for your company.

COST: $900 for 4-5 samples not to exceed 20 yards or four book samples, company literature and business cards. Shipment of samples to and from Eurosatory 2014 is the responsibility of the participant. You will be able to ship to a DPO mailing address if samples are sent on a timely basis; otherwise courier packages can be delivered to the U.S. Commercial Service Office in Paris. We can offer shipping information for the show upon request.

WHY SHOULD YOU EXHIBIT? For one week, the entire "supply chain" can be found at the show. Eurosatory 2014 brings together companies of all sizes, subcontractors, suppliers, decision-makers and buyers from countries across the globe, to network and establish new business. Our results at the International Defense and Exhibit and Conference (IDEX 2013) in Abu Dhabi, UAE and DSEI 2013 in London, and Milipol Paris 2013 and other recent military shows have indicated a strong demand for military textiles and apparel ranging from apparel to geotextiles. Don’t miss this opportunity to expand your network and advance your knowledge!

For additional information, please contact Mary Lynn Landgraf at (202) 482-7909 or Mary-Lynn.Landgraf@trade.gov. You may also send a fax to (202) 482-2331.
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The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Office of Textiles and Apparel celebrated its sixth appearance at the biennial Eurosatory Defense Show, held in Paris, France on June 16-20th, 2014. OTEXA represented 15 U.S. companies in its USA Sample Booth. The companies are listed below:
    1. Alexium Inc. – Greenville, S.C.
    2. Apex Mills – Inwood, N.Y.
    3. BondCote Corp – Pulaski, Va.
    4. Burlington Industry – Greensboro, N.C.
    5. Danner Inc. – Portland, Ore.
    6. Flying Circle Bag Co. – Boerne, Texas
    7. Infrared Tools – Crofton, Md.
    8. Infrastructure Defense Technologies – Belvidere, Ill.
    9. Milliken & Company – Spartanburg, S.C.
    10. Navajo Fabrics – Westerly, R.I.
    11. Point Blank Enterprises, Inc. – Pompano Beach, Fla.
    12. Propper International – Weldon Spring, Mo.
    13. SecureIt Tactical, Inc. – Syracuse, N.Y.
    14. Sterlingwear of Boston – East Boston, Mass.
    15. TACARM, LLC – Fayetteville, N.C.

The OTEXA Sample Booth at the Eurosatory trade show generated 322 leads for these 15 companies and 26 leads for other U.S. products and services, and we expect many future successes due to their participation.