1-3 March 2013, EXPO Aragon, Exhibition Park, Valencia, Spain
International Exhibition on Techniques and Machinery for the Prevention and Extinguishing of Forest Fires and Regeneration of Affected Areas
Experts in forest fire prevention and fire fighting are concerned about the increase and severity observed this year throughout the world.
Spanish exhibitors and exhibitors from other countries relating to the 21 sectors included in FIREFOR MEDITERRANEAM will present their novelties to the numerous professional visitors pertaining to Fire Departments, Civil Protection and Emergencies Departments, Brigades for prevention and extinguishing of forest fires, Government and Municipal agencies, as well as forest owners professionals and businessmen of the forestry sector, manufacturers that export and import machinery and equipment, researchers, etc., from more than 40 countries and especially from the 22 countries of the Mediterranean Basin, will meet at FIREFOR 2013, the only Show in the world in its main subjects. Will be held with the sponsorship of the 70 national and international Organizations and Entities.
In short, FIREFOR 2013 is a commercial, technical and scientific excellent opportunity for all the people involved in the forest sector in general.
Relating to previous editions, FIREFOR/2013 presents outstanding novelties such as specific actions for promoting exportation of the products exhibited, hence the announced visit of business missions made up of buyers from European countries as well as from America, Asia and Oceania.
Likewise, during the event, new Projects will be presented within the context of the E.U. with a view to the fight against forest fires and the protection of the environment, in which a dozen community countries will participate.
As it is absolutely necessary for the actual inhabitants of rural zones and suburbs located near forests with fire risks to participate, from the first moment, with appropriate knowledge acquired in prevention and extinguishing of fires, FIREFOR 2013 will present a specific project designed for self-protection and self-defense, both personal and of property. It consists of training campaigns and the availability of suitable equipment and material. In this Show, devices will be presented such as modern kits for this purpose.
Included in the scientific-technical-commercial programming are the World Forum on New Experiences in Prevention and Extinguishing of Forest Fires, on Forest Biomass and Cleaning of Forests and the International Day of the Forest Firefighter. The safety of all the professionals who take part in all the tasks will also be a highlighted subject as well as the training of volunteer forest fire fighters.