PRELIMINARY REPORT ON THE RESULTS OF
XVIII INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION
"PROTECTION TECHNOLOGIES / FIRETECH‑2019"
On October 8‑11, 2019, the prominent event for Ukraine in the field of civil protection, fire and rescue field and labor protection ‑ XVIII International Exhibition "Protection Technologies / FireTech‑2019" took place at the International Exhibition Center. The event was traditionally held together with the XVI International Specialized Exhibition "Arms and Security‑2019" and International Specialized Exhibition "Expert Security‑2019".
The honored guests visited the exhibitions:
President of Ukraine – Volodymyr Zelensky
Secretary of the National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine – Oleksiy Danilov
Minister of Internal Affairs – Arsen Avakov
Minister of Defence of Ukraine – Andriy Zahorodniuk
Director General of the SC "Ukroboronprom" – Aivaras Abromavičius
Chief of the General Staff ‑ Commander of the Armed Forces of Ukraine ‑ Lieutenant General Ruslan Khomchak
Commander of the National Guard of Ukraine ‑ Lieutenant General – Mykola Balan
Head of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine – Serhiy Deyneko
Head of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine – Mykola Chechetkin
Head of the State Space Agency of Ukraine – Pavlo Degtyarenko
Deputy Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, Head of the Interagency Commission on Policy of Military‑Technical Cooperation and Export Control – Serhiy Krivonos
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine – Vasyl Bodnar
Commander of the Land Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine ‑ Lieutenant General Oleksandr Sirsky
Commander of the Naval Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine ‑ Admiral Igor Voronchenko
Commander of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine ‑ Colonel General Serhiy Drozdov
Commander of the Special Operations Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine ‑ Lieutenant General Igor Lunev
General Director of International Exhibition Center Ltd. – Anatoliy Tkachenko
The following foreign delegations took part in the opening ceremony and were present during working days of the exhibition:
Kingdom of Bahrain; Federative Republic of Brazil; Arab Republic of Egypt; Republic of Kazakhstan; Republic of Lithuania; Lebanese Republic; Republic of Moldova; Federal Republic of Nigeria; United Arab Emirates; Islamic Republic of Pakistan; Republic of Poland; Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Slovak Republic; USA.
Exhibition area ‑ more than 34 000 sq.m.:
31 000 sq.m. in four halls
3 000 sq.m. outdoors
Number of companies‑exhibitors of 3 exhibitions ‑ 496
Number of companies‑exhibitors of "Protection Technologies / FireTech‑2019"– more than 80
Number of visitors of the exhibitions ‑ 27 707 people
Among exhibitors ‑ more than 80 enterprises ‑ Ukrainian manufacturers and distributors, as well as foreign companies from Croatia, Turkey, Italy, USA, Poland and Germany.
The State Emergency Service of Ukraine at the exhibition was represented by 5 research institutions and educational institutions from Kiev, Kharkiv, Cherkasy and Lviv.
What is more, 18 units of modern fire‑fighting and rescue equipment were demonstrated at the exhibition grounds, including 4 units presented by the State Emergency Service of Ukraine.
The necessity and topicality of the event is evidenced by a significant number of visitors of the exposition "Protection Technologies / FireTech‑2019" ‑ about 5000 specialists.
The Memorandum of Intent for Cooperation between the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the State Enterprise "Antonov" was signed during the exhibition with the participation of the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov and the Head of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine Mykola Chechotkin. The memorandum envisages the acquisition of 13 aircraft: nine for the SES and four for the National Guard.
Within the framework of the business program of the exhibition, XXI All‑Ukrainian Scientific‑Practical Conference "Development of Civil Protection in Modern Security Conditions" was traditionally organized by the research institutions of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine, together with a presentation of a website on the history of civil protection and rescue.
The Department for organization of civil security measures of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine held Educational and Methodical Seminar "Implementation of engineering activities of civil protection in urban development and construction, creating a base of civil protection structures".
Resourcing Department of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine organized the Seminar‑Meeting of the representatives of resourcing departments of territorial departments of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine.
Representatives of MediaPro LLC shared knowledge and experience during VII All‑Ukrainian Practical Forum "Fire and Technogenic Safety‑2019: Best Experience".
Magazine "Ohorona Pratsi" organized the Workshop on the topic "How to organize accident investigation under the new regulations. Expert consultations on the implementation of the new regulations on occupational accident investigation and management".
The event once more conferment its reputation of Ukraine's main exhibition event in the field of rescue, fire and industrial safety, which enables profile specialists from different levels and regions of both Ukraine and abroad to get acquainted with main market trends.
A detailed report will be posted on the web‑page of the event soon.