U.S. Ambassador Adelman to Open US pavilion

 - February 14, 2012, 7:45 AM

U.S. ambassador to Singapore David Adelman will cut the ribbon to open the U.S. International Pavilion at the Singapore Airshow this morning. He will be joined by General Gary North, U.S. Pacific Air Forces commander, and Nicole Lamb-Hale, U.S. assistant secretary of commerce for manufacturing and services.

The U.S. pavilion will showcase the products and services of 70 companies, 25 of which are exhibiting at the Singapore Airshow for the first time. The 1,400-sq-m pavilion has been organized by Kallman Worldwide.

“The numbers are strong and encouraging,” said president and CEO Tom Kallman. “The high percentage of new exhibitors tells us that confidence is building, especially among small and mid-sized companies.”

U.S. pavilion exhibitors are invited to meet industry and market executives at a welcome reception at booth Q95 tis morning. A VIP tour of the pavilion will follow the ceremony. The activities are sponsored by Daimler, ITT Exelis, Lockheed Martin and Raytheon.