Tank Storage Asia reaffirmed its position as the leading event for the Asian tank storage industry with record breaking numbers attending the 2014 show. The event, which took place on 24-25 September at the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, recorded a sizeable 25% increase of visitors compared with last year.
Tank Storage Asia welcomed key industry professionals from over 31 different countries, with 90% travelling from Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, India and China.
Ariff Ahmad, manager of operations & logistics at Petronas Base Oil (M) Son Bhd, was one of the many senior figures and key influencers who attended the show. He remarked: ‘I am involved on both the commercial side of storage and also as a user. Tank Storage Asia provided me with the opportunity to listen to market updates, observe trends and witness what the future of the storage industry is looking like.’
The highly rated two day conference programme featured its strongest ever line up, with talks by 20 leading industry authorities, drawn from around the world. They explored an array of critical industry themes within the bulk liquid storage sector including the shale boom, the storage market in China and the growth of the Asian biofuels market.
Conference attendee Hazlina Jalil, head of planning at Johor Petroleum Development Corporation Berhad was impressed by the conference programme: ‘The knowledge and experience shared by the speakers at the Tank Storage Asia was invaluable.’
Exhibitors also found the show to be a great success with a record-breaking 85% rebooking their stand on site at the event, as well as four new exhibitors signing up at the show after seeing it in action.
The next edition of Tank Storage Asia takes place from 29-30 September 2015 at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, to find out more about attending or exhibiting visit www.tankstorageasia.com