FORTEM acquire the Vertical Flight Expo & Conference

Fortem International has announced today that it has acquired the industry leading Vertical Flight Expo & Conference (formerly Helitech International) from Reed Exhibitions Ltd. The event is the largest exhibition and conference in Europe that is dedicated to vertical products, parts, accessories and services. It brings together leading manufacturers, suppliers, buyers and engineers in the industry. 

Commenting on the acquisition of Vertical Flight Expo & Conference, Christian Yandell Fortem CEO said  “I am hugely excited to be able to add Vertical Flight Expo & Conference to our fantastic portfolio of shows, and we are very much looking forward to working with this dynamic industry which is constantly innovating, on an event with such rich heritage.” 

The event will be run jointly by two of Fortem's most experienced MD’s, Adnan Hiroli, both with exceptional records of breathing new life into some of the UK’s biggest trade shows. 

Adnan Hiroli added  “I am absolutely thrilled to have been given the chance to take the Vertical Flight Expo & Conference to new heights in the next era for a show that has been part of the European exhibition scene since 1986. We have great plans for the event, and I can’t wait to give it the Fortem touch, implementing our core values of education, innovation, and providing unparalleled opportunities for our highly targeted range of visitors.” 

A further announcement confirming more details about plans for the next show will be made shortly.