REAS 2022: the record edition of the International Emergency Exhibition arrives
Record numbers for the REAS 2022 international exhibition, the great annual event for the emergency, civil protection, first aid and firefighting sectors. The twenty-first edition, which will take place from 7 to 9 October at the Centro Fiera di Montichiari (Brescia), will in fact see significant growth: over 240 exhibitors will be present, from Italy and 19 other countries (including Germany, France, Poland, Great Britain, United States, Canada, Australia, China and South Korea), on a total exhibition area of over 30 thousand square meters that will occupy the 8 halls of the exhibition center. Over 20 conferences and collateral events are also scheduled. “REAS is a fair capable of promoting the internationalization of the Italian emergency system, involving new foreign buyers and expanding the exhibition offer”, said Attilio Fontana, president of the Lombardy Region, during a press conference today at Palazzo Pirelli in Milan. “Therefore, it fulfills that important task of the trade fair system that allows the promotion of Lombard excellence, a showcase and at the same time a springboard for the business system, for operators, for the Third Sector. Lombardy Region confirms its leadership in Italy for the emergency sector. Ours is the birthplace of the father of Civil Protection, Giuseppe Zamberletti, a Varese man who was the architect of that efficient system, still consolidated today, of forecasting and prevention, of rescue and organization of the national service in all its components, of enhancement of local authorities and volunteering. REAS honors this Lombard excellence, which over the years has been able to grow and evolve, leading us to excel in the national and non-national context “. “We are happy to register the sold out of REAS 2022″, underlines Gianantonio Rosa, president of the Centro Fiera Montichiari, “which for over two decades has offered professionals and volunteers in the emergency and civil protection an opportunity to learn about the latest technologies and to keep up-to-date on the most topical issues “.
Numerous technological innovations will be exhibited at “REAS 2022”, such as new special vehicles for emergency and firefighting, sophisticated equipment for first aid operators, anti-covid sanitation systems and even drones to search for missing persons in the event of natural disasters or serious accidents. Among the numerous events scheduled, there is a conference on the measures adopted in Italy to deal with the humanitarian emergency caused by the war in Ukraine, which will be attended by, among others, the head of the Civil Protection Department, Fabrizio Curcio, and the Ukrainian ambassador. in Italy, Yaroslav Melnyk. A round table will instead be dedicated to the latest forest fire campaign and to the collaboration between the various regions to manage the fires that have also broken out this year throughout the peninsula. Other conferences will cover the role of volunteering in civil protection, air rescue, the transport of pediatric or traumatized patients, emergency telecommunications and planning and prevention of natural and anthropogenic risks. Some side events are also scheduled, such as an educational project for children on emergencies, a basic course for civil protection volunteers and a joint exercise with the participation of state bodies and volunteer groups. Finally, the delivery of some prizes is expected: the “Giuseppe Zamberletti Trophy” for fire fighting and civil protection, the “Driver of the Year Trophy” for emergency vehicle drivers, the “Dog Rescue Trophy” for units civil protection dog lovers and the photo contest “Photograph the emergency in safety”.
“REAS” is organized by Centro Fiera Montichiari in partnership with Hannover Fairs International GmbH and with “Interschutz”, the world’s leading specialized trade fair which takes place every four years in Hanover (Germany). Admission is free and open to all, after registering online for this link.