World Vape Show turns spotlight on burgeoning e-cigarette industry

SourceArabian Business

Organisers of a new industry platform in Dubai for the multi-billion-dollar e-cigarette and vape market today announced details of the event that will bring together manufacturers, leading retailers, public health professionals and vape enthusiasts from around the world. The first World Vape Show will focus international attention on major issues for an industry expected to be worth $67.31 billion by 2027, as millions of people continue to kick the habit of smoking traditional cigarettes and switch to vaping devices. Taking place at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from September 19-21, the combined exhibition and conference will showcase new vaping technology and the range of regulated products now meeting the demand for safer alternatives to traditional cigarettes. Rescheduled from its original launch date last June, and moved back in the year in view of travel restrictions, the show assembles more than 200 vape brands, up to 50 expert speakers, several thousand industry professionals, vape enthusiasts and those looking to switch from cigarettes. “The postponement of the event owing to the coronavirus served only to reinforce our efforts to make this the largest vape community gathering in the Middle East, with a truly global audience,” said Tony Crinion, managing director at Quartz Business Media, organiser of more...