- Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri: “With over 30% of the Marina berths already sold the event is well on-track to be the largest ever gathering of boats and water-sports in Abu Dhabi”
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 16 September 2017 – Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) today announced that the Abu Dhabi International Boat Show 2018, set to run at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre in October next year, is already registering high uptake from prospective exhibitors and key stakeholders within the marine industry.
Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri, Group CEO of ADNEC, said: “Over the last few months, we have been witnessing a great deal of interest in the 2018 edition of the Abu Dhabi International Boat Show from local and international leisure and marine industry players, key stakeholders and enthusiasts. With over 30% of the Marina berths already sold the event is well on-track to be the largest ever gathering of boats and water-sports in Abu Dhabi. Showcasing cutting-edge technology and innovation in the marine industry, the event will include a unique networking platform for marine professionals to meet and discuss best practices and marine luxury and retail trends.”
Al Dhaheri added: “ADNEC’s ongoing collaboration and partnership with British Marine Boat Shows underpins our efforts to deliver a well-rounded exhibition showcasing internationally acclaimed marine products.”
Highlighting ADNEC’s growing exhibition portfolio, Al Dhaheri noted: “ADNEC is determined to grow our already impressive selection of wide-ranging, high-calibre, and industry specific exhibitions. Determining lifestyle trends and business needs are qualities we excel in therefore ADNEC is proud to add the Abu Dhabi International Boat Show 2018 to its extensive list of exhibitions. This exciting, upscale event will complement the UAE capital’s growing status as a preferred destination for business tourism, and modern luxury living - both in the marine and non-marine fields.”
Gregor Stinner CEO ART MARINE, commented: “We are pleased to confirm our attendance at the Abu Dhabi International Boat Show 2018. As a business, ART MARINE don’t just operate in the UAE, we work to reach customers in every market where we have a presence and there is no better way to reach the yachting enthusiast than participating at the events in the maritime calendar. The Abu Dhabi International Boat Show can provide a great platform for promoting yacht sales to an international audience.”
Earlier in 2017 as part of its efforts to ensure a competitive and successful event, ADNEC announced the ratification of a partnership agreement with British Marine Boat Shows – a subsidiary of British Marine. Event organiser British Marine Boat Shows, has also hosted the London Boat Show and TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show. The London Boat Show takes place at ExCeL London, London’s premier event venue and a wholly owned subsidiary of ADNEC.
The Abu Dhabi International Boat Show will be held at the attractive location of the ADNEC Marina which includes a 6m deep channel enabling ships of all sizes to berth alongside an extensive purpose-built 31,000m2 show marina.