The METS Trade Show officially launched its new online community as a year-round addition to the annual event.
The Marine Equipment Trade Show, held annually in the fall in Amsterdam, is the world’s largest trade exhibition of equipment, materials and systems for the international marine leisure industry. It is organized by Amsterdam RAI in association with the International Council of Marine Industry Associations.
RAI Amsterdam, organizers and hosts of the METS Trade Show, announced that the opening ceremony of this year’s edition of the three-day show will include a keynote speech by the renowned architect Steven Beckers.
The deadline is Wednesday for nominations for the second Boat Builders Awards for Business Achievement.
The Marine Equipment Trade Show, now known as METS Trade, is scheduled Nov. 15-17 in expanded exhibition space at RAI Amsterdam — a venue one CEO calls his company’s “number one place to find new products.”
Soundings Trade Only is teaming up with the METS Trade Show this year, set for Nov. 15-17 at RAI Amsterdam, to offer a new feature that will allow exhibitors to perform live product demonstrations from a new stage featured within the 2016 show.
Exhibitors have one more week to submit their most innovative designs for the METS Trade Design Awards.
The METS Trade Show added speakers to its “Sustainability in the Marine Industry” conference, which will explore recycling, the life cycle assessment of boats and how the designer, boatbuilder and manufacturing supply chain can profitably adopt what it calls the “circular economy.”
The Design Awards METS Trade, known to the industry as DAME awards, is now open for entries.
Nominations are open for the second Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement, organized jointly by IBI and METS Trade in association with Raymarine.
Six months before the Nov. 15-17 METS Trade, the expanded marine expo in Amsterdam said it has seen 97 percent of its exhibition floor booked and sales are on track for the additional hall.