Exhibitors have one more week to submit their most innovative designs for the METS Trade Design Awards.
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.
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.
The U.S. Superyacht Association joined with the National Marine Manufacturers Association to create the first USA Superyacht Pavilion in the newly expanded SuperYacht Pavilion at METS Trade Nov. 15-17 in Amsterdam.
Yachticon general manager Andreas Tegeler and Lewmar CEO Peter Tierney joined the Marine Equipment Trade Show exhibition committee.
The lineup was announced for the Sustainability in the Marine Industry Conference, which is set for Nov. 14 at RAI Amsterdam on the day before the 2016 METS Trade show opens its doors.
The Marine Equipment Trade Show said it added capacity with a new hall for 2016 at the RAI Amsterdam convention center because more than three-quarters of the space had been booked eight months out.
More than 80 percent of the Marine Equipment Trade Show floor has been booked nine months in advance of the event and the deadline for the early bird rate is March 1.