METS announced record attendance of 20,500 professionals and 1,320 exhibitors at the Nov. 19-21 show.
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 World Marinas Conference of the International Council of Marine Industry Associations, scheduled to be held next June, was launched during the 2013 Marine Equipment Trade Show in Amsterdam with a Turkish-themed reception at the Marina and Yard Pavilion.
The Marine Equipment Trade Show announced record attendance of 20,500 professionals at the three-day business-to-business event that ended Thursday.
Jury chairman Bill Dixon presented the prestigious DAME Award 2013 at the start of the Marine Equipment and Trade Show in Amsterdam this morning to the vector fin stabilizer system from Sleipner Motor AS of Norway. “Since inception, this competition has highlighted excellent examples of how a commonplace item of marine equipment can be reimagined…more
And so it begins. After a late-night party on the Grace Kelly with the fine folks at Mastervolt/Marinco, I hit the sheets. An early morning start time for a breakfast before the DAME Awards dampened my late-night party plans.
Another day, three hours, 39 minutes and 9 seconds until METS starts, and I’m already exhausted. I have heard the stories about METS through the years and was never quite sure what to think. I have done the tour of the U.S. shows for many years and I have always been impressed. Sure, some years…more
The Marine Equipment Trade Show in Amsterdam expanded its exhibition program with a sold-out SuperYacht Pavilion and more than 230 first-time exhibitors. Organizers said that even with an expansion in Hall 9, the pavilion is sold out. METS still has a few places left and organizers said that with the new exhibitors the show has…more
The International Council of Marine Industry Associations halved the price of its 2012 Recreational Boating Industry Statistics Book as part of a monthlong METS November special. ICOMIA has been producing the book for almost 20 years, but this year it has several enhancements, including: • Detailed French marine industry statistics • Content that has been…more
‘Queen jewel’ of trade shows adds three more national pavilions for its Nov. 19-21 run in Amsterdam Some company executives might think that attending the 26th annual Marine Equipment Trade Show in Amsterdam Nov. 19-21 won’t be worthwhile because of the economic downturn that continues to challenge much of Europe. But those companies would be,…more
This year’s Marine Equipment Trade Show in Amsterdam, which takes place Nov. 19-21, will have an innovative addition called Material Xperience On Tour. Suppliers and experts from the global network Materia will display materials that could add considerable value to the maritime sector. Material Xperience On Tour will be part of the Construction Material Pavilion…more