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.

Jury announces DAME award winners

The overall winner of the DAME Award 2011 is the Revolving Portlight from S.C.M. Stampaggio Costruzioni Meccaniche of Italy, the jury announced this morning before the opening of the Marine Equipment Trade Show in Amsterdam. “The jury felt that the Revolving Portlight from S.C.M. delivered an outstanding and exceptional combination of inspired practicality, delightful aesthetics…more

Nominations released for DAME awards

From a total of 133 products entered in this year’s Design Award METS competition, 43 were nominated to go forward for final judging by the DAME jury. The judges will eventually choose a maximum of eight category winners and one overall winner, all of whom will be announced Nov. 15 prior to the start of…more

Exhibitor space limited for METS

Stand space at the Marine Equipment Trade Show and the SuperYacht Pavilion, set for Nov. 15-17 in Amsterdam, is virtually sold out well ahead of schedule, organizers said. Online visitor registration is now open to professionals in the industry. “We feel extremely encouraged to have sold 97 percent of METS and 92 percent of the…more


METS: An entree to global markets

The world’s ‘biggest and best-attended’ marine trade show is a first step for doing business abroad The United States does not exist in a bubble, and neither does its business community. A daily glance at stock market performance shows how closely the U.S. economy is tied to developments in the rest of the world. The…more

Hybrid propulsion conference to precede METS

The International Council of Marine Industry Associations is hosting its first International Marine Hybrid Propulsion Conference Nov. 14 at The Rai in Amsterdam, prior to the start of the Marine Equipment Trade Show. The conference will review the technical issues surrounding the design and implementation of marine hybrids and provide objective data on their advantages…more

METS donates to Netherlands charity

The Stichting Sailing Kids Foundation — a Netherlands-based charity that organizes sailing vacations for seriously ill children and their families — will receive the Design Award METS donation for 2011. The charity was selected by the METS Committee from seven applications it received after issuing a call for entries. The foundation arranges free six-day trips…more

Entries sought for DAME fee donation

METS and Superyacht Pavilion organizer Amsterdam RAI invites government- approved, marine-related public charities to apply for the registration proceeds from the Design Award METS competition. “Since the decision was made in 2007 to charge a fee of 150 euros (about $208) per product registration and donate the sum total to charity, on the advice of…more

Early registration deadline nears for METS

Early-bird registration ends March 1 for companies looking to book space at METS 2011 and the SuperYacht Pavilion 2011, which takes place Nov. 15-17 in Amsterdam. Those who book by that time can save 15 percent. “For many years, METS has sold out swiftly and it looks as if 2011 is keeping pace with the…more

METS reports record numbers for 2010 show

Final figures from the 2010 Marine Equipment Trade Show, which ran Nov. 16-18 in Amsterdam, show that a record 261 first-time exhibitors took part in this year’s event, in addition to a record number of overall exhibitors – 1,320 from 41 countries. “The show was fresh and lively, with a strong sense of optimism,” METS…more

METS 2010 reports attendance, exhibitor increases

Marine Equipment Trade Show/SuperYacht Pavilion 2010 organizers reported an increase in attendance at this year’s show, which ran Tuesday through Thursday in Amsterdam. There were 18,861 visitors this year, compared with 18,454 in 2009 and 18,485 in 2008. The 2010 event also featured more exhibitors, with 1,320 taking part, compared with 1,261 in 2009 and…more

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