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.
Organizers of the Marine Equipment Trade Show, which runs Nov. 17-19 at RAI Amsterdam, say the show is now nearly as large as it was before the 2007 financial crisis.
Some 51 products were nominated to go forward for final judging by the jury of the silver jubilee edition of the DAME Design Award competition.
The METSTrade show appointed Rens-Jan van Vliet as its new maritime product manager.
The inaugural Future of Yacht Recycling Conference, which takes place Nov. 16 at the RAI Amsterdam Convention Center the day before the Marine Equipment Trade Show opens, announced speakers and panelists.
METS Trade organizer RAI Amsterdam announced that the proceeds from this year’s DAME Design Award will benefit the Dutch charity Sailability.
The Marine Equipment Trade Show is seeking nominations for its Boat Builder and Equipment Manufacturer Collaborative Solution Award, which will be presented at a gala Nov. 18 at the Maritime Museum in Amsterdam.
Tickets for the first Boat Builder Awards for business achievement are now available.
Nominations are being sought for the inaugural IBI-METS Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement.
Amsterdam RAI said the keynote speaker at the METS 2015 Breakfast Briefing on Nov. 17 will be Peter Sander, manager of emerging technologies and concepts at Airbus Industries.