Boot Düsseldorf 2021 Moving Forward

Author:
Publish date:
Messe Düsseldorf/ctillmann

Messe Düsseldorf/ctillmann

The next iteration of boot Düsseldorf, scheduled for Jan. 23-31, received good news from the German government that will allow for international visitors to attend the show.

The government said that trade fair participants would be seen as business travelers with good cause to enter Germany and would not be barred from entering the country.

Messe Düsseldorf/ctillmann

Messe Düsseldorf/ctillmann

Those attending boot Düsseldorf would have to follow the following protocol: exhibitors would have to submit a confirmation of participation from the trade fair organizer as proof, downloadable from the show’s online order system.

Show visitors, press and the like would be required to show an admission ticket to boot and also an appointment with at least one exhibitor.

In addition, people entering Germany from risk areas — defined here — must show a negative test for Covid-19 within 48 hours of entering the country.

Messe Düsseldorf/ctillmann

Messe Düsseldorf/ctillmann

"boot Düsseldorf 2021 is very well positioned. The manufacturers of boats and yachts have almost uniformly announced their participation…We will have all the major global players in the sailing and motor yacht sector as well as the superboat and luxury yacht area on board again,” said show director Petros Michelidakis in a statement.

Organizers view the show as a vital component to kick off the 2021 season after nearly all of the big European shows have been jettisoned by the Covid-19 pandemic.

“The European shipyards are convinced of the great necessity of boat shows and have told us in many conversations that the boatbuilding industry would not survive without boat shows. They are the elixir of life of the entire water sports community," said Michelidakis.

Related

Argos 3D Forward Looking Sonar

For 20 Years, FarSounder has been developing and manufacturing 3D forward-looking sonar for vessels of all sizes.

Dometic Marine Appoints Executives

The company promotes a 20-plus-year employee and adds a vice president of aftermarket sales and e-commerce.

IMEA Launches Scholarship Program

The International Marine Electronics Alliance aims to recruit students into the field of marine technology.

RBFF Campaign Reels in Awards

The fishing-and-boating advocacy group’s Get on Board campaign was recognized by two national public relations organizations.

Suzuki’s Clean Ocean Project

Testing of the engine manufacturer’s microplastics filtering device continues as it moves closer to production. The company also released its full-year financials.

Uflex Adds to Sales and Marketing Team

The company said significant growth during the last few years created the need to add three employees.

NMTA Beats Proposal To Double Excise Tax

It’s just one example of the value of belonging to a state or local marine trade association. Are you a member of an MTA?