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.
Former Groupe Beneteau executive receives lifetime achievement award.
The national anthem, a ribbon-cutting by the U.S. ambassador to the Netherlands and optimistic exhibitors all mark the start of the show.
Product is recognized for its ability to improve the environmental footprint of leisure boating.
The program recognizes the achievements of individuals and companies.
A new networking area will accommodate exhibitors who would have been shut out of the show.
The two sessions will focus on boat construction and materials.
The 2018 edition of Metstrade will again have an I-nnovationLAB stage that is intended to stimulate discussions on myriad topics in the marine industry.