METS adds space for 2016 show

The Marine Equipment Trade Show said it added capacity with a new hall for 2016 at the RAI Amsterdam convention center.
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The Marine Equipment Trade Show said it added capacity with a new hall for 2016 at the RAI Amsterdam convention center because more than three-quarters of the space had been booked eight months out.

The superyacht pavilion and the marina and yard pavilion will expand for METS Trade, which will run from Nov. 15-17.

The changes include:

  • Halls 4 and 5 merge to form Hall 5
  • Atrium lobby becomes Hall 4
  • Hall 9 becomes Hall 11
  • Hall 11 becomes Hall 12
  • Expansion of the superyacht pavilion to take full halls 10 and 11 (former Hall 9)
  • DAME presentation and Innovation Lab centralized in Hall 6 hub
  • Marina and yard pavilion from Europe Foyer to Hall 5
  • VIP lounge moves to Europe Foyer
  • Sushi bar moves to Hall 7.

Organizers said nearly 22,000 visitors — a record number — attended the 2015 edition of METS.

Click here for the new floorplan and details of the changes.

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