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13 - 16  October 2021

ABU DHABI
INTERNATIONAL
BOAT SHOW

Abu Dhabi International Boat Show is unique to Abu Dhabi and the region; it caters for all marine industry professionals and the whole family seeking a great day out or a weekend.

Abu Dhabi International Boat Show is the perfect platform to discover the latest ways to enjoy all aspects of Marine leisure and water-sports in and around Abu Dhabi, with a whole range of opportunities to get out on the water.

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Successful facts & figures about 2019

26,000 +
 Visitors
75
 Boats Displayed
40,000 m2
 Overall Show Space
27
 Countries
284
 Exhibitors and Exhibiting Brands

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS

MANY REASONS TO EXHIBIT

ADIBS is a global platform positioning your company at the forefront of the marine industry in the Middle East

ADIBS is a global platform positioning your company at the forefront of the marine industry in the Middle East

Position your brand to a unique audience of high net worth individuals and Government buyers and officials as well as a large number of leisure marine enthusiasts and hobbyists

Position your brand to a unique audience of high net worth individuals and Government buyers and officials as well as a large number of leisure marine enthusiasts and hobbyists

Engage with an audience made of VIP’s, high net worth consumers, industry enthusiasts and boating fans. Most of our audience are UAE and GCC residents having one of the highest GDP per capita incomes in the world.

Engage with an audience made of VIP's, high net worth consumers, industry enthusiasts and boating fans. Most of our audience are UAE and GCC residents having one of the highest GDP per capita incomes in the world.

MORE THAN JUST AN EXHIBITION

  • Khalid Juma Alshaali
    Board Member, Alshaali Group

    Six boats were ordered at the show with plenty of conversations and interest relating to business collaborations and partnerships.

  • Zaid Shouly
    Managing Director, The Captains Club

    Abu Dhabi International Boat Show delivered successfully on our expectations as a quality business platform for the Captain’s Club. As we strive to amplify our presence within the UAE and beyond and spread the passion for leisure marine lifestyle, we consider ADIBS to be an instrumental partner in achieving this objective in future.

  • Souad Cherifi
    Managing Partner, Fast Marine Boats

    For Axopar boats, the big highlight was the chance to do sea trials during the show which makes a big difference as opposed to just showing the boat. We received visitors from Bahrain and Kuwait and UAE residents showing great interest in the brand. We got a lot of leads and some confirmed purchases.

  • Nizar Tagi
    Chief Commercial Officer, Gulf Craft

    We totally understand the decision to postpone the Abu Dhabi International Boat Show 2020 and we fully support their decision. Gulf Craft will be exhibiting at the next event in October 2021 with a range of leisure boats including ’’ Oryx’’ – sports cruiser, and we are looking forward to working with the ADIBS team in the lead up to the Show. Boat Shows are an important part of our commercial strategy. It’s where new and existing customers can see and speak to our professional and knowledgeable team, whilst being able to see and sea trial our quality and high performing leisure boats that are built by Gulf Craft, the biggest UAE and Middle East boat builder.

  • Captain Alessio Tumbiolo
    MD Yacht Controller Middle East, Official GCC representative for Sirena Yachts

    Abu Dhabi International Boat Show is a key platform for us to grow our business with key GCC based customers. We totally support the decision that the team have made to postpone the 2020 edition. We are looking forward to the 2021 Show as the industry will be able to re-build its strength and have a stronger presence at the next Show, in an environment projected to bear greater visitor and buyer confidence & drive marine business forward

  • Ron Nugent
    Marketing Director, Westport Yachts USA

    Abu Dhabi International Boat Show is key in the Boat Show calendar for Westport Yachts since its inception in 2018. We recognise the importance of Shows so we understand the difficult decision to postponing the 2020 edition to October 2021 and we are confident that a quality show within a safe environment will be delivered. We acknowledge that it’s a growing boating market in the Middle East and as the leading American shipyard, Westport Yachts look forward to contributing to the future development of the show.”

  • Mr Mohamed Al Suwaidi
    Chairman, Al Suwaidi Marine

    Al Suwaidi Marine have collaborated with Abu Dhabi International Boat Show organised by ADNEC Group, as the Gold Sponsor for the last 2 years. The Show is integral for our business to establish new opportunities, strengthen our current relationships and widen our network of influential industry contacts. We appreciate and support the decision to postpone the 2020 edition and we are anticipating a stronger Show in 2021 in which ASM will display its finest crafts for the GCC marine enthusiasts

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THE VENUE

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The Show Marina provides berths off all sizes and the opportunity for boats to be displayed alongside pontoons immediately in front of their stand.

To be held at the attractive location of the ADNEC Marina which includes a 6m deep channel enabling yachts of all sizes to berth alongside an extensive purpose-built 31,000m2 show marina.

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