Registration opens for World Marinas Conference

Registration is open for the 2021 ICOMIA World Marinas Conference, set to take place in Dubai Oct. 12-14. The conference will bring together 200 participants comprising the region’s leading marina and club operators, owners and vendors along with related government agency representatives. The event will showcase innovations in the new marina and boatyard products and services and tackle some of the big issues and opportunities through presentations and interactive sessions.

Secure the early bird offer (valid until August 31) by accessing the ticketing portal on

Presentations and panel discussions will focus on future leisure, social and economic trends and how they impact marinas. These sessions will also cover asset management, maintenance and benchmarking, risk mitigations, environmental leadership and many more highly anticipated topics.The conference will be moderated by Shirley Robertson, double Olympic sailing medalist and an accomplished presenter across multiple channels. Below are some of the panel discussions that will be part of the conference:

  • Established Successful Lifestyle Marinas and New Upcoming Destinations
  • Circular Economy
  • Driving Lifestyle and Tourism through Yacht Clubs and Watersports
  • The Real Estate Point of View
  • Investors’ Expectations
  • The Superyacht Segment: The Captains’ View
  • Sailing Towards the Future

With the aim of hosting the event in a secure environment and keeping the safety of all delegates as a top priority, the conference will adhere to the Covid-19 measures announced by the Dubai Government, which include observing physical distancing of two meters and wearing a face mask. All event delegates and participants must provide proof of receiving both doses of the Covid-19 vaccine as of current regulations.

The 2021 ICOMIA World Marinas Conference is hosted by Leisure Marine Association MENA (LMA) and supported by key players including P&O Marinas, Dubai Tourism, D-Marin and Dubai Harbour. For more information and to register, visit

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