Tag Archives: METSTRADE

DAME Design Awards names 67 finalists

The jury for the DAME Design Award 2016  has named a list of 67 products as the final nominees for this year's competition. The DAME winners will be announced during the Breakfast Briefing in Amsterdam RAI on the opening day of METSTRADE 2016, taking place 15 to 17 November in the Amsterdam RAI Convention Centre. A total of 117 entries ...

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METS owner purchases 50 percent stake in IBEX

RAI Amsterdam, owners and producers of METSTRADE (The Marine Equipment Trade Show) has purchased a 50 percent stake in IBEX from WoodenBoat Publications Inc., publisher of Professional BoatBuilder magazine. The announcement was made Tuesday during the IBEX Industry Breakfast. Starting on October 7, 2016, RAI Amsterdam will partner with the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) to produce future IBEX events.  ...

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Keynote speech on circular economy to open METSTRADE 2016

RAI Amsterdam, organizers and hosts of the METSTRADE Show, have announced that the opening ceremony of this year’s edition of the three-day show will include a keynote speech by architect Steven Beckers. He will address the topic of “Circular Economy: Towards a positive impact on the recreational marine industry” during the traditional Breakfast Briefing in collaboration with ICOMIA on the first ...

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METSTRADE 2016 sees growth in all areas

The decision to expand the capacity of the 2016 edition of the METSTRADE Show has been fully justified, said the organizers of METSTRADE. A full six months before the event opens for business from Nov. 15-17, 97 percent of the original exhibition floor has already been booked, and sales are also on course for the additional hall. By meeting the ...

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Nominations open for IBI METSTRADE Boat Builder Awards 2016

Nominations are now open for the second Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement in association with Raymarine, organized jointly by IBI and METSTRADE. Visitors to the awards’ dedicated website, Boatbuilderawards.com, are encouraged to nominate for any of this year’s eight award categories by following the quick and easy online process. The prestigious awards recognize and reward the outstanding business achievements ...

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USSA and NMMA create first USA Superyacht Pavilion at METSTRADE

The U.S. Superyacht Association (USSA) announced it has joined forces with the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) to create the first USA Superyacht Pavilion in the newly expanded SuperYacht Pavilion (SYP) at METSTRADE, the world’s largest trade exhibition of equipment, materials and services for the international marine leisure industry, to be held on Nov. 15- 17, 2016. This move of the ...

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New categories added for Boat Builder Awards at METS

Two new award categories have been added to this year’s Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement in association with Raymarine, which is due to take place on November 16, the evening of the second day of the METSTRADE Show in Amsterdam. The Environmental Initiative Award, sponsored by Scott Bader, and the Best Apprenticeship and Training Scheme Award will join the ...

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METSTRADE adds exhibit space for 2016

RAI Amsterdam has designed a range of layout changes to this year’s METSTRADE Show, including the addition of a new hall, organizers said Thursday. METSTRADE 2016 is November 15 to 17 in the RAI Amsterdam convention center in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The show reported record attendance of almost 22,000 visitors in 2015, with almost 1,400 exhibiting companies, with more than ...

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Early bird deadline nears for METS exhibitors

The METSTRADE show is reminding potential exhibitors that lower early bird exhibitor rates end next Tuesday, March 1. METSTRADE 2016 is November 15-17 in RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre, the Netherlands. According to show organizers, more than 80 percent of the show floor has already been booked. Applications for exhibit space can be submitted via metstrade.com.

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New Yanmar common-rail diesels to showcase at METS 2015

ALMERE, Netherlands – Yanmar Marine International (YMI) is showing its new range of common-rail fuel injected marine diesel engines rated for leisure marine and workboat applications at METS 2015 in Amsterdam on November 17-19 on Stand 01.331. Topping the bill of new inboards is its in-line six-cylinder is rated at 440 mhp at 3,300 rpm. This is the world marine-trade ...

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