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Top boat builders sign up for Dubai show

Dubai, August 13, 2009

Three of the world’s biggest luxury superyacht manufacturers have signed up to participate in the upcoming Dubai International Boat Show (DIBS) 2010.

DIBS 2010, one of the top five leisure marine events in the world, will be open from March 9 to 13, 2010 at Dubai International Marine Club (DIMC) - Mina Seyahi.

Burger Boat Company, Trinity Yachts, and Westport are among the leading names in the industry that will all be a part of the new, dedicated, superyacht pavilion at next year’s show.

“DIBS is the most trusted leisure marine event in the Middle East, and the participation of Burger Boats, Trinity Yachts, and Westport confirms the quality of manufacturers that will again be on display,” said Trixee Loh, senior vice president, exhibitions, Dubai World Trade Centre, organiser of the show.

“Dubai International Boat Show is now the most important event in the year for companies looking to strengthen their position in the Middle East market,” she added.

'Westport's participation reflects our long term view for continued growth in Dubai and the Middle East,' said Philip Purcell, Vice President, Westport Yachts.

'The Dubai International Boat Show is an established event in the calendar, and provides us with the perfect platform to meet with current and potential customers. The Middle East is one of the most important regions in the world for the marine industry, and we have chosen the Dubai International Boat Show to bring the latest luxury yachts to our valued clients.'

Located within the heart of the shows exclusive luxury area, the superyacht pavilion is a dedicated platform for the world’s leading superyacht builders and shipyards to present their products and services to the regional and international high net worth individuals, royalty and VIPs who attend the show.

Furthermore, the new superyacht promenade located within the Marina display area will showcase some of the world’s most luxurious yachts.

'The Middle East market is key to our business plans, and our participation at the Dubai International Boat Show is at the heart of that,' said William S Smith III, vice president, Trinity Yachts.

'Buyers from this part of the world have a strong loyalty towards Trinity and we look forward to bringing our latest accomplishments in the world of superyachts to the heart of the region's boating industry.'

Around 400 boats will be on display at DIBS 2010 from every part of the industry, including boat-builders and designers as well as marine equipment suppliers and service providers.

'DIBS brings Burger Boat Company’s blend of rich heritage and the latest technologies to Middle East buyers,' said Ron Cleveringa, vice president sales and marketing, Burger Boat Company.

'We have designed and built many yachts since our founding in 1863, and participating at DIBS gives us the platform to expand our reach into this key market,” he added. – TradeArabia News Service




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