FOLLOWING ON THE SUCCESS OF THE 57th GENOA BOAT SHOW, A COLLECTIVE FORMED OF 10 UCINA MEMBER COMPANIES WILL BRING THE BEST OF THEIR MADE IN ITALY PRODUCTS TO THE FORT LAUDERDALE INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW.
LOOK FOR THEM FROM NOVEMBER 1st TO 5th AT THIS AMERICAN BOAT SHOW, GATEWAY TO THE LARGEST EXPORT MARKET FOR ITALIAN NAUTICAL PRODUCTS
UCINA Confindustria Nautica and ICE – the governmental agency for promoting Italian companies abroad- will be organising a collective to bring to the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show in America. The event will be held from November 1st to 5th at the Bahia Mar Yachting Center di Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
ICE and UCINA Confindustria Nautica will have a large display space that will be an ideal showcase for welcoming potential clients and for holding business meetings within the Super Yacht Pavilion. In the same pavilion there will also be a space dedicated to the 57th Genoa Boat Show which, with its over 148,000 attendees, 884 brands present and 1.100 boats on display, was the largest and best attended boat show in the Med in 2017 and is an important reference point for Italian brands working in the nautical sector.
Ten brands will be represented in the collective that will have its products on display in the Superyacht Pavilion. These are: Lomac Nautica srl, Viraver Technology s.r.l., Schenker Italia srl, Atep Italia srl, Vitrifrigo srl, Opacmare srl, Boat Lift srl, Aries (a branch of CCIAA from Trieste), Canard Yachts srl and Ascom spa.
Many other top companies who are UCINA Confindustria Nautica members will also be present at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show. These are: Austin Parker Yachts, CMC
Marine srl, Gianneschi Pumps and Blowers srl, Monte Carlo Yachts, Overmarine, Rossinavi, Sanlorenzo, Valdenassi Emanuele Maria, Yacht Controller and ZAR Formenti.
Following on the success of the Genoa Boat Show, the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show will be another important showcase for the best in Italian pleasure boating. The United States is the largest export market for Italian nautical products and is the largest market worldwide in terms of turnover, number of boats built and number of hobbyists.
In the year 2016 Italian pleasure and sport boat exports to the US totalled 401.600.000 Euros, up 17,7% from 2015. (from “La Nautica in Cifre 2017” – a statistical report prepared by the
UCINA Confindustria Nautica research department in partnership with the Fondazione Edison and Assilea, with the support of the Ministero delle Infrastrutture e dei Trasporti.)
ICE and UCINA Confindustria Nautica will continue to collaborate 2017 at the METS in Amsterdam (November 14-16, 2017) and at Nautic in Paris (December 2-10.) This collaboration will continue in the first half of 2018 at BOOT Düsseldorf (January 20-28,) and at the Dubai International Boat Show (February 27 – March 3) and the Singapore Yacht Show (April 12-15, 2018).
Genoa, October 20, 2017
UCINA CONFINDUSTRIA NAUTICA is the branch of Confindustria that has represented the Italian nautical sector since 1967. From shipbuilding to parts, from services to destinations. With 312 companies registered, UCINA CONFINDUSTRIA NAUTICA represents over 80% of the nautical sector in Italy and 65% of its activity goes to promoting growth in the sector through proposal of new legislation, sector-specific statistics, promoting the marine lifestyle and developing nautical tourism. UCINA has an open channel with institutions, politicians, charities and the government and is part of Confindustria, Federturismo, Federazione del Mare, Comitato Fiere Industria, Fondazione Edison and Fondazione Sviluppo Sostenibile with whom it shares principles and actions. On an international level, UCINA is present in both the European and International Federations ICOMIA and EBI. In line with its mission to promote the nautical sector, UCINA heads the company I Saloni Nautici, to organise the Genoa Boat Show (Salone Nautico di Genova,) a top event to showcase Made in Italy nautical products on an international level.
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