DAME winners 2015

DAME Design Award 2015: and the winners are...

The prestigious DAME Design Award has gone to joint winners for the first time in its 25-year history. Jury chair Bill Dixon presented the overall DAME award to the Lume On™ LED light from Spinlock and the Electric Stabilising Fin & Interceptor System from Humphree during the opening ceremony of the METSTRADE show in RAI Amsterdam.

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Paulo Vitelli - Boat Builder Awards

Paolo Vitelli heads list of winners at inaugural Boat Builder Awards

The founder and chairman of Azimut Benetti, Paolo Vitelli, has been presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award sponsored by Sleipner, at the Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement in association with Raymarine, that took place last night at a gala dinner in the National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam.

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Watch the METSTRADE 2015 highlights with METSTRADE VIDEO. Throughout the show many interesting videos were recorded including interesting presentations, keynotes and of course the DAME design award ceremony.

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The METSTRADE show pavilions: self-contained shows with unique concepts and programme

Construction Material Pavilion

Get inspiration about materials and how to use them than in the Construction Material Pavilion, the specialist platform for raw materials and composites and discuss products with designers and boat builders.

Marina & Yard Pavilion

The Marina & Yard Pavilion, dedicated to equipment for the global network of marinas and boatyards is continually expanding, including exciting formats such as the Waterfront Stage and the HISWA Marina Symposium. In 2016, the ICOMIA World Marinas Conference will be held adjacent to the MYP. The synergy between these events will create an excepional marinas hub for the industry!

SuperYacht Pavilion

The SuperYacht Pavilion is a destination in its own right. With its own dedicated hall and associated educational and social networking programme, the SYP is far more than an exhibition - it's a superyacht experience.

Marine industry professionals converge at the METSTRADE show

Year after year the METSTRADE show proves itself as the annual one-stop platform for the entire marine leisure industry: boat and yacht builders, naval architects, yacht designers, interior builders, naval engineers, marina managers, yacht captains and crew, marine industry consultants, yacht brokers, charter boat operators, and much more.