Visitor registration for the METSTRADE show is now open! For free entry, register your visit with your personal registration code before 10 November. From 10 November onwards an online registration fee of € 70.00 will be charged.

Meet the world in Amsterdam

The METSTRADE show is the world’s largest marine equipment trade show and the only truly international B2B exhibition. With excellent networking opportunities, the latest innovations and located in beautiful Amsterdam, it is an unmissable event for every professional in the industry.

Why the METSTRADE show 2015 is a must-visit

  • A strictly trade-only environment with all global market leaders present
  • Complete product overview from over 1,358 exhibitors
  • Instant perspective on trends and the latest innovations
  • The opportunity to (re)connect with international industry professionals
  • 3 specialised pavilions and over 18 country pavilions

Facts & Figures 2014

  • 21,086 Visitor attendance
  • 14,432 Unique visitors
  • 107 Nationalities
  • 66% Decision makers
  • 1.358 Exhibitors
  • 47 Nationalities
  • 96% Intends to exhibit again
  • 8,2 Exhibitor appreciation
  • 20% New entries

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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.

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Marina & Yard Pavilion

The Marina & Yard Pavilion, dedicated to equipment for the global network of marinas and boatyards, expanded by 50%. The new formats of the Waterfront Stage and the HISWA Marina Symposium were well received.

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.

Raymarine Boat Builder Business Achievement Awards METS

Boat Builder Awards - call for nominations - DEADLINE 1 SEPTEMBER

Time Inc. (UK) Ltd, publisher of IBI, and the METSTRADE show organiser Amsterdam RAI are proud to present the inaugural Boat Builder Business Achievement Awards 2015, taking place at the METSTRADE show 2015. This unique awards ceremony and exclusive gala dinner will recognise outstanding individuals and teams within the industry worldwide.

More about the gala dinner on the Boat Builders Award Website »

New products & products METSTRADE 2015


17-18-19 November 2015


RAI Amsterdam

1078 GZ Amsterdam

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DAME - 25th anniversary in 2015!

The DAME Design Award - the most prestigious international design competition for new marine equipment and accessories - celebrates its 25th anniversary this year! Over the past 25 years, independently appointed judges examined thousands of products in specific marine categories. The DAME Design Award has come to set the pace for new concepts and designs in the worldwide leisure marine industry. Participation in DAME Awards is exclusively reserved to METSTRADE exhibitors.

Overview DAME winners 1991 - 2014 »

Participation conditions »

DAME 2015

Press releases

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, yacht captains and crew, marine industry consultants, yacht brokers, charter boat operators, and much more.

The METSTRADE show 2014 sets host of new records

The METSTRADE show confirmed its status as the world-leading B2B event of its kind. A record number of 21,086 visitors were welcomed by a record number of 1358 exhibitors. Crucially, early results of the post-show surveys prove that visitors and exhibitors alike were pleased with the results of the three-day event. The METSTRADE show also attracted 6.5% more international visitors and 3% more decision-makers.


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Irene Dros, Maritime Domain Manager at METS 2014

Sarah Westdijk, Product Manager at METS 2014