Amsterdam | 15 - 17 November 2022

Conferences and stages

The extensive show programme ensures that visitors and exhibitors will never have a dull moment. See below an overview of the different conferences and stages during METSTRADE 2022.
METSTRADE Breakfast Briefing

Breakfast Briefing

The traditional kick-off the of the METSTRADE show will be held on November 15th 2022. This briefing includes a keynote speech and, of course, the long awaited ceremony for the world-famous competition for marine equipment, the DAME Design Award. At METSTRADE 2021 professional sailor and world record holder Dee Caffari delivered the Breakfast Keynote Speech.

Please note that this event is for exhibitors and VIP-guests only.


Finding new ways to share knowledge and best practices has never been more important in the leisure marine industry. Live from our TV Studio on the show floor in Amsterdam, we hosted METSTRADE TV during METSTRADE 2021. The programme includes interviews with leading lights of the marine industry, TechTalks, our Sustainability panels discussing the latest developments and reports from the show.


METSTRADE The Superyacht Forum Live

The Superyacht Forum Live

The culmination of the live tour will be The Superyacht Forum Live in Amsterdam during METSTRADE 2022. After a successful post-pandemic 2021 return, the superyacht industry’s most longstanding gathering of top stakeholders will be the best ever delivered. The Superyacht Forum Live will celebrate their 30th anniversary by welcoming over 800 superyacht delegates from around the world for three days of debate, discussion and networking.


International HISWA Symposium yacht design and construction

27th International HISWA Symposium

The HISWA Symposium on Yacht Design and Yacht Contruction is the world’s longest running scientific and technical forum dedicated to yacht design and yacht construction. The 27th Symposium will take place 14 & 15 November 2022. Designers, yachtbuilders, suppliers, yacht brokers etc. are happily invited to participate and meet & greet with collegues in the marine industry.

Call for papers: Papers are invited on topics relating to the design, construction and operation of all types of yachts. Click the button below for more information.


METSTRADE HISWA Jachthaven Symposium

HISWA Marina Symposium

The 2021 edition of the HISWA Marina Symposium focused on market developments for marinas in the Netherlands. Hospitality was the main theme for tthe 2021 symposium. HISWA Holland Marine Industry organizes this symposium exclusively for its members, both inside and outside the marina industry. Participants can apply by registration via HISWA-Recron.


METSTRADE GMI Global Meeting

GIMI Global Meeting

British Marine and the Marina Industries Association (MIA) invited GMI Certified Members to join the Global Marina Institute (GMI) Board for discussion and networking at METSTRADE 2021. For more information, please contact Blue Davies via

METSTRADE Young Professionals Club

Young Professionals Club

The METSTRADE Young Professionals Club brings together marine industry professionals from under 35 years. It offers both an on- and offline environment to facilitate networking amongst young professionals within the industry. The dedicated Young Professional Lounge at METSTRADE is the face-to-face environment where you will meet your peers, grow your network and obtain inspiration from leading industry practitioners.