Dear All, Dear Friends, Dear METSTRADE relation,
With much proud and pleasure, I herewith send you the attached press release regarding a very exciting new development.
RAI Amsterdam has purchased a 50% share from Woodenboat in IBEX USA (the International Boat Builders Exhibition), and therewith partners with current 50% shareholder NMMA. (National Marine Manufacturers Association). A true milestone in the history of the 2 leading trade shows in the global leisure marine industry!!
We very much look forward to this new challenge which we believe, will bring much trade opportunities on a global scale, and to work with the current organizing team of IBEX and it show director, Anne Dunbar. Rens-Jan van Vliet, Senior Product Manager METSTRADE Amsterdam, will continue and balance his current role in combination with his new function as the new global sales & marketing manager of IBEX. Rens will be taking care of this new combined role together with our new team member, a Junior Product Manager to be announced later this month. They will therewith both also be part of the IBEX team.
Please check out the attached press release which will give you more insight and details.
I trust to have informed you properly,
Manager Maritime - METSTRADE