METSTRADE welcomes two new members to its Exhibition Committee

METSTRADE welcomes two new members to its Exhibition Committee

Thursday, 1 February 2018

Antoine Thomas, CEO of ENO (France), and Leo Stam, Owner of Hydrosta (The Netherlands), have recently joined the METSTRADE Exhibition Committee. Both executives have extensive experience in the industry and strong ties with the METSTRADE Show.

The METSTRADE Exhibition Committee is an advisory board - established in METSTRADE’s inaugural year 1988 - that consists of 7 - 8 executives of exhibiting and visiting companies who acts as the voice and trend watchers of the global leisure marine industry. The committee is chaired by the Group director Maritime RAI Amsterdam, Irene Dros. ICOMIA and its members are represented via their Secretary General, who has a permanent seat in the committee and in addition, 5 to 6 exhibitors represent a variety of segments within the equipment manufacturer market. The term of membership is 5 to 6 years and subsequently every January part of the committee changes.

All current and former members are presented via a dedicated section on

Responsibilities of the METSTRADE Exhibition Committee

Every committee member primarily has an advisory and informative role and will be consulted for a variety of (strategic) issues which are expected to have impact on the METSTRADE Show and its proven and successful concept. Three times per year the committee convenes to brainstorm, review and discuss these current and future matters.

A full description of the Committee’s tasks is available on