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Marina professionals from around the world gearing up for Amsterdam

Marina professionals from around the world gearing up for Amsterdam

  • 17 November, 2015
  • World Marinas Conference

Launch of ICOMIA WMC 2016 attracts international audience at METSTRADE show

RAI Amsterdam in partnership with the ICOMIA Marinas Group and the HISWA Holland Marine Industry association has released the event theme for next year’s ICOMIA World Marinas Conference. ‘Future of marinas in a changing world’ will be the backbone of the conference programme from 17 to 19 November 2016 in Amsterdam. Three days of innovation, inspiration, best practices, insider-insights, market solutions and site visits will provide the knowledge and tools to get ahead in the global marina industry.

Leading lights representing top marina organisations from every part of the world will join marina experts in Amsterdam in November 2016 to share knowledge and information with an equally diverse group of international delegates and marina professionals. Primary areas of focus will be new opportunities in emerging markets, different approaches to marina management, and the diversity of regulations and legislation related to marinas and boating.

The global marina business in three days
“By joining us in Amsterdam for the ICOMIA World Marinas Conference people will learn from the leading experts in the field,” comments Roberto Perocchio, Chairman of the ICOMIA Marinas Group. “Listening to and leveraging on their lifetime of experiences will offer all you need to know about the marina business and its international trends in the space of just a couple of days.”

Official launch of WMC 2016 at METSTRADE 2015
The official launch of the ICOMIA World Marinas Conference 2016 took place on November 18 during the METSTRADE show. The ‘Future of marinas in a changing world’ theme will give delegates the chance to learn about and discuss the latest marina developments worldwide with the industry’s key stakeholders. The presentations will be highly informative and relevant to today's global market trends. There will be the type of extensive networking opportunities which are invaluable for ongoing business success.

The three-day programme will explore and highlight a range of subjects, offering insight into the very latest in marina product development and technology. WMC 2016 is a must attend business-to-business event for all marina owners, operators and developers.

WMC goes back to its roots
This ninth edition of the renowned ICOMIA World Marinas Conference will go back to its roots in Amsterdam, where the first conference was held in 1993. With one of the highest densities of marinas in the world, the Netherlands has a significant advantage in the global marina industry.

For more information see Over 400 marine professionals are linked in the ICOMIA Wold Marinas Conference group on LinkedIn.

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