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Tickets go on sale for Boat Builder Awards

Tickets go on sale for Boat Builder Awards

  • 29 June, 2015
  • METS

Tickets to attend the very first Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement, organised jointly by IBI and METSTRADE, are now available for purchase online at The glittering gala dinner, in association with headline sponsor Raymarine, will take place on the evening of November 18 at the National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam.

Luxury canal boats, complete with onboard refreshments, will be available for boarding directly from the RAI exhibition centre, transporting attendees from the METSTRADE show to the Maritime Museum in time for a reception in the spectacular glass roofed Open Courtyard. Drinks will be followed by a three-course dinner, at the end of which the awards will be presented.

Early bird offers are available on the standard individual ticket price of € 160 plus VAT and tables of 10 are now being offered. Tickets also allow entry at the end of the dinner to parts of the museum, home to the world’s second-largest maritime collection.

Nominations, which opened last week and are free to enter, are already coming in thick and fast for the six available awards.

For times and further details about the evening and its dramatic venue, or to nominate for an award in one of the six categories sponsored by Saltwater Communications, Lumishore, Ultraflex, Fusion, Whale and Side-Power, visit

About the Boat Builder Business Achievement Awards
The IBI-METSTRADE Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement are organised jointly by METSTRADE, the world’s leading platform for professionals in the leisure marine equipment industry with its flagship event Marine Equipment Trade Show (METSTRADE) and Time Inc. (UK) Ltd., the London based publishers of International Boat Industry magazine (IBI). The METSTRADE show  is the world’s largest trade exhibition of equipment, materials and systems for the international marine leisure industry. It is organised by RAI Amsterdam in association with ICOMIA (International Council of Marine Industry Associations). International Boat Industry (IBI), which was established in 1968, is the leading business-to-business magazine and website ( covering the global recreational marine trade.

Note to the editor (not for publication):
For more information, please contact the Brand Marketing Manager: Petra IJmker

+31 (0)6 120 11 899

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