19 - 20 - 21 NOVEMBER 2024

RAI AMSTERDAM

Theatres and specials

A busy METSTRADE programme focusing on emerging technologies, sustainability and asseccibility & inclusion ensures our audience will not have a dull moment during METSTRADE. Several headline features and presentations will firmly demonstrate how the environmental challenge has shifted from debating what is needed to execute change today. See below an overview of the different theatres, special events and special areas during METSTRADE.

THEATRES SPECIAL EVENTS SPECIAL AREAS 

Theatres

METSTRADE Theatre

METSTRADE Theatre will once again be centred in the heart of the show floor (hall 13). During the days, several panel discussions will take place hosted by our knowledgeable partners, highlighting the many innovations in the market during interesting sessions. This year’s programme will see a focus on emerging technologies, sustainability, and diversity.

METSTRADE Theatre 2022
Foiling 2022

Foiling Technology Pavilion and Theatre

The Foiling Technology Pavilion (FTP) will exhibit high-end racing technology's progress towards mainstream adoption in yachts and boats. It's a one-stop-shop for boat builders and designers interested in using foiling in sail and power yachts. The pavilion will showcase the latest foiling technology and host discussions on trending topics in the industry.

The Foiling Technology Pavilion will be located in Hall 7.

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Special events

Women in the Marine Industry International

With a strong programme focused on diversity, this year will include the welcome return of one of last year’s standout moments – the Women in the Marine Industry International panel event and networking breakfast. Hosted by British Marine, Marine Industry News and Soundings Trade Only, the networking breakfast will take a deep dive into opportunities and challenges prevalent to women working within the marine industry.

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JOIN THE WOMEN IN THE MARINE INDUSTRY INTERNATIONAL LINKEDIN GROUP

Woman in the marine industry 2022

Boat Builder Awards 2024

In collaboration with IBI and headline sponsor Raymarine, join us for the Boat Builder Awards: an unforgettable evening at the breathtaking National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam, beneath the starlit sky.

Explore new horizons and unlock your sense of adventure with the four elements as your compass. Save the date: Wednesday, 20 November 2024.

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Special areas

Superyacht Sustainability Route

This year’s METSTRADE Superyacht Sustainability Route powered by Water Revolution Foundation is initiated to kick-off a growing development for the years to come, guiding decision makers through the show among sustainable solutions that were verified through Water Revolution’s stringent life cycle verification assessment. These solutions are readily available for new and existing yachts to reduce their environmental impact. These verified solutions will get extra and well-deserved spotlight during the show, leading the way to lower environmental impact of yachts in their build, operational and/or refit phases throughout their life cycle.

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Young Professionals Club 2022

Young Professionals Club

Unlock your potential with the METSTRADE Young Professionals Club (YPC)! Join marine industry talents under 35, build your network, and get inspired in our exclusive Young Professional Lounge and programme of events during METSTRADE.

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Start-Up Pavilion

In a groundbreaking move, METSTRADE and Yachting Ventures will team up to introduce the Start-Up Pavilion, an innovative platform for emerging startups to showcase their latest products and technologies. This marks the first time ever that METSTRADE will host such an event, demonstrating their commitment to supporting entrepreneurs in the industry.

The Start-Up Pavilion will feature 15 carefully selected companies who will have the opportunity to exhibit their cutting-edge ideas.

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Start-Up pavilion 2022

Next Generation Propulsion Zone

The growing demand for climate friendly engines and fuelling is gaining significance in the marine market. At METSTRADE 2024 we will tap into this trend again and broaden our scope by offering our exhibitors a dedicated area for not only innovation on electric and hybrid engines, but also alternative fuelling, zero emission and other solutions to make propulsion greener.

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