51st Genoa International Boat Show, 1-9 October 2011

From 1st to 9th October 2011, 51st edition of Genoa International Boat Show will be held in the Ligurian capital to offer the best of seamanship world.

The exhibition areas of this edition will be the Pavilions C, D, S, Blue Pavilion, Mondoinvela Pavilion, new Marina, Marina Uno, Tensile Structure, yards and outdoor areas.

And now, let’s have a look at some numbers: 1,330 exhibitors coming from all over the globe, 2,000 boats on display (450 of which in the water) and over 450 new models.

Also this year, there will be many side events accompanying the appointment, conferences and meetings about several themes linked to the sea and boats. Tech Trade, for example, the sector dedicated to components and accessories – pavilion C. Monday 3rd and Tuesday 4th October are days suggested to professional operators.

In addition, Round tables and conferences organized by UCINA focused on relevant topics, aiming at providing an overview on the boating industry system in Italy and some food for thought about the most important issues of the sector.

The first edition of the International Boating Forum, an international round table organized by Fiera di Genova and UCINA and chaired by a journalist of The Financial Times.

Here it is the program of the many conferences:

Sunday 2nd October 2011 – h 11.30 am
Pavilion B – Sala Mezzanino:
I Numeri della Nautica. Presentazione dei rapporti 2010 UCINA e MPS “La Nautica in Cifre” e “Le evidenze dei distretti della Cantieristica”

Monday 3rd October 2011 – h 10.30 am
Pavilion B – Sala Mezzanino:
Nautica e fisco, un patto per la competitività

Tuesday 4th October 2011 – h 10.30am
Pavilion B – Sala Mezzanino:
International Boating Forum – Genoa 2011

Wednesday 5th October 2011 – h 10.30 am
Fieracongressi – Sala Riviera:
Sailing Towards Innovation

Wednesday 5th October 2011 – h 3.00 pm
Fieracongressi – Sala Riviera:
SMART 2011: a brokerage event of the Enterprise Europe Network organized by Unioncamere Liguria and La Spezia Chamber of Commerce, in cooperation with EEN, UCINA and Fiera di Genova

Thursday 6th October 2011 – h 10.30 am
Pavilion B – Sala Mezzanino:
Dalla scuola al mare, per sostenere la crescita

Friday 7th October 2011 – h 10.30 am
Padiglione B – Sala Mezzanino:
Le infrastrutture dello Sviluppo

Friday 7th October 2011 – h 3.00 pm
Pavilion B – Sala Mezzanino:
Le linee guida OCSE e la Responsabilità Sociale d’Impresa per le Imprese dei Distretti della Nautica

Saturday 8th October 2011 – h 10.30 am
Pavilion B – Sala Mezzanino:
Prima Consulta dei Presidenti delle Sezioni Nautiche Confindustria

Opening ceremony will be held on 1st October and the boat show will be open until 10.30 pm. On the other days, opening hours will be the following: every day from 10.00 a.m. through 6.30 p.m.; on Saturday 1 October the Boat Show will be exceptionally open until 10.30 p.m.

Admission fees: € 15.00 (concessions: € 12.00)

For more detailed information about Genoa, please have a look at the online tourist guide to Liguria: About Liguria.

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