The third edition of the Qatar International Boat Show (QIBS) is to be held on the 10th to 14th November, under the auspices of H.E. the Prime Minister and Interior Minister, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani at Mourjan Marinas-Lusail City.
QIBS 2015 has already secured a great number of international exhibitors such as Amels, Azimut, Benetti, Blohm+Voss, Everglades, Gulf Craft, Sunseeker and many more. The Qatari maritime industry is fully supporting the show with exhibitors such as Alfardan Marine, Al Udeid Boats, Halul Boats, Speed Marine and others. Also this year, the show is expected to reach full capacity with 85 boats exhibiting in the water and on land, ranging from 6 meters through to 77 meters in length.
Essa Al Mannai, Chairman of QIBS commented, “We are honoured once again by the fact that, His Excellency the Prime Minister and Interior Minister of Qatar, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani, is giving QIBS 2015 his full support. As the organisers of Qatar’s very own international boat show, our aim remains to bring mutual benefits to the marine industry and for Qatar as a whole”.
Faysal Mikati, founder and CEO of Snowcomms, the organiser of QIBS added, “The Qatar International Boat Show and all other major events organised in the country enhance Qatar’s aim to become a leading destination for international events and attract short term tourists. Boat Shows are considered as one of the premier events worldwide, and as such QIBS will continue to expand, improve and bring to the visitors major yacht launches and news by top-notch boating brands, while supporting the local market.
“QIBS has earned the title of being a ‘UFI Approved Event.'' – making it the first ever approved event to be held in Qatar as a member of UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry. Our promise is to continue working towards bringing the best and latest on the maritime sector in Qatar and support the local industry”
Because of increasing demand from visitors, Snowcomms, has extended the show timings of this year as follows: Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday from 14:30 until 21:30 and Friday / Saturday from 12:30 to 21:30.
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