Preparations for the 23rd China (Shanghai) International Boat Show 2018 (CIBS) are well underway for April 2018, with organisers announcing more exhibitors, conferences and initiatives than ever before.
As Asia’s biggest boat show, organisers are expecting over 40,000 visitors to explore all aspects of the boating industry, from yachting culture and maritime lifestyles to water sports, water tourism, accessories, equipment and entertainment.
This year, the show will present more than 550 exhibitors in three key sectors, including finished boats; equipment and services; and leisure and travel. Among these sectors will be thematic areas like water sports and lure fishing, with Well-Fitness bringing immersive experiences.
Established equipment players like Hidea China, Tritex Fujian Funding Jiapan General Parts and Steyr Motors have already been confirmed for the show, as well as industry companies Jet Set Investment, Brunswick Trading, Jiangsu Meihong, Hainan Xinghan Yacht Developed and Qingdao Matrix Parker Yacht.
Famous exhibitors from China include Shanghai Double Happiness, Speedo, Yamaha Motor, Brunswick, Oriental Recreational, Suzhou Palm Bay, with recognisable international brands including Beneteau Group, Quick Spa, Storm Force, Alamarin-Jet Oy and Ultraflex.
With such a wide range of exhibitors, CIBS has announced that its Matchmaking Program will continue in 2018 in partnership with China Boat Industry & Trade Association; connecting pre-screened suppliers with premier buyers sourcing items from components to end products.
The China (Shanghai) International Boat Show runs from 26th to 29th April 2018 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre.
For more information, visit China Shanghai International Boat Show.