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    Three Australian shows cancelled for 2020


    Three Australian boat shows – Sydney (July 30-Aug 3), Adelaide (June 28-30) and Brisbane (Aug 21-23) – have now been cancelled. The action follows earlier plans to just postpone them but, because of the further spread of Covid-19, the decision has been made to cancel all three events.

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    New dates announced for Taiwan show


    The 2020 Taiwan International Boat Show (TIBS), originally scheduled for March 12-15 at the Kaohsiung Exhibition Center and Kha Shing Pier 22, has been postponed to March 10-13, 2022. The show is held every two years and will be celebrating its fourth edition.

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    Coronavirus update | 24 March


    Malibu Boats provides business update, suspends operations; Chris-Craft plant winds down; New Hong Kong yacht show announced

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    New Hong Kong show to launch in November


    Hong Kong is set to have a new yacht show timed for November 19-22, 2020. The initiative follows the signing of an MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) between the Hong Kong Cruise Yacht Industry Association (HKCYIA) and Verventia, organiser of the Singapore and Thailand yacht shows.

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    New October dates issued for Singapore show


    The 10th edition of the Singapore Yacht Show (SYS), the key boat show for South East Asia and the Asia-Pacific region, has now been rescheduled to be held from October 15-18, 2020. Alongside this rescheduling, SYS will start a transformation of the event layout which will see it moving to ...

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    Dates set for 2020 Abu Dhabi show


    The Abu Dhabi International Boat Show (ADIBS) will return to the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Centre for its third edition from October 14-17, 2020. Organised by the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC), it will be the first boat show of the year in the UAE, focusing on luxury boating, ...

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    Coronavirus update | 16 March


    Sanctuary Cove postponed; Horizon Yachts implements precautionary measures; Hamburg ancora Yachtfestival to go ahead as planned

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    Horizon Yachts business update


    In light of the rapidly evolving situation surrounding Covid-19, Taiwan’s Horizon Yachts has announced that it is implementing several precautionary measures out of an abundance of caution for clients and employees.

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    Australia’s Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show postponed


    The 2020 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS2020), the largest marine leisure sector event in the Southern Hemisphere, has been postponed and new dates will be issued soon. It was due to be held at the Sanctuary Cove resort on Austarlia’s Gold Coast from May 21-24.

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    Minneapolis sportshow cancelled; decision on legislative conference pending


    NMMA, the US marine trade association and show producer, announced the cancellation of its Northwest Sportshow in Minneapolis.  A final decision on the industry’s annual gathering in Washington DC in May is still pending

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    Brunswick wins ‘Best of CES’ award


    Brunswick Corp has been named as one of Exhibitor Magazine ’s 2020 ‘Best of CES’ award winners. The program honours the top 20 exhibitor stands from among more than 4,500 at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

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    Coronavirus marine update | 13 March


    Mercury worker tests positive for Covid-19; Update on current Italian marine industry activity; Quebec show cancelled; Clipper Race cancels Qingdao stopover; Superyacht Gathering cancelled

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    New Zealand’s Superyacht Gathering cancelled


    This year’s event was due to be held in Auckland from March 25-27

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    Quebec City show shuts down on opening day


    The 2020 Quebec City Boat Show kicked off at noon yesterday only to close its doors and cancel just seven hours later in the wake of an emergency ban on indoor events with more than 250 people imposed by the Quebec provincial government. The popular boat and sports show, hosted ...

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    Palm Beach shows postponed


    Organizers of the Palm Beach International Boat Show and Superyacht Show Palm Beach, scheduled to run March 26 – 29 have postponed the event indefinitely with no further information available yet.

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    Amsterdam Boat Show shuts down on second day


    Organisers of the HISWA Amsterdam Boat Show have announced the early closing of the five-day show this afternoon, following guidance from the Dutch government aimed at preventing further spread of the Coronavirus

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    Coronavirus marine update


    Beneteau releases Covid-19 statement; Warsaw Prague shows cancelled; Business as usual Down Under

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    Business as usual Down Under as key shows given green light


    While many boat shows and major events around the world are being cancelled or postponed due to the coronavirus, organisers of forthcoming shows in New Zealand and Australia say it is business as usual.

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    HISWA Amsterdam Boat Show opens 65th edition


    The 65th annual HISWA Amsterdam Boat Show opened March 11, as scheduled, bucking a worldwide trend of cancellations and rescheduling of all sorts of events in the face of a coronavirus outbreak going global.

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    Stockholm show ends early


    The Stockholm International Boat Show, which opened on Saturday, is to close early because of the coronavirus. The show organisers are following the advice of the Swedish government and will end the show tonight. It will not reopen. The Stockholm show attracted some 78,497 visitors last year. This year ...