Qatar International Boat Show 2013-2016QIBS POST SHOW REPORT
Qatar International Boat Show was conceptualized in 2012 by Snowcomms Founders and Chairman. Their vision was to bring a Boat Show of International standards to Qatar, thus visiting for one year the established International Boat shows was a must. Starting by Cannes Boat Show in September followed by Monaco Yacht Show, Genova (Oct), Fort Lauderdale (Nov), Paris (Dec), London (Jan), Dusseldorf (Jan), Kuwait (Feb), Dubai (March) and Singapore (April), the team designed and put together a great show.
Snowcomms successfully delivered, for three consequtive years a successful show with a sustainable growth.
Our scope was to:
- Build the feasibility study
- Issue the boat show license and maintain it yearly
- Submit for Qatar International Boat Show Intellectual Property
- Coordinate and activate the Government bodies
- Prepare the floorplan, prices per sqm and the business model of the show
- Build the core team and kick the local, regional and international sales/sponsorship and marketing plan
- Manage local, regional and international Suppliers, media and public
- Be members of the IFBSO and UFI
Testimonials - 2015
Testimonials - 2014
"We see that the growth of marinas and marina faclities in Qatar is still ongoing, there is a little bit more space now to keep longer yachts at the same time. It is a bukling destination for the yacht owners of tomorrow and therefore while Qatarls used fo go out fishing. today we see them going out yachting".
Erwin Bamps - CEO Gulf Craft
"We believe this year is a lot better than last year. It has already gained a lot of experience, people have started to recognize it. I think you con see that this year many many more exhibitors ore present and recognized names in the industry and also the quality of people who do come for various approaches and Interest are definitely qualified buyers".
Gregor R. StInner - CEO Art Marine
"The Qatar market is a wealthy market like most of the GCC countries. There is big potential for all the luxury products".
Christophe Chorao - Managing Director Middle East Ulysse Nordin
"We have hod an excellent week so far with all the major shipbuilding companies in the world being present in Qatar. this gives us. as a Qatari company. an excellent possibility to show the world our capablities".
Jeremy Nichol - Sales Manager NDSQ
"We are very satisfied with the organisation of the show. We can see that there was a lot of effort put Into getting all the yachts into this marina and we see that the Qatar boot show is becoming one of the most important venues in the Middle East . The visitors that are coming this year to Qatar International boat show are much more qualified than lost year and they are bringing their friends, families and they are getting more and more interested in the yachting life style".
Raid Lenartowski - Sale Director Sunreef Yachts