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Detailed Event Information For Dubai International Boat Show 2013 (DIBS 2013) Detailed Event Information For Dubai International Boat Show 2013 (DIBS 2013)
Dubai International Boat Show 2013 (DIBS 2013) -- Electrical Power Systems, Financial Services, Pleasure Boats/Accessories, Port/Shipbuilding Eq., Security/Safety Eq., Sporting Goods/Recreational Eq., Telecommunications Eq., Travel and Tourism Industries
Location/Date: Dubai, United Arab Emirates 03/05/2013 - 03/09/2013
Event Summary:
The Dubai International Boat Show 2013, held March 5-9, 2013 at the Dubai International Marine Club, Mina Seyahi, Dubai U.A.E., is the undisputed maritime sales platform uniting over 5,000 high-net-worth individuals from the local area and wider GCC with world-class suppliers and distributors from across the maritime spectrum. With a rich history and a proven track record spanning two decades, the Dubai International Boat Show 2013 is the most anticipated event in the Middle Eastern maritime calendar. With emphasis on brand message - partnership, passion, progress - the Show is an unparalleled platform for U.S. exhibitors to showcase boats and products to the Middle East's marine investors and enthusiasts. Consistently attracting over 26,000 visitors each year, the multi–award winning dynamic Dubai International Boat Show is among the top five leading boat shows around the world. Hosting over 33 world premieres and regional launches, the Show provides leading international brands the opportunity to make the most of the PR and advertising coverage worth over US$7.6 million. The 21st edition of the show will see the incorporation of the luxury lifestyle element added on to boating and yachting experience. The exhibition is divided into six dedicated sections catering to targeted visitor profiles varying from superyacht buyers to diving professionals and marine enthusiasts. U.S. companies interested in the marine products and services, boat construction and repair, deck equipment, navigation and communication, mechanics and electrics, safety equipment, finance and insurance, travel and tourism, and adventure sports sectors in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), throughout the Middle East, and Europe should consider exhibiting at the Dubai International Boat Show 2013. Stay up-to-date with all the exciting developments. Visit www.boatshowdubai.com

Contacts:
Robert Bannerman, Dubai
Principal Commercial Officer
Phone: +971-4-309-4963
Robert.Bannerman@trade.gov
Hemesh Chandavarkar, Dubai World Trade Centre

Phone: 971.4.3086204
Hemesh.Chandavarkar@dwtc.com
Ashok Ghosh, Dubai
Commercial Specialist
Phone: +971 4 309 4935
Ashok.Ghosh@trade.gov
Russell Hood, Oak Overseas Ltd.

Phone: 704/837-1980, x302
rhood@oakoverseas.com
Deborah Semb, Trade Event Programs
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-0677
Deborah.Semb@trade.gov