boot Düsseldorf is a sustaining member of EBI since 2019 and close partner for many more years. The cooperation started with the annual International Breakfast Meeting. The event is the leading meeting place and forum for the industry to connect with the EU institutions and discuss the key topics impacting the sector.
EBI is glad to be a close partner and attend the trade fair each year and looks forward to the next show in January 2024. The next edition of boot Düsseldorf will take place from 20-28 January 2024.
Get fully on track in 2024 – at the boot Düsseldorf, the world's leading trade fair for boating and watersports and the biggest B2B platform for the maritime sector. This is where international decision-makers, global players and manufacturers come together for business matchmaking, networking, meetings, sign contracts and exchange ideas. As an impulse generator for the maritime economy, boot Düsseldorf is at the side of the industry, as always, with full commitment and a shared passion for watersports!
Trade Fair Visitors
Business Insights is the new digital content hub of boot Düsseldorf, which provides topics, trends and news from the maritime sector. With Business Insights, you’ll always be up-to-date on the latest developments in the watersports industry and get all the important business news about the boot Düsseldorf 2023. Register now as a trade visitor and receive attractive benefits, such as access to exclusive business-relevant content and matchmaking.
boot Community - be part of it!
As a member of the boot.club, you're part of boot Düsseldorf and can enjoy exclusive benefits 365 days a year.
- In our monthly boot.club newsletter you can learn more about exciting content from the industry. In addition, attractive prizes are waiting for you.
- As a boot.club member, you can benefit from reduced fair tickets, exclusive entrance and free Wi-Fi in the boot.club lounge during the fair.
International Breakfast Meeting
Every year, the International Breakfast Meeting (IBM) takes place at boot Düsseldorf, offering trade visitors, industry and journalists the opportunity to exchange information on the latest market trends, regulations, and innovation, as well as to develop new contacts and networks. Past edition touched upon topics such as charter boat business, sustainable boating, tourism recover after COVID-19, trade and supply chains.
boot Düsseldorf and European Boating Industry hosted the eighth International Breakfast Meeting on Tuesay 24 January, which was a great success and was attended by 140 people.
The ninth International Breakfast Meeting will be on Tuesday 23 January 2024.
Blue Innovation Dock
The Blue Innovation Dock, co-organised by European Boating Industry, is a new platform that was presented for the first time at boot Düsseldorf 2023, bringing together visionaries, investors and politicians to make boating industry fit for the future.
Many themes concerning the sustainability of the sector were discussed, including hybrid, electric, and hydrogen drives, the marina of the future, circular economy and sustainable water sports tourism. Key decision makers from politics and business will participate to discuss the current political situation and the necessary steps towards a sustainable development of the recreational boating industry.
Blue Innovation Dock 360°
The first Blue Innovation Dock 360°, co-organised by European Boating Industry, virtual session took place during the CARAVAN SALON 2022. The topic was "Marina of the Future" with representatives of boat builders, engine manufacturers, marinas, and the European Commission. Watch the recording here.
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