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Monaco Yacht Show

(27 September 2023 - 30 September 2023 )
Location: Monaco , Monaco-Ville
Organizer: Monaco Yacht Show S.A.M.

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The 2023 Edition of the Monaco Yacht Show will take place between 27.09.2023 and 30.09.2023. The hosting location of the fair will be Port Hercule, with a strict Covid-19 prevention plan in place. Attendee compliance is mandatory. The measures that participants must adhere to include the following:

  • During their attendance, participants must wear an FFP2 or surgical mask.
  • They need to avoid handshakes and paper exchanges.
  • Maintain a safe distance of 1.5 metres.

At present, Monaco has travel restrictions in place. Attendees must present a sanitary pass along with their ID at the control locations. The sanitary pass includes digital or printed documents written in English or French that confirm the lack of infections. Such documents include a Covid-19 EU digital certificate. Vaccination certificates are valid if the vaccinated person has at least two administered doses. Proof of recovery documents can also grant entry if they are between 11 days and 6 months old. PCR and rapid antigen tests can also grant access, provided they are less than 24 hours old.

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Monaco Yacht Show is the leading show for superyachts in the world. It is the prime leading platform for leading industry experts and luxury manufacturers. It is additionally the location for learning about the newest trends. The Monaco Yacht Show is also where visitors can discuss new projects. Buying or chartering yacht models is also possible at the Show. A selection of yachting and luxury market companies are on display at the fair. The event's first hosting took place in 1991 and has been under the patronage of Prince Albert II of Monaco. The Show takes place at Monaco's premier Port Hercule.

Business Profile of the Event

Monaco Yacht Show attracts a select group of attendees. Such include mega yacht builders, elite yacht designers, and notable brokerage houses. It is also the meeting platform for luxury manufacturers and nautical/service suppliers. The fair is where attendees include refit shipyards, media representatives and yachting federations. Completing the group of attendees is leading industry leaders, charters and select buyers. Some of the notable companies that exhibit or visit are:

  • AB Yachts
  • ABB Marine & Ports
  • Abeking & Rasmussen
  • Air Independence Gmbh
  • Alape
  • Alexseal Yacht Coatings
  • Amico & Co
  • Darse Sud Plongeur
  • ANP Superyacht Insurance

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The fair is a leading platform for networking and making important purchases. The event is also an ideal location for gaining recognition. The fair can aid in expanding your business by finding new connections. The Monaco Yacht Show is also the location for expanding specialist knowledge.

The fair can help in achieving such goals through its diverse program. This includes an inaugural gala hosted by the organizers and patrons of the fair. During the gala, several nominees receive the Monaco Yacht Show Superyachts Awards. The programme of the Show also includes the Luxury Tenders and Water Toys exhibit. The showcase will display over 50 superyacht tenders ready to be bought or trialled at sea. The exhibition can help attendees in selecting the ideal model based on their needs. It will also provide an opportunity to choose from a wide range of the latest water toys. Another exhibition worth visiting is the Luxury Motorbike and Car or the Car Deck. It is where attendees can examine bespoke motorbikes and over 30 vintage or custom cars. The vehicles can be taken for a test drive and purchased on-site. 

Monaco Yacht Show also includes the Upper Deck Lounge event. This is where visitors can learn about the latest superyacht lifestyle trends. The area hosts a wide range of craftspeople and luxury decorative object designers. Attendees will additionally find luxury yacht furniture craft professionals. The Upper Deck Lounge is furthermore you can learn the know-how of luxury houses and business. This is due to the site exhibiting concepts of luxury houses and private aviation. The show will also include fine watchmaking. 

Exhibiting captains and crews can look forward to another event — the C&C Lounge. The event provides an opportunity to relax and network. It will incorporate an all-day wellness lounge, games, refreshments, and entertainment. Captains and crews can additionally network over lunch and breakfast at the lounge. To access the event site, attendees need to register online or at the site. 

The fair's programme also includes the Monaco Yacht Summit. During the event, leading industry experts gather to discuss super yachting practicalities. This provides visitors with an opportunity to network and discuss their projects. Among the leading industry experts are designers, brokers, builders and financial advisors. Several types of visitors can The Summit. These include private wealth managers, prospective end-user clients and yacht owners. Additionally, charterers can visit the Summit.

The Monaco Yacht Show is a fair that can help many professionals. This includes specialists working in the boat and boat accessories sectors. It can furthermore provide opportunities for shipbuilding professionals, such as designers and builders. Specialists working in the services sector such as brokers should opt to attend as well. So should experts such as nautical suppliers or luxury item manufacturers. 

Start-ups can look forward to several opportunities to gain recognition at the fair. There are, for instance, the Monaco Yacht Show Superyacht Awards. They can also take part in the Summit or exhibit at one or more of the show areas.

Your Hotel Room in Monaco

Invest in your business trip with hotel accommodation selected for your specific need. Travel 2 Fairs Ltd works with you to send you hotels in Monaco with an ideal location and price tag. You’re able to select the hotel offers that work best for you and place you near Port Hercule for a quicker commute. We have extensive experience in working with large groups. So do not hesitate to query for parties of twenty people and more. The entire registration process takes up to a day, and you leave all details to us. Also, Travel 2 Fairs ltd assists with logistics as well. You can request a rent-a-car or an airport transfer in both directions, whether it is private or shared.


The Monaco Yacht Show is an annual fair that lasts for 4 days. Informa Markets is the organizer of the event, with the venue of choice being Port Hercule. Attendees can visit the event between 10 am and 6:30 pm. 

Monaco is a city that is compact and easy to navigate. It has a well-working public transport system of ferries, buses, trains, and taxis. This makes commuting simple and time-saving. For instance, the travelling time from the Gare de Monaco to the port is 10 minutes by taxi. From the Nice Airport to the port, the travelling time will be 63 minutes by train and 40 by taxi. Monaco is furthermore a city that allows reaching your destination on foot. For example, from the Gare de Monaco to the venue, it is 15 minutes of walking. Port Hercule is also accessible by ferry. The travelling times can vary depending on your place of departure. For example, from Nice to the Port, the commute would take between 45 and 60 minutes.

Monaco despite its compactness has a diverse range of accommodation and dining options. For instance, the principality provides both hotels ranging from 2 to 5 stars. There are likewise restaurants that can accommodate different budgets. Among the recommended neighbourhoods to stay in are Port Hercule and Fontvieille. The Monte Carlo City Centre and Old Town Eze are suitable areas as well. So are Le Larvotto and Les Moneghetti.

Audience and Statistics

Monaco Yacht Show is a fair with a high level of attendance. The fair tends to attract around 40 000 attendees. For instance, the 2019 edition received 600 exhibitors and 36,400 visitors. Attendees came from 143 countries. This included Turkey, the Netherlands, Italy, and the USA. It also featured states such as Indonesia, the Philippines, Japan, and Malaysia. Represented countries also included China and Russia. Several business sectors sent delegates to the fair. Such include shipbuilding, boats, boat accessories, media, services, watchmaking, retail and automotive.

Past Editions

2021 edition

Monaco Yacht Show 2021 was one of the most encouraging editions the event has had. It featured a new format including numerous new zones and a total of 19,000 visitors. Four hundred forty exhibitors attended the face-to-face exhibition, which featured strict COVID-19 prevention measures. Measures included the presentation of vaccination or recovery certificates. MYS 2021 took place at Port Hercule in Monaco. All participants considered the rendition to be successful.

2022 edition

Monaco Yacht Show 2022 was hosted between 28.09.2022 and 01.10.2022 at Port Hercule. The face-to-face event did not feature Covid-19 safety measures such as the 3G entry policy and mandatory face masks. The event received 565 exhibitors.








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