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Monaco Yacht Show

(22 September 2021 - 25 September 2021 )
Venue: Port Hercule
Location: Monaco , Monaco-Ville

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The 2021 Edition of the Monaco Yacht Show will take place between the 22nd and 25th of September. The hosting location of the fair will be Port Hercule with a strict Covid-19 prevention plan in place. Attendee compliance is mandatory. The visiting hours for the event will be from 10 am to 6:30 pm.

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Monaco Yacht Show is the leading show for super yachts in the world. It is the prime leading platform of 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.  The Show is furthermore an international platform for buying or chartering yacht models. The fair is the showcasing site for a selection of yachting and luxury market companies. 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

What is new for Monaco Yacht Show 2021?

The 2021 edition of the Monaco Yacht Show will include a new exhibition area. The Yacht Design & Innovation Hub will focus on design and innovative yachting solutions. It is where visitors considering their first yacht building project can meet designers. Live presentations will help to showcase the designers present at the Hub. This will include their creative talents in designing from a blank sheet as well as ready works. Each designer will hold a live 15-minute talk. The new zone's location is at the Virage Louis Chiron in Port Hercule. The Hub is inside the Dockside Area within the superyacht and tender exhibition.  It will complete the historical Designer's Gallery on Quia des Etats-Unis. The Hub will also provide new trend insights.

The Yacht show will also feature an updated fleet of superyachts and megayachts. These include models ranging from 22 to 95 metres. Thirty-seven new deliveries will make their global debut at the fair. Four of the new models are over 70 metres in length. One of them is the mega yacht  Viva, the largest new build in the Show's 2021 edition. Viva is 94 metres long and features a hybrid propulsion system. The model is courtesy of the Dutch Shipyard Feadship. Another new mega yacht model is the Tatiana by Bilgin Yachts. The yacht is 80 metres long and is the first in a series of 3 megayachts.

The new models will additionally include Polaris, an ice explorer of 70.2 metres. The vessel has the ability to travel all seas, including extreme polar regions. The 4 new models will be exhibited alongside 9 renowned megayachts of over 70 m. These include the Kismet, a 95 m vessel built in the year 2014. The yacht will be the largest of the megayachts on exhibit for the 2021 edition. 

Besides the megayachts, there will be various other vessels. This includes a luxury catamaran, motor yachts and 5 sailing yachts. The sailing yachts will be located in the new “Sailing Yacht Area” of the Quai l'Hirondelle. 

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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.

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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.

Logistics 

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, 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.

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