The International Superyacht Society (ISS) has announced its partnership with Informa Yacht Group’s Asia Superyacht Conference (ASC) slated for 12-14 October 2010 at ONEº15 Marina Club in Singapore. Now in its second year, ASC will focus on superyacht design and construction, superyacht ownership and sales strategies in Asia as well as discussing Asia as a truly world-class cruising and chartering destination.
“In 2009, then ISS President, Lance Cushion, both attended and presented at the Conference. For 2010, he brought the idea of a partnership between ISS and the conference and its organizers, IYG, before ISS’s executive leadership. We unanimously and wholeheartedly endorse the undertaking and are proud to be a partner in the endeavour,” says Bob Saxon, current ISS President.
The inaugural event included 150 superyachting professionals from 30 countries; initiatives presented and discussed resulted in a number of significant developments in the Asian superyachting industry. Based largely on the excellence of presentations and the ability to network closely with one’s peers, the 2010 conference will build on the successes realized during the past year.
The partnership between ASC and ISS—through which ISS is presented as an Accredited Association—is one of mutual respect with benefits developed for ISS members and conventioneers. In addition to communications efforts to maximize the importance of the conference, ISS is also able to offer its members a 5% discount on the Delegate and Workshop fees.
ISS continues to forge alliances with the world’s superyachting associations, organizations, companies, captains and individuals. As the leading voice of the large yacht industry, it is an ISS priority to build a close system of allegiances for the good of the industry worldwide.