Preparations are well underway for the third edition of the Versilia Yachting Rendezvous which will be opening its doors in Viareggio between 9th-12th May 2019. A popular event, last year's Versilia Yachting Rendezvous saw an impressive 22 thousand visitors in attendance from all around the world.Photo: Guido MencariAn international trade fair aimed at the high-end nautical sector, the event will showcase shipbuilding and accessories from around the world and will feature new exhibition areas, brand new events and more.
Originally created to highlight the potential of Italian excellence in the nautical industry, numerous brands which have a strong presence in Tuscany and Versilia will be in attendance: regions which are notable for their long tradition of nautical design, technology and high-quality craftsmanship in a territory renowned around the world over for beauty, art, hospitality, and the famous Italian lifestyle.
The Rendezvous is organised by Fiera Milano in collaboration with Nautica Italiana, with the support of the Technological District for Tuscan Nautical and Ports, the Tuscan Regional Authorities and the Regional Authority for Tourism Promotion. Photo: Merijn de Waard / SuperYacht TimesIn terms of the show's layout, there will be a dedicated area for superyachts and the supply chain, with a tenders and toys district, a new luxury tenders and ribs area and an area dedicated to brokers.
Of course, there will also be events and entertainment for visitors to enjoy for this third edition of the show: a mix of sailing, art, fashion, design and food-based events in order to offer guests a 360-degree lifestyle experience. The event will be kicked off with an exclusive party reserved for exhibitors on the first day of the event.
In addition, the Rendezvous also has a strong business focus for 2019, with an area dedicated to conference and b2b events, including the B&ST (Broker and Shipyard Trading) event organised by Navigo.
To find out more about the Versilia Yachting Rendezvous, visit the event's website.