The annual international exhibition for yachting, boating, and shipping technology, Sea Technology and Design (Seatec), is preparing for the 17th edition to be held for three days in April. Seatec takes place is Carrara, Tuscany, in the heart of the largest superyacht production district in Italy, and remains the only event dedicated to this sector in Italy and southern Europe.
The creator and organiser of the Seatec exhibition, IMM-CarraraFiere, is collaborating for the third consecutive year with the Italian Trade Agency to produce the exhibition and an increased number of foreign delegates are due to visit the show, which runs between 3rd and 5th April.
It is expected that 100 international buyers from 25 countries, as well as a delegation of foreign journalists from six countries, will attend a variety of presentations over the global yachting and refit market.
Photo: SeatecOn 4 April, the SuperYacht Times’ intelligence team will host a half-day seminar during the Seatec event themed “Trends in the Superyacht Refit Market.” Research about the refit market unique to SuperYacht Times will be presented for the first time.
Photo: SeatecTopics of discussion during the refit seminar include: what the best business model is for a refit facility, the role of a yacht builder during maintenance, and whether now is a good time to invest in a refit yard.
Photo: SeatecMerijn de Waard, the founder of SuperYacht Times, says "I am very happy to work together with Seatec on this exciting event. We strongly believe in growing the superyacht business by making it more transparent and this includes better data and information for decision-makers.
“The seminar is a great way to show our development on setting new standards for the refit market, in the same way as we have done of the new-build sector. In addition, some of the top refit yards and yacht builders will share their views on the market and the challenges they need to overcome."
For more information on our research to the refit market please get in touch with the SuperYacht Times intelligence team at [email protected]
Content created in collaboration with Seatec.