The Australian Superyacht, Marine Export and Commercial Marine Industry (ASMEX) Conference continues to maintain its reputation as a key event within the industry offering valuable insights, information and networking opportunities with leading stakeholders.

ASMEX once again will take place in Sanctuary Cove on Queensland’s Gold Coast from 22-24 May, immediately prior to the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show.

This year’s theme is ‘STAYING RELEVANT IN TODAY’S GLOBAL BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT’ with speakers discussing industry trends and addressing current challenges; providing the opportunity for attendees to gain relevant insights into both the domestic and global markets to assist in decision making for their business.

Confirmed speakers include Sara Anghel – National Marine Manufacturers Association Canada, Erwin Bamps – Gulf Craft, Martin Baum – Pantaenius, Roland Briene – Damen Shipyards, Mark Brown – APAC Cambridge Global Payments, Myles Fothergill – Q-West Boat Builders Limited, Greg Haines – Maritimo Yachts, Louise Harrison – Triton Submarines LLC, Jouko Huju – Finnboat, Joshua Lee – Lee Marine, Norman Macleod – ComMar, Kevin Merrigan – Northrop & Johnson, Captain Richard Morris – Australian Superyachts, Farouk Nefzi – Feadship, Ian Nuttall – Tides Marine International Ltd (UK), Ashley Page – AEC Group Pty Ltd, Gary Prosser – AMSA, Martin Redmayne – The Superyacht Report, Peter Staalsmid – Sevenstar Yacht Transport, Mark Thirlwell – Australian Trade Commission and Jac Phillips – Visa.

This year will also boast the presentation of the Independent Superyacht Economic Impact Study. Funded by Superyacht Australia with support from the Queensland Government, this is the most significant piece of research for the Australian superyacht industry to date. It defines the industry and its value to the Australian economy and is attracting global interest.

Thanks to our sponsors, ASMEX member registration is only $395 excl. GST, non-member registration is $595 excl. GST. This rate includes the two-day conference ticket, all social and networking events, and the Gala Dinner incorporating the 2017 Australian Marine Industry Awards on Tuesday 23 May.

Accommodation at the InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort from Sunday 21 May to Wednesday 24 May has been secured at the special conference rate of $199 incl. GST per night.”

For all enquiries, please contact Emily Simpson on Tel: 03 9867 6625 or email