SCIBSThe Australian International Marine Export Group, organizers of the Australian Marine Export and Superyacht Industry Conference (ASMEX) are excited to announce that ASMEX 2017 will return to Sanctuary Cove for its 7th edition partnered by loyal supporter and sponsor, the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS).

The conference will run from the 22 – 24 May 2017, conveniently held in the days leading up to the Sanctuary Cove International Boat show which runs from the 25 – 28 May 2017.

It will mark the 7th consecutive year Sanctuary cove has hosted ASMEX, a conference which has grown to become the leading marine industry conference in Australia and attracts key players globally. The conference will feature high profile national and international guest speakers who will address current and topical issues in the industry today.  The event has gained significant momentum over the past six years and is set to attract an even greater presence of international delegates in its 7th year. A preliminary program and theme for the conference will be released towards the end of this year.

“The Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show is proud to partner with AIMEX-Superyacht Australia to present the 2017 Australian Superyacht & Marine Conference (ASMEX),”said SCIBS general manager Johan Hasser.

“ASMEX boasts speakers drawn from the marine export, superyacht and commercial sectors, all speakers being leaders in their fields and coming from across the globe.  The conference also attracts high-calibre delegates from key global markets, Australia and the Asia-Pacific. After ASMEX, delegates attend SCIBS, seeing first-hand the latest in Australian manufacturing ingenuity and the excellent products, services that Australia has to offer.

“Sanctuary Cove is home to two championship golf courses, the luxury world-class InterContinental Resort set among impeccable gardens and of course, the thriving Marine Village with its boutiques, bars and restaurants, a host of yacht and boat tenants, plus the Marina – covering every facet of the Australian coastal lifestyle.”

SCIBS is widely recognized as one of the must-attend boat shows on the marine industry’s international calendar. 2016 marks the 28th anniversary of the world famous boating festival which is expected to attract a record number of exhibitors in 2017. The international boat show runs for 4 days and celebrates everything marine, with the industries latest and greatest showcased against the spectacular backdrop of the Sanctuary Cove Marine village on Australia’s Gold Coast.ASMEX

AIMEX and Superyacht Australia’s CEO MaryAnne Edwards said “The conference is the start of a fantastic marine week on the Gold Coast including the Australian Marine Export, Superyacht and Commercial Awards gala dinner and will be immediately followed by the ICOMIA congress.  Once again we will have an impressive lineup of speakers with members providing excellent feedback to ensure the content and style of the conference continues to evolve. It is great to once again have the valuable support of the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show.”

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