>
 
> FishingBoating-World.com
 
 
News Home Newsletters Photo Gallery Powerboat-World Australian Cruising World Cruising MarineBusiness-World Animated Knots
Video Gallery MarineBusiness-World
Sail-World.com : The Sydney Boat Show closes, laying foundation for a positive summer
The Sydney Boat Show closes, laying foundation for a positive summer


'Boats in the marina at Darling Harbour - 2013 Sydney International Boat Show'    Cassandra Sabin, MarineBusiness-World.com    Click Here to view large photo

The 46th Sydney International Boat Show closed tonight with almost 60,000 visitors attending during the five day event.

The show also closed a chapter in its long running and distinguished time at the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre. The venue that has been the home to the Boat Show for 25 events since 1989 has been earmarked for a major rebuild starting at the end of this year.

The Boating Industry Association of NSW, owners and organisers of the Boat Show have immediately starting to plan for 2014 where the show will have its undercover exhibits relocated to Glebe Island for three years during the rebuilding of the venue. Its existing on-water displays will remain in Cockle Bay Darling Harbour.

Pre-Show at the Sydney Convention Centre Exhibition Hall - 2013 Sydney International Boat Show -  Cassandra Sabin, MarineBusiness-World.com   Click Here to view large photo

This years event had many positive indicators that are in contrast to the decreasing registrations that the industry has seen for a number of years. The talk of the exhibition floor was clearly that the decreased attendance was not an indicator of the level of product sales, with many visitors choosing to reward themselves having held back on boating for some time now.

Roy Privett, General Manager for the Association said, 'Whilst visitor numbers seem to be one of the events performance indicators, the reality is that under tough economic conditions, it is a more qualified audience that a show is seeking to attract. The number of show visitors will improve as the economy does, but for now, it is important that we continue to fulfill the needs of qualified boaties'

The Association believes that the move to Glebe Island will create numerous opportunities for positive change to meet the needs of both exhibitors and visitors. Planning will commence immediately with the view of maintaining the fine tradition and market leadership the show has delivered since its inception in 1968.

More at www.bia.org.au


by Domenic Genua

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.fishingboating-world.com/index.cfm?nid=112861

9:37 PM Mon 5 Aug 2013GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.

Click for further information on
2013 Sydney International Boat Show

Related News Stories:

05 Aug 2013  Make your next fishing trip an easy and safe one
05 Aug 2013  BarzOptics is an Australian company with a great story
05 Aug 2013  Use your radio! Over!
04 Aug 2013  Riviera - a year of consolidation, now a global focus for the future
04 Aug 2013  Captain Charlie Dwyer in Sydney for first-hand view of industry
04 Aug 2013  Something new on the horizon for Chaparral
04 Aug 2013  Swan Super Lines - Master Your Boat and auction of Flamingo Bay
04 Aug 2013  Boat Show Careers Day initiative casts the net to NSW students
04 Aug 2013  It takes two to tango and cruise in the South Pacific
04 Aug 2013  Superior provides floating marinas in China, and much more
MORE STORIES ...




FishingBoating-World























Dispersant from Deepwater Horizon Spill persist in environment by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution,






Understanding the Ocean's role in Greenland Glacier melt by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI),


Dangerous conditions for boating on entire NSW Coast by Transport Roads and Maritme Services,
















Baby Nemos finding their way home by ARC Centre of Excellence Coral Reef Studies,




Dangerous conditions forecast for NSW boaters by Roads and Maritime Services,




Whale freed from rope at Byron Bay by Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry,












Man fined $2000 for hawking abalone from an East Gippsland reef
New catfish species ‘hooked’ in North Qld
Emperor penguins in danger of dramatic declines
Tags reveal Chilean devil rays are among ocean's deepest divers
Auckland On Water Boat Show to hold world record attempt
Alvin's Animals - Previously unknown species discovered
Zodiac at Sydney International Boat Show 2014 – Australian
Gold Coast International Marine Expo - Exhibitor space filling fast
Lessons from the West: Great Barrier Reef in danger
If we stop killing parrotfish we can bring back Caribbean coral reefs
Decade of benefits for the Great Barrier Reef
Climate change could stop fish finding their friends
Ceramic coated exhaust manifolds reduce engine bay temps on superboat
Reminder of safe distance requirements for whales
Changes to Australian bass closed season
Commercial fishers on shore for mullet season
Management measures implemented to reduce large whale entanglements
Scientists use JeDI to create world’s first global jellyfish database
Sanctuary Classic off to a great start!
New Murray cod limits proposed to improve fishery
Up close and personal with whales on the Gold Coast   
SA Marina Day encourages South Australians to enjoy their marinas   
Southport Yacht Club raffle: Dusit Thani, BRIG Falcon, Marriott stay   
Fish stocks Northeast Atlantic recover, overfishing in Mediterranean   
Enjoy the whale spectacle, just keep your distance   
Satellite images reveals emperor penguins are more willing to relocate   
Whale research - new techniques expand for non-lethal methods   
The Dinghy Nav Light Solution- a brilliantly dumb idea   
Extension granted for salvage of a paddle steamer on the Murray River   
Spike in water temperatures evidence of ‘irreversible’ El Nino *Feature   
Third CYCA Solas Trusts grant to Australian Volunteer Coast Guard   
Severe weather warnings prompt reminder to boat owners   
Hobie Sailing Scene is reopening in Mona Vale this weekend   
Predictwind unlocks more features on free accounts   
Biggest Display ever and 18 launches at SIBS   
Gold Coast International Marine Expo helps Sailability grant FREEDOM   
Free app for managing your yacht   
Marine World Sales: The latest in buying and selling marine online   
Lifejackets are imperative: don't rely on sheer luck   
Catch some fun at Marlin Fest   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News





Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL NEW FBW
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT