The MIDDLE EAST’S LuxuRy
ICONIC SAIL | Delfina Remi
From April 30 to May 4, 2019, the spotlight will be on Zaitunay Bay for the highly anticipated international boat and super yacht nautical event, the Beirut Boat Show.
The show will host prestigious international yachting companies, super yacht designers and builders, and nautical suppliers, backed by an exhibition of lifestyle, fashion and sports products, as well as jewelry and automobiles. Just to name a few: international shipyards such as CRN, Princess, Azimut, Galeon, Ferretti Group, Riva, Absolute together with Feadship and Benetti. In addition, Mercedes, Ulysse Nardin, Alfa, Muse du Liban, Beluga vodka and Casino du Liban were among the show’s sponsors.
“We have been participating in Beirut Boat for the past 12 years and we are very happy this year. The boat show was nice with lots of interesting contacts, and we will participate next year for sure…” said Marios Iordanu, Managing Director of Blue Point Yachting. Over time, Beirut Boat Show has gradually positioned itself as a luxury destination par excellence in the heart of Beirut, the capital o
f extravagance and tourism. With 52 exhibitors from 12 countries, more than 7,000 VIPs and visitors were registered over the show’s five days, which featured sophisticated parties, the latest in design and the avant-garde of the boating world.
“I was surprised, it was such a good show this year. We have new and potential clients, which was our main interest. The setup is good, and everything looks promising …”, said Alain Maaraoui, President of Sea Pros Yachts.Beirut Boat Show therefore proves to be a unique opportunity to develop interesting business networks amid boats, accessories, and nautical supplies, in addition to fashion, sports, and lifestyle products.