Business Insights is the new digital content hub of boot Düsseldorf, which provides you with topics, trends and news from the maritime sector. Under the motto “reboot your business” boot Düsseldorf will accompany you on your way to the trade fair! With our Business Insights, you’ll always be up-to-date on the latest developments in the watersports industry and get all the important business news about the boot Düsseldorf. Register now as a trade visitor and receive attractive benefits, such as access to exclusive business-relevant content and matchmaking.
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New in: The reboot talk
Which developments are taking place in the watersports industry? What are the forecasts for the next years and which trends will prevail in the maritime sector? Together with experts from the maritime industry, boot Düsseldorf talks about perpectives, market developments, strategies and challenges.
Topic in December: Watersports tourism in times of Corona
The watersports tourism sector has been hit pretty hard during the corona pandemic: the tourism industry experienced immense restrictions in the last 1 ½ years. On the other hand: Domestic vacation has become extremely popular. Together with Ingela Wilhelm (Marketing Manager NE for Sunsail / The Moorings) and Axel Brinkmann (Water Tourism Expert ADAC e.V.), we will talk about the consequences of the pandemic and how Corona will influence the industry.
The boating industry is as diverse as it is innovative and always offers a new fascination with its designs, trends and possibilities. Listen to Dr. Jens Gerhardt (CEO of HanseYachts AG) and yacht designer Lorenzo Argento who look back at 2020 - a very successful year for shipyards and brokers -, assess developments in 2021, and venture a look into the future.
How is the boardsports sector evolving, how much do discounters influence the market and what defines a trend? Listen to Andrea Hoeppner (Owner of Hoeppner Communications and three times windsurfing world champion), Dirk Muschenich (General Manager of VDWS International) and Florian Brunner (CEO of APM Marketing & Starboard Distribution Germany) talking about the development and definition of trends in surfing.
The worldwide Corona pandemic has strongly influenced the diving industry. The sector had and still has to deal with some severe challenges and strategies had to be adjusted and rethought. In our reboot talk, we've talked to experts from industry: Dr. Uwe Hoffmann (President of VDST), Thomas Dederichs (CEO of BtS Europe AG), Axel Becker (General Manager of Beluga Reisen) und host Jörg Müller-Dünow.
Due to the spread of the omicron virus variant, further restrictions have been in place in Germany since 28 December, including on events. Following the meeting of the Minister Presidents of the federal states on the pandemic situation on 21 December 2021, North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) banned the holding of large events with spectators in January.
Despite some initial wobbles in 2020 when Covid-19 first struck, the superyacht industry has largely shrugged off the pandemic to record a third year of consistent order book growth. The 2022 Global Order Book records an impressive 1,024 projects in build or on order, a rise of 24.7 per cent on last year’s 821.
boot Düsseldorf and European Boating Industry announce that the seventh edition of the annual International Breakfast Meeting will finally takes place online again. Save the date for January, 25th from 10:00 to 11:30.
The most diverse water sports fair for the watersports industry
A huge diversity of offerings gives you the best opportunities for successful business – all at boot Düsseldorf. Over 17 exhibition halls with 19 theme worlds offer a comprehensive and hitherto unparalleled range of products and services. Convince yourself!