Long-term partnership between EBI and boot Düsseldorf
EBI, the European Boating Industry is at the heart of EU policy-making through monitoring, providing input and advocating on developments that could impact the recreational boating industry. Through its monthly newsletter, EBI informs the industry about the key developments at EU policy and political level that are crucial for the future direction of the industry. We are happy to share content that is also interesting for you as a trade visitor.
About European Boating Industry
The European Boating Industry represents the recreational boating industry in Europe. It includes all related sectors, such as boat building, equipment manufacturers, marinas and service providers. The industry makes a significant contribution to the European economy and represents 32,000 companies directly employing over 280,000 people. The vast majority of the sector is made up of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
EBI, its Council and President, wishes you happy holidays
On behalf of EBI, our Council and our President, we want to wish you happy Holidays! 2022 has been both a challenging and rewarding year, during which EBI has undergone many changes and achieved many of its goals. For this reason, as we approach the end of the year, EBI’s president Jean-Pierre Goudant, wanted to address our members with a letter in which he briefly recapitulates the last 12 months. From our side, we at…
boot Düsseldorf comes back in person with two events co-organised together with EBI
boot Dusseldorf returns to its traditional in-person format in January 2023 and European Boating Industry, as part of its extended partnership agreement will organise two high-level events: the already established International Breakfast Meeting (IBM) and the new Blue Innovation Dock (BID). In its eighth edition, the International Breakfast Meeting will focus on one of the main challenges facing the sector today: the lack of labour with the skills the industry needs. On Tuesday 24…
EU institution calls for new maritime industrial strategy with recreational boating focus
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) adopted an opinion calling for an industrial strategy for the maritime technology sector. The EESC is a consultative body made up of representatives of workers' and employers' organisations and other interest groups that acts as a bridge between the EU decision-making institutions and its citizens. It delivers opinions on EU issues to the European Commission, the Council of the EU and the European Parliament. The strategy highlights 3…