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boot 2023: The countdown is on!


Only 10 more days until the industry meet-up of the year! From 21 to 29 January, make the most of this unique opportunity to discover all the trends of the upcoming season and finally network face-to-face again.

You can look forward to a breathtaking event with countless innovations. Secure your trade visitor ticket for the world’s most important boating and watersports trade fair now!

We look forward to seeing you!
Your boot Düsseldorf Team

Experience the one-of-a-kind programme

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In the variety of theme worlds at boot, the stages also host an exciting accompanying programme. For example, top-class stars appear onstage at the Sailing Center, you can learn all there is to know about repairing and restoring boats at the Refit Center and the Dive Center stage presents gorgeous destinations around the globe, among other things.

Set the course for sustainability

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For the first time, the blue innovation dock in Hall 10 will bring together business leaders, developers, stakeholders, politicians and interested trade visitors to tackle the central challenge of our time. Global market leaders and international sponsors support this important project. Join the dialogue on topics such as “fuels of the future”, “alternative propulsion” or “sustainable nautical tourism”, tune in to the pitches of visionary start-ups and network with decision-makers. Participation is free and panel discussions take place every day.

IBM: Top class breakfast

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The eighth International Breakfast Meeting (IBM) is finally back. The event will be held on Tuesday 24 January from 8:30 – 10:30 am in a private and elegant setting, bringing together players from all sectors of the industry and representatives of the European Institutions. This year, the focus is on solution strategies to overcome the shortage of skilled labour. In line with this year's motto " Qualifications and competences: Addressing current and future challenges", you can meet prominent speakers and high-level representatives from the business and political world.

Secure your trade visitor advantages

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With a trade visitor ticket, you can enter the trade fair premises as early as 9:30 a.m., which gives you additional time for a relaxed tour of the trade fair and face-to-face conversations. You can also visit the exclusive b2b Lounge in Hall 13, where you can enjoy drinks at reduced prices and free Wi-Fi. In addition, the online trade visitor area offers you valuable industry information.

APP: boot in your pocket

With our free app, you can best prepare for your trade fair visit, any time and anywhere. The interactive site and hall map is the ideal guide to help you find your way around the trade fair premises. Among other things, it offers information on exhibitors and products, so you can comfortably plan your route through the exhibition halls.

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