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boot Düsseldorf - 20 to 28 January 2024

boot 2024: Countdown to the industry event of the year!


the internationally leading platform for the maritime industry will once again roll out the red carpet for your business from 20 to 28 January!

At boot 2024, all noteworthy exhibitors will present a previously unmatched selection of motorboats, and the sailing boat providers will also be present in full force.

In the 16 trade fair halls, you will also find the latest in accessories for your boat, water sports equipment and the coming tourism trends. Get your trade fair ticket now and make use of the most important date of the year for personal networking and successful business deals.

We are looking forward to seeing you!
Your boot Düsseldorf Team


Don't forget to apply for your visa as soon as possible.

Due to the high number of visa requests, visa appointments are currently fully booked. We therefore recommend that you send your visa application well in advance for all your upcoming business travels to Germany. Visa applications can be sent up to six months ahead of the travel dates. The German Consulate is trying their best to honour all visa requests for business commuters travelling to shows in Germany.

As new appointments are opening up continuously, we recommend that you check the availability multiple times a day. The best chance to get an appointment slot is in the mornings.

The centre of the maritime world

Yachts and people in a hall at boot
More than 1,500 exhibitors will meet up again in Düsseldorf to present you with a spectacular variety of products in one location. In our continually updated exhibitor and product database, you will find the unique range of products waiting for you at boot 2024. Tip: Use our free-of-charge tool “MyOrganizer”, which will help you plan your visit to your favourite exhibitors in only a few simple steps.

Exclusive advantages for visiting professionals

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With the ticket for visiting professionals, you may enter the exhibition grounds as early as 9:30 a.m. and use the additional time for in-depth discussions with your business partners. Relax and work in the b2b Lounge in Hall 13, where you can enjoy discounted beverages and free WiFi. In addition, you will receive exclusive access to current studies and industry information in the online visiting professional area!

blue innovation dock: Industry leadership for sustainability

Lecture Blue Innovation
After its premiere last year, the blue innovation dock will again bring visionaries, investors and politicians together to prepare the maritime industry for the future. You can expect exciting lectures and panel talks with high-calibre speakers, renowned experts and decision-makers. A creative explosion of new ideas and productive exchanges on more sustainability in the areas of shipbuilding, motors, management of marinas and tourism are also guaranteed.

VIP breakfast for trendsetters

Speech at IBM
The International Breakfast Meeting (IBM) will take place again on 23 January 2024 in a sophisticated ambience. Use the opportunity to exchange ideas on the latest market developments with decision-makers and media representatives. This year, the IBM’s motto is “New generation of leaders and new investment – a changing strategic direction for the industry?” We look forward to your attendance!

The vibrant metropolis on the banks of the Rhine

Düsseldorf City view
Düsseldorf has a lot to offer when it comes to culture, architecture and cuisine. Shop for international luxury brands along the famous Königsallee, experience the city’s renowned art scene and enjoy the many culinary delights in the typical breweries or in one of the many fine dining restaurants.

Professional hotel and travel packages

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Book your trip and hotel in good time and take advantage of the attractive offers from our official service partner BCD Travel. Let the specialists advise you and secure the best package for you now.
Legal disclaimer

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Messeplatz, Stockumer Kirchstr. 61
40474 Düsseldorf, Germany

Phone: +49 211 4560-01
Fax: +49 211 4560-668

County Court Düsseldorf HRB 63

Board of Managing Directors: Wolfram N. Diener (Chairman), Bernhard J. Stempfle, Erhard Wienkamp

Chairman of Supervisory Board: Mayor Dr. Stephan Keller

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