Following five progressively successful shows, the 6th Annual Mumbai International Boat Show (MIBS) brings the latest in leisure boating from around the world including boats that have never been seen on our shores. Held between February 23th and 26th at the MMRDA grounds at the Bandra-Kurla Complex, on a 10,000 m2 land exhibit, MIBS 2012 will showcase a variety of day boats, speed boats, security boats, personal watercrafts (PWCs), kayaks, boating accessories, marine engines, marine toys and some of the finest, most luxurious yachts, large boats and sail boats.
Over the year, the show has enjoyed a steady patronage of 15,000 visitors including several HNIs, marine industry professionals and boating enthusiasts from around the world. This year, MIBS extends a complimentary invitation to all members of the Bombay Gymkhana, the Cricket Club of India (CCI) and the Royal Bombay Yacht Club (RBYC). Members will need to carry their membership cards to facilitate their free entry, and each member can bring three guests. The event will also be keenly viewed on Headlines Today – television partner for MIBS 2012.
MIBS 2012 is recognised and sanctioned by the Government of Maharashtra, Indian Coast Guard, Yachting Association of India, Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation, Mumbai Port Trust and the Indian Trade Promotion Organisation. The show has also received the support from the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). In their efforts to promote the boating industry in India, CII and Mumbai Boat Show Pvt. Ltd. have invited speakers from India and around the world to chart a way forward for the industry at the CII International Boating Conference titled ‘Navigating Forward,’ to be held on the 24th February , Bandra-Kurla Complex.
There will also be an elaborate dinner on 25th February – an ideal platform for exhibitors, sponsors and marine industry professionals to forge connections and leverage strengths to dive into this rapidly growing market.
PARTNERS AND SPONSORS
Ahuja Constructions to host the VIP Preview evening at MIBS 2012.
Club Torque is the exclusive car partner to MIBS 2012
Club Torque to display Audi and Ferrari at the MIBS 2012 for all four days of the show and An exciting fashion show by Gitanjali Lifestyle with leading designers, as a special treat to guests at the VIP Preview Evening on 23th February 2012.
Two lucky winners on each day of the show will win a Cruise On A professional Racing Sail boat – J24 and on a Sporty Cabin Cruiser – Drago Boats each, the prize to be sponsored by Blue Bay Marine.
Mumbai International Boat Show has also instituted an Advisory Committee comprising prominent industrialist and persons from the Government boating industry.
The Advisory Board is chaired by Mr. Jamshyd Godrej (Chairman and Managing Director, Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd.)
The members of the Advisory Committee include:
• Mr. Niraj Bajaj (Co-Chairman & Managing Director, Mukand Ltd.)
• Mr. Vijay Kalantri (Chairman & Managing Director, Dighi Port Ltd.)
• Mr. Milind Deora (Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha)
• Capt. Soli Contractor (Regional Co-ordinator, National Maritime Foundation)
• Mr. Sanjay Ubale (Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Tata Realty & Infrastructure)
The Mumbai International Boat Show will be open to the public from 24th – 26th February 2012.
Address: Plot G2, MMRDA Grounds,
Bandra (East), Mumbai 400051,
Time: 12 noon to 8pm
Tel: +91 22 6451 5819 / 5820
Mumbai Boat Show Pvt. Ltd.
(A Spenta Multimedia Company)
Mathuradas Mill Compound,
NM Joshi Marg, Lower Parel,
Mumbai – 400 013, India.
Tel.(D): +91-22-64515819, 64515820.
Fax: +91 22 – 2481 1021