Press releases 6 april 2010
Kiev International Boat Show 2010 (Post-release)
KIBS 2010, the 7th Kyiv International Boat Show, took place on 24-27 March in the International Exhibition Centre, Kyiv, Ukraine. KIBS covers all aspects of the yacht industry — from mega yachts to small leisure boats, parts and accessories. Popular with both wealthy customers and professionals, the exhibition is a dynamic and exciting event, which gives one a real sense of the Ukrainian boat and yacht market. KIBS is the only yacht and boat exhibition in Ukraine that has “UFI Approved Event” status from the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry (UFI).
69 companies took part in the exhibition among them are leading producers and distributors of yachts, boats, components, navigation systems, clothes and accessories, dive centers, yacht schools, charter companies from Ukraine, Russia, Germany, USA, Egypt, Estonia, Turkey.
For the first time in the frame of KIBS the diving exposition was represented. The exposition included dive-centers, clubs, equipment producers and dive-tourism operators: Truth about diving (Pravda o Divinge), Black Sea Divers, Pro Diving and Piranha (dive clubs); Safari Maris (tour operator); San Tech Dive (equipment manufacturer) and others.
Presentations of the latest achievements and developments in yacht building, equipment and accessories for water sports and leisure took place Within the frame of KIBS. The participators and guests of the exhibition were presented seminars of Professional association of diving instructors PADI, diving tour operator “Safari Maris”, Federation of underwater sport and underwater activity of Ukraine, International Legal Firm, Marketing Technologies Bureau The Presentation of TM SUNSEEKER of Empire Yachts Company was worthy of special attention. Great show, drawing of the opportunity to buy a yacht with a discount, bright performance of the string quartets “Gravitation” was unforgettable.
This year KIBS was supported by the National Federation of Water Motorsport of Ukraine, and the Association of Shipbuilders of Ukraine (Ukrsudprom).
Information sponsor: Ukrainian magazine “Skipper”
Information support: Ukrainian magazine “Fairway”, Yahts Review, Cigar Clan, portal F.GiDs, “Water Bazar”, “General Director”, “AutoBazar”. First television partner: 5 channel.
Statistic KIBS 2010
Space in the pavilion — 1076 sq. m.
Open space — 1065 sq. m.
Total — 4150 sq. m.
Ukrainian participators — 59.
Foreign participators — 10.
Total — 69.
Countries-participators: Ukraine, Russia, USA, Germany, Egypt, Turkey, Estonia.
Visiting exhibition — 4916 registered visitors from Ukraine, Belorussia, Bulgaria, Greece, Israel, Irland, Cyprus, Mexico, Moldova, UAE, Poland, Russia, Turkey, France.
Organizers of KIBS Premier Expo and ITE Group express gratitude to all partners, participators and guests of the exhibition and will do their best to improve the event next year. See you in the 2011!
17 march 2010
KIBS is the only yacht and boat exhibition in Ukraine that has “UFI Approved Event” status from the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry...