SEATEC 2018 PLAYS THE MARKET REVIVAL

The only Italian exhibition dedicated to components and supplying chain for the boating industry extends its proposal to other sectors connected to boating field and expands its activities to training courses.

Seatec, the exhibition of technology, components, design and subcontracting for boats and mega yachts, organized by IMM CarraraFiere, the only event dedicated to the sector in Italy and southern Europe, is working intensely for its 16th edition, sailing on the wave of the market revival.

New connections characterize the next edition.

THE DATE
Seatec 2018 will be held from 5th to 7th April. Confirming the spring calendar, already under way for two years, this year the event takes place from Thursday to Saturday as to better approach the needs of professional visitors who work intensely and do not want to miss the opportunity to visit.

CROSS-SECTOR INNOVATION
Cross-Sector Innovation area is a novelty in the 2018 edition. This area will join the Startup Arena – which in 2017 has gathered young companies at their beginning – and will as well help the technology transfer and the innovative potential of the boating component sector.
Cross-Sector Innovation area will offer opportunities of cooperation for R & D, becoming an opportunity of technology transfer between companies in different complementary sectors.

PROBLEM SOLVING TIME
Seatec Exhibitors are invited to take their technicians to the show at disposal of visitors, offering a problem-solving service at the stand on specific technical issues in order to search a solution on specific customer requests. Seatec invites the companies to dedicate a corner of the stand with one or more technicians available to study solutions to problems that shipyards encounter more frequently.
The companies offering this service will be highlighted through the “Problem Solving Time” logo on the stand and on the floor plans of the fair.

CONFERENCE AND TRAINING CREDITS – SEATEC ACADEMY
With the 2018 edition Seatec wants to use the conference appointments, a Seatec feature since its beginnings, to launch “Seatec Academy” an educational offer aimed at boating industry professionals who need CFP, Professional Training Credits, to comply with the requests of the respective professional associations, such as Engineers and Architects.

AWARDS AND INSIGHTS
Seatec confirms the organization of the QualitecTechnology and Qualitec Design awards, reserved for the products on display, and M.Y.D.A. dedicated to yacht design, which are valid tools for in-depth analysis for the industry. The awards highlight the best solutions dedicated to design and technological innovation.

ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY
Since its debut, Seatec has promoted “green” awareness, encouraging and giving importance to the companies that produce and operate with the utmost respect for the environment, taking into account that the boating sector is an activity that requires the highest quality of the environment.

DELEGATIONS OF FOREIGN OPERATORS
The long-standing and consolidated invitation of foreign operators in collaboration with Ice / Ita is confirmed also for the 2018 edition and further widens the opportunities for direct meeting through a rich B2B calendar organized on mach-making basis for the Seatec and Compotec exhibitors. Delegation involves shipbuilding representatives, refit and distribution, coming from active countries all over the world, and representatives of the industries using composite materials, in the framework of an indispensable internalization in view of the increasingly globalized activities of the sector.

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