Brands and marketers from the boating and marine lifestyle sectors now have four very good reasons to get their applications in to reserve space for the 2012 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show, 24-27 May on Queensland’s Gold Coast.
• Display rates have been reduced by 5% across all exhibition areas. Exhibitors who are eligible can also claim the 10% marine industry discount.
• The initial deposit has been reduced from 30% (which has applied over the entire history of the event) to 10% for 2012.
• Payments can be made in full or in three instalments – 10% with your application, 40% by February 29th and the balance by March 30th.
• Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show will again provide each exhibitor with $10 million public liability cover for the 2012 boat show.
'We acknowledge the realities of the present climate, and we have made a number of changes to assist exhibitors,' says Sue Thomson, general manager Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show.
Several exhibition site changes are new for 2012, to further optimise opportunities for exhibitors.
Exhibition site plans available on the website indicate two adjacent pavilions in The Marine Village car park area – Marinebusinessworld.com Pavilion (50 x 80m) and SCIBS Pavilion (30 x 40m). Each pavilion features a glass façade facing the re-configured open display area. The new SCIBS Pavilion also offers a range of smaller booths measuring 3 x 2m.
The Superyacht Australia Pavilion (30 x45m) remains unchanged at its location in The Marine Village. The marina layout shows other slight modifications which will assist with visitor traffic flow and the overall show experience.
To date, 163 exhibitors have booked for the 2012 event and event organisers are confident that number will reach 400, with interest from companies all over the country and around the globe, many of whom are staging world-first launches.
'The boat show team has been responsive to exhibitor and visitor feedback, aiming to produce a world-class event that showcases exhibitor products, services and goods,' adds Sue Thomson. 'Our objective is to help exhibitors achieve optimal ROI and create a multi-faceted program during the boat show that attracts the widest market possible, and gives visitors even more for their entry price.'
All information, prospectus and booking forms for the 2012 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show are available at www.sanctuarycoveboatshow.com.au