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International Export Show – Dusseldorf, Germany

Cynosure for Sri Lankan Boat manufacturers

The delegation of German Industry & Commerce in Sri Lanka (AHK Sri Lanka), together with the Export Development Board ( EDB ), organized the 1st ever Sri Lankan pavilion at the world’s leading Boat Exhibition “BOOT SHOW” in Dusseldorf, Germany.

The “BOOT” in Dusseldorf, is the world’s largest and most international indoor fair for boats and water sports. It takes place every year and is a public exhibition. At an Exhibition area of 220,000 square metres, the visitor would be informed about the services and products relating to water sports. Innovations and trends are the focus of the show.

Participating and trying is the motto of this fair, the opportunity could be found in elaborately designed theme worlds, where the visitors are given the opportunity to test new products from various fields.

Over 2,000 exhibitors from 70 countries displayed Boats & Yachts, Engine & related equipment, shipping & yachting equipment, marines, harbour facilities and marine tourism related products at this exhibition. Furthermore, over 250,000 visited the world’s leading water sports fair showcases.

Speaking to the media, Chief Delegate of AHK Sri Lanka, Andreas Hergenroether, mentioned that this is a valuable opportunity for Sri Lankan boat building companies to enhance business opportunities and also to increase visibility of products “Made in Sri Lanka.” The Boat Building Industry has been identified as one of the potential and grooming sectors in the country. It’s not only important to create awareness of the capabilities of Sri Lankan companies, but also build confidence amongst international players.

We are confident that this is one of the best platforms available for exhibitors to find perfect buyers as well as partners.

Leading Boat building companies Neil Marine, Baff Polymech and North West represented the Sri Lankan Pavilion.

As the official representative of German – Sri Lankan business relations in Sri Lanka, AHK Sri Lanka is always committed to fair business, while offering the ideal platform to create business opportunities for both Sri Lankan and German Companies in both directions.

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