The Port Vell will become the single location of the next editions of the Barcelona International Boat Show. A new model that seeks to facilitate the visit of buyers and fans and boost the sector. A decision agreed between Fira Barcelona and the National AssociationNautical Anen.
According to the study by a commission composed of representatives of Fira Barcelona, the Organizing Committee of the show and Anen, the celebration of living in the Port Vell only for five days is the best option at the moment, as so complex is the Spanish nautical sector.To attract more buyers with the need to adjust the cost of participation for exhibitors.
The Port Vell, a privileged environment of the city
Exposure floating and dry in the same area, in line with the format adopted by leading trade fairs in Europe and Cannes and La Rochelle (France), Southampton (England) and Genoa (Italy).
Visitors will have more opportunities to test boats to extend the minimum lengths of boats afloat at 8 meters, instead of 12 meters in theprevious editions. Therefore, the organizers intend to increase the presence of medium length sailboats. Vessels less than 8 meters are displayed in a space provided above the water at the Moll de la Fusta, along with other products and nautical services.