Thailand International Boat Show to Put Phuket on the Global Stage


Experienced in working with major luxury brands such as Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy, L’Oréal, Givenchy, Kenzo and more, the organizers of the JAND Events show will build on Phuket’s position as a hub for the navy and the lifestyle in Asia, and will present the best of Phuket to the world. with new exhibitor pavilions and visitor activities on a scale never seen before.

“The Thailand International Boat Show is set to raise the bar for boating and lifestyle exhibitions in the region. The early feedback from the industry has been very good and we are expecting a wide range of boats afloat and an exciting collection of luxury marine and lifestyle products in the marina side exhibition hall, ”said David Hayes, CEO of the organizers JAND Events. .

Visitors will be able to see the latest launches of the world’s most iconic boat brands. Yachts of all sizes, both motor and sail, will be on display in the water, ranging from dinghies and day trippers to superyachts. Visitors ashore will be able to shop for the latest nautical technology, marine products, gadgets and widgets, while enjoying the luxury properties, cars and lifestyle brands on display in the 2,500m² air-conditioned exhibition hall on the town square and other areas of Royal Phuket. Marina.

Part of the JAND team as a boat show consultant, Grenville Fordham – co-founder of PIMEX, Thailand’s premier boat show, and himself a former exhibitor at the Phuket Boat Show – said: “After more than 20 years of working in different aspects of the region’s yachting industry, it’s an exciting time to be back in the boat show world. And working with a professional event planner like JAND Events I know that next January’s show will be the first of its kind – and the best yet.

Thailand’s status as Asia’s water recreation hub remains intact despite the challenges of the pandemic. Famous for its islands, beautiful offshore seascape and tropical beaches, Thailand is the preferred destination for boat owners in the region and a popular choice for yachting tourists from around the world. An industry valued in billions of dollars before the pandemic, the Thailand International Boat Show will kick off its rebirth and be a valuable economic engine for Phuket and Thailand going forward.

Deemed to be a luxury lifestyle event, the Thailand International Boat Show will be held at the SHA Plus + certified Royal Phuket Marina. “I think this will be the most successful boat show to date. Not only are JAND Events professional event organizers, but they have also entered the market much earlier than others in the past, ”commented Gulu Lalvani, President of Royal Phuket Marina.

“This will be the first boat show in Asia for two years and the demand for boats is suppressed. Globally, boat brands are having record sales and as Phuket is the birthplace of yachting in Asia, I expect to see all international boat brands and more on display at the Thailand International Boat Show. in January 2022, ”said Lalvani.

A lively promenade with restaurants and bars, and an extensive social program are also planned by the organizers JAND Events.

“To complement the exhibits in the water and on land, we will be running an exciting program of social events that visitors can enjoy during the day and in the evening. From launches and parties to waterfront entertainment, the Thailand International Boat Show will be an event you can’t miss, ”added Mr. Hayes.


The Thailand International Boat Show will take place at Royal Phuket Marina from January 6 to 9, 2022. For more information, visit https://www.thailandinternationalboatshow.com

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