The 2012 Monaco Yacht Show
The 22nd show will take place between the 19th -22nd of September .The organizers of the show promise this year a bigger, more luxurious show , and mainly – many yachts for sale or charter .
There is no better place than Monaco to hold the most luxurious show in the yacht industry. Monaco is a principality that is a sovereign city state, located on the French Riviera in Western Europe- bordered by France on three sides, with one side bordering the Mediterranean Sea.
The state has no income tax and low business taxes and is well- known for being a tax heaven. Monaco is considered an income tax refuge to some of the richest people in the world .Furthermore, the prince of Monaco Albert the second is a patron for the show, and he provides constant assistant to the show.
The Monaco Yacht Show is unique for showing only super yachts between 25m to 90m and is the biggest show in Europe of this kind.
The annual show in Monaco takes place in the Hercules port, that spreads on 22,000sqm, there visitors can find over 500 exhibitors among them the best international experts in the luxury yacht industry, luxury shipyards, brokers, disigners, top quality services and products and whose expertise is recognized by the industry. This is a unique opportunity to meet the top managers of leading international super yacht companies directly, or discover products with all the latest technologies and luxury services in yachting-related activities. And, As far as the exhibiters are concerned the show is an opportunity to advance their latest creations and work.
The first show to ever take place in Monaco was back in 1991, since then the show grew and evolved together with the yacht industry. This year show is expecting over 26,000 participants, among them potential private and commercial buyers , international experts, and more- they will represent over 40 nationalities (exhibitioners and visitors).
For the peripheral luxury sector will enjoy: private jets and helicopters, luxury goods and accessories.
Exhibitors include: 82 shipyards reperesentatives, 25 yacht brokers, 45 naval architects & interior designers, 196 equipment manufacturers, 73 luxury yacht service providers, 17 luxury brands, 13 yacht tender companies, 12 federations and 27 magazines, Also the world's top 15 customized super yacht builders will be at the show.
Some of the well-known exhibitors are:
OceAnco, Lurrsen, Feadship, Azimut, Benetti, Dubois, Alloy Yachts, Canados, Couch , ISA, Jongert, Perini, NAVI, Pershing, Ferretti, Heesen, Holland Jachtbouw,Trinity, Abeking&Rasmussen and Wally.