• Boat people

    Posted on Oct 06, 2015

    Boats are in the news a lot at the moment, sadly for all the wrong reasons! We currently live in troubled times and it is impossible to ignore the plight of millions of people who had to flee their home and are on the move, many of them ent read more...
  • Record attendance at annual congress in Gdansk

    Posted on Jun 16, 2015

    IFBSO enjoyed a record attendance at its annual ICOMIA/IFBSO Congress in Gdansk from 9th - 12th June 2015 and concluded the event on a high note after having achieved all of the objectives it set itself at the start of its re-structuring pr read more...
  • All the fun of the fair

    Posted on Feb 11, 2015

    Despite the fact that many of the year's early boat shows are taking place in the rather cold, Northern European winter climate, the atmosphere in the halls is anything but chilly. Visitors are happy to escape the cold, rain or snow and read more...
  • IFBSO "Reloaded"

    Posted on Dec 19, 2014

    The International Federation of Boat Show Organisers (IFBSO) has made some major changes to its constitution following an ‘energised’ annual congress at Istanbul in Turkey this June. Amongst the initiatives adopted is a four-tie read more...
  • There is nothing permanent except change!

    Posted on Dec 18, 2014

    At the time of writing I have been in my position as Secretary General for nearly one year. And what a year it has been! There was a lot to learn – in fact I am still learning on a daily basis – and this might be a good place to read more...

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News

What will 2017 bring?

23th January 2017

With the first month of 2017 already nearly over, we have witnessed many headline events so far. Whilst Europe is experiencing a big freeze, there is a heatwave on the other side of the world. We have seen earth quakes, avalanches and viole...
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IFBSO/ICOMIA Congress 2016

14th June 2016

IFBSO, the International Federation of Boat Show Organisers, enjoyed a very lively and successful congress which culminated in a splendid gala dinner on the last evening in Duino Castle overlooking the Gulf of Trieste. Held annually in conj...
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