The show will be organized in the Galle Port from 26th to 28th October 2018. The mini-marina will be used to berth vessels to be displayed and for water activities, and the land area surrounding the marina for exhibiting boating-related products and services.
The boating festival will attract large number of buyers and visitors, boating enthusiasts, and industry professionals from countries such as India, Singapore, Maldives, South Korea, Belgium, Middle East, Germany, Holland, UK etc.
The inauguration ceremony of the Boat Show & Boating Festival will be held on 26 October at 3.00 pm.
The Republic of Burundi First Vice President Gaston Sindimwo, and Republic of Burundi Transport, Public Works, Equipment and Territory Management Minister Jean Bosco Nutunzwenimana, will visit the Boat Show 2018 on the invitation of Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, and will grace the opening ceremony as the Guests of Honour.
An International Conference on Nautical Tourism will take place on 27 October at 9.00 am – 1.00 pm, at the Jetwing Lighthouse Hotel in Galle, parallel to the Boat Show & Boating Festival 2018.
The speakers will be:
- Mike Derret, International Marina Expert, UK
- Sandrine Devos, representative from European Boating Institute (EBI)
- Michal Bak, Secretary General, Polish Chamber of Marine Industry and Water Sports (POLBOAT)
The Boat Show & Boating Festival Sri Lanka 2018 is organized by the Boat Building Technology Improvement Institute Lanka (gte) Limited (BTI) and the Sri Lanka Export Development Board in association with Ministry of Development Strategies & International Trade, Ministry of Industry and Commerce and Ministry of Ports and Shipping (Sri Lanka Ports Authority).
Location: • LK - Sri Lanka
Photos / Videos: Sri Lanka Boat Show