Biograd Boat Show
Croatia Charter Expo

When and where?

21.10.2021 – 22.10.2021
Hall D and pier 14
Biograd Boat Show
Biograd, Croatia

Mandatory
Thursday, 21.10.2021, 12:00 -19:00h
Friday, 22.10.2021, 10:00 -18:00h

Optional

The Biograd Boat Show is open to visitors on 

Wednesday,Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 10:00 -18:30h

Sunday, 10:00 -18:00h

 
When and where?

One of only three boat shows held in Europe in 2020

Biograd Boat Show – Central and Eastern Europe’s largest in-water boat show celebrates its 23rd year following 21 years of continuous record-breaking shows, followed by the highly successful 2020 show, one of only three boat shows held in Europe during the pandemic.

In 2020, the 2nd edition of the Croatia Charter Expo took place, and for the second time, it has been recognised as an event of great importance for the nautical industry. Despite pandemic challenges, more than 150 charter services, fleet operating companies and charter brokers meet over two days. Brokers from the United Kingdom, Belgium, Italy, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, France, Slovakia, Croatia, Netherlands, Finland, Austria, Germany, Spain and Austria attended personally or via video conferences organized through the Biograd B2B meeting platform. 

Croatia Charter Expo participants also were able to schedule meetings with over 270 nautical companies and suppliers  registered on the Biograd B2B software platforn that participanted in the 22nd Biograd Boat Show. BiogradB2B overcame the difficult challenges of 2020 by gathering its best and brightest at the centre of the nautical industry - Biograd n/M.

 
One of only three boat shows held in Europe in 2020

Why Croatia Charter Expo?

The International Charter B2B Event Within the Region’s Biggest Boat Show

The Croatia Charter Expo is an international B2B event held during the Biograd Boat Show, connecting professionals in the yacht charter industry.



The event is part of Biograd B2B, the Boat show’s Nautical Business Networking platform, and allows participants to also connect with hundreds of professionals from the international nautical industry.

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Subsidized Accommodation Packages available for Limited Number of Brokers

The Croatian Tourist Board, the City of Biograd, and the Croatian Chamber of Economy have funded a limited number of packages for eligible brokers and subsidized the cost of registration for the Croatia Charter Expo.

This is in recognition of the importance of giving back to those that have been the main driver of growth in the Croatian charter industry.

Click here for special accommodation rates if you are:

1. CCE BROKER

2. B.C.A.A. CONGRESS PARTICIPANT

 

Venue

Biograd is located in the centre of the Croatian coast, amidst of majority of Croatian charter providers, which are easily accessed during your stay.

Brokers will have various opportunities to explore the region, which includes the Kornati archipelago.

We can assist in securing a free trial vessel from one of our fleet operators.

Timing is everything

October is the right time for brokers and fleet operators to meet. The nautical industry more than ever needs the Croatia Charter Expo to showcase the present state of the industry, and to facilitate B2B networking to prepare for 2021.

 

Virtually all major charter yacht brands will be on display as well as most equipment and service providers.

A Dedication to Safety

The Biograd Boat Show will be held in compliance with all measures and recommendations of the Croatian Institute of Public Health that should be applied during the COVID-19 epidemic, to ensure maximum safety of visitors and exhibitors.

Entertainment program

The Biograd Boat Show’s entertainment program is legendary.  Each night, multiple events offering great food and live music take place in the marina, and continue to the early hours in town, all within a short walk. In 2020 we had modified the program to meet the covid standard, and this year we expect a gradual return to normal.

 

Croatia Charter Expo participants have free access to almost all social events during the Biograd Boat Show throughout all 5 days.

Visit charter bases

Participants of the Croatia Charter Expo will have the opportunity to visit charter bases, as the majority are located in the nearby area.

 

Brokers will individually be able to arrange base visits with exhibiting fleet operators to gain insight into the quality of their fleet on the spot.

Arrange Your Important Meetings in Advance!

Now it's easy to arrange meetings between brokers, fleet operators and suppliers with Biograd B2B on-line meeting Software.

MORE DETAILS

Special Conference Program for the Charter Industry

A special conference program for brokers and fleet operators will take place in Hall D, addressing important issues, new services, and interesting speakers covering current topics.

In Hall D, the Croatian Chamber of Economy will host an extensive Congress Program covering the whole nautical, and nautical tourism sectors.

REGISTRATIONS

B.C.A.A. Congress

The first Boat Charter Agency Association (B.C.A.A) Congress will be organized "LIVE" in Biograd n/M, Croatia, in collaboration with Croatia Charter Expo and the Biograd Boat Show. 
 

The Boat Charter Agency Association was established in July 2020 and has brought together over 200 brokers from around the world ever since. The B.C.A.A. Congress will integrate with the Biograd Boat Show, the traditional charter meeting point for more than 2 decades.
 

 

  1. If you are a member of the Boat Charter Agency Association and want to join the B.C.A.A. CONGRESS click HERE for more info.

     
  2. Charter brokers who want to become Boat Charter Agency Association members and register for the B.C.A.A. CONGRESS, Croatia Charter Expo and the Biograd Boat Show, can join the Association via Facebook group and get reduced rates for the Participation Fee and the Hotel Accommodation. The association welcomes all new members who want to share their knowledge and experiences during the Biograd Boat Show in Biograd.

 

 
B.C.A.A. Congress

Entertainment Program

The Biograd Boat Show’s entertainment program is legendary. Each night, multiple events offering great food and live music take place in the marina, and continue to the early hours in town, all within a short walk.

 
Entertainment Program

Conference program Hall D

Croatian Chamber of Commerce has prepared the extensive Congress Program for all BBS participants. Attend meetings and presentations during entire BBS.

 

Customized conference program for brokers and fleet operators will take place in Hall D, with interesting speakers addressing current topics.

 
Conference program Hall D