Biograd Boat Show
Croatia Charter Expo

When and where?

22.10.2020 – 23.10.2020
Hall D – Biograd Boat Show - Biograd, Croatia

Mandatory
Thursday, 22.10.2020 from 12:00 until 19:00h, HALL D
Friday, 23.10.2020 from 10:00 to 18:00h, HALL D + Charter Party

Optional

The Biograd Boat Show is open to visitors on 

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

Sunday from 10:00 until 18:00h

 
When and where?

Demanded by the Charter Industry, Supported by Government

29 leading fleet operators in Croatia requested a charter B2B event to be held during the Biograd Boat Show, backed by letters of intent.

The idea was welcomed by the City of Biograd, the Croatian Tourist board and the Croatian Chamber of Economy, who have provided generous sponsorships and logistical support.

 
Demanded by the Charter Industry, Supported by Government

Why Croatia Charter Expo?

A New Charter B2B Event Within The Region’s Biggest Boat Show

The Croatia Charter Expo is a 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 whole nautical industry.

Free 3 Night Accommodation Packages for Limited Number of Brokers!!!

The Croatian Tourist Board, the City of Biograd, and the Croatian Chamber of Economy have funded a number of packages for eligible brokers offering free accommodation with breakfast and dinner at the hotel, as well as 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.

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Venue

Biograd is located in the center 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.

For those brokers that wish to extend their stay, we can provide assistance in securing a free trial vessel form one of our charter providers.

Timing is everything

October is the right time for brokers and fleet operators to meet. The nautical industry more than ever needs the Croatia Charte 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.

The numbers

Another record show, with a total attendance of 18.326 visitors

For the 21st straight year, another record show was achieved, with approximately 400 registered exhibitors and 350 boats on display. The opening day saw record attendance, 20% more than the previous record year.

The new Croatia Charter Expo in Hall D was unanimously declared a success by exhibitors. A total of more than 120 companies participated in this closed 2-day B2B event organized exclusively for the yacht charter industry. The first day recorded more than 110 participating companies and 600 scheduled meetings on the new Biograd B2B software platform. The exhibitors stated that this new event exceeded their expectations, which is most important as Croatia has by far the largest yacht charter fleet in the world.

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.

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 charter companies 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 our Biograd B2B on-line meeting Software.

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

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Hotel accommodation

1. The Organizer, Ilirija d.d. offer four hotels with special rates for the event.
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2. Free 3 - Night Accommodation Packages for Limited Number of Brokers!!!

The Croatian Tourist Board, the City of Biograd, and the Croatian Chamber of Economy have funded a number of packages for eligible brokers offering free 3-night accommodation with breakfast and dinner at the hotel,during the Croatia Charter Expo.

Click on HERE to determine eligibility.

 
Hotel accommodation

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