China (Shanghai) International Boat Show (CIBS) is an annual boat & yacht exhibition in China, dedicated to comprehensive boating industry chain. This four-day event with over a 23-year history, allow domestic and international brands to feature boating products, equipment, technologies and services. It aim to urge rising middle and upper class in China to experience a maritime lifestyle and yachting culture. CIBS is a member of IFBSO from China and recognized worldwide in its field. U.S. Department of Commerce has awarded CIBS with a trade show certificate. It is the only boat show in China that hosts international pavilions initiated by their governmental organizations and associations.
At CIBS 2018 concluded successfully on April 29th, a total of 609 domestic and international exhibitors at 55,000 sqm exhibition area showcased their products and technology to a total of 35,061 visitors from 72 countries and regions. The visitors at CIBS 2018 were presented with more than 100 activities, forums, the awards ceremony, and the water carnival. The testament to the event’s success are massive crowd, exuberant exhibitors and enthusiastic participants, and myriad business transactions.
Established industry players, like Beneteau, Jeanneau, OMNIA, Mercury Marine, Jialing Honda, Jetset, Yamaha, Suzuki, Garmin, Maka, Speedo, and many other boat, yacht, equipment exhibitors participated in CIBS, from domestic and 15 overseas countries and regions including New Zealand, Italy, Australia, Taiwan, and South Korea. The event will attract more participation, given to the huge market potential, a growing boat building industry, and business matchmaking opportunities. The exhibits that will be showcased in dedicated booths include the following:
Super Yacht / Power Boat / Work Boat / High Speed Boat / Sailing Boat / Others
Equipment and Accessories
Supporting Equipment & Transmission Equipment / Dock Equipment / Yacht Related Services / Spare Parts & Engine / Drive / Propulsion System / Trailers and Accessories
Canoeing / Surf / Rubber Boats/ Goggles/ Inflatable Boat / Paddle / Windsurfing / Water skiing / Diving suit / Swimsuit/ Sports Bottle / Wakeboarding/ Water Ski/ Waterproof Bag
Lure Base / Club / Lure boat / Lure Propeller / Lure Fishing Bait /Lure Equipment / Lure Detector
CIBS2018 attracted 35,061 visitors from over 70 countries and regions. The top domestic provinces and cities that have the most visits from are Shanghai, Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Guangdong, Shandong, Beijing. Visitors come to CIBS with purpose to find new suppliers, consolidate contacts with suppliers, collect market information, seek franchisers, source new products and place orders.Visitors based on their business nature include: