The 3rd Annual East Mediterranean Superyacht Forum will once again be jointly produced by Quaynote Communications, the specialist conference company and producers of global events such as Opportunities in Superyachts, the annual conference in Malta, and Oceda S.A., the new Greece-based yacht services company managed by Jennifer Timinis, formerly of Hill Dickinson.
This international conference will bring together superyacht industry experts from across Europe and further afield to discuss chartering, marinas, crew and related issues in the eastern Mediterranean and beyond. The target audience includes yacht brokers, marina operators, yacht managers, lawyers, corporate service providers, yacht associations, yacht captains, owners` representatives and anyone with a vested interest in what the future holds for the eastern Mediterranean and a superyacht hub and destination.
For further information on this event please email email@example.com or telephone 44 (0) 203 560 8154.
|AGENDA (subject to change)|
|08.30|| Refreshments and registration|
|Session One: Welcome to the conference|
|09.30|| Conference organizer`s opening remarks|
|09.35|| Conference Chairman`s introduction to the conference|
|09.45|| Opening presentation|
|Session Two: Cruising destinations: West Med versus East Med|
|10.00|| Presentation: Comparing the East & West Mediterranean:|
What do the stats tell us?
*Why is the East lagging behind?
Sam Tucker, Head of Superyachts, VesselsValue
|10.20|| Questions and Discussion|
|10.30|| Panel: Comparing the top Cruising Destinations, Yacht Hubs & Jurisdictions: How can the East catch up with the West Med?|
* A tour around the top East Med cruising destinations calling at Greece, Croatia, Cyprus, Montenegro and Turkey
* Comparing standards, facilities, crews between East & West
*What areas does the East need to improve to catch up with the West?
|11.15|| Coffee Break|
|Session Three: Brokers Panel: Reviewing the year behind and the year ahead|
|11.45|| Panel: Leading brokers take stock of sales over the past year and offer|
predictions for the next 12 months
|Session Four: Focus on Duty Free Fuel|
|14.00|| Panel Discussion: Duty Free Fuel in the East Med|
* Examining the options in Albania, Turkey, Greece, Croatia & Montenegro
|Session Five: Crew standards|
|14.45|| Panel: The essential role played by crew on a charter boat.|
*What are the key areas for improvement for crew in the East Med?
*How can do we go about enhancing crew standards in the East Med?
*The seasonal nature of crew jobs in Turkey & Croatia and the impact of this on crew training, availability & standards
*The effect of different registry certification requirements on crew training
|Session Six: Refit – Current Status and Future|
|Session Seven: Champagne Roundtables|
|17.00|| Roundtable discussions enable delegates to debate specialist topics of|
interest. Delegates choose the roundtable they join and each discussion is
moderated by a speaker or industry leader.
|17.50|| End of conference proceedings|
|17.55|| Walk to Drinks Reception on Roof top terrace in Athens|
Head of Superyachts, VesselsValue
Location to be confirmed