We are delighted to announce that Opportunities in Superyachts, the 6th Annual Conference, will take place in Malta in 22nd March, 2018.
REGISTER HERE at the early bird rate of 250 euros
Now a firmly established event in the superyacht industry calendar, Opportunities in Superyachts will once again focus on the key issues of concern to superyacht business leaders; finance, regulation, safety, security, insurance, tax, corporate ownership, brokerage, chartering, marinas, build and design.
Chaired by Andrew Charlier Partner, Global Head of Yachts & Superyachts, at Ince & Co. this year`s conference programme will tackle topics such as:
* Marinas in the Med
* Toys and tenders: how to make sure that superyachts are the centre of fun and entertainment
* Training and employment in superyachts
* Pleasure Yacht Guidelines
* Registry Update
Opportunities in Superyachts is once again expected to an attract an international roster of superyacht brokers, managers, builders, marina operators, lawyers, corporate service providers, registries, tax advisors and accountants, associations, from around the globe, making this a leading industry forum.
Opportunities in Superyachts is preceded by its sister conference, Opportunities in Business Jets, offering delegates with interests in both, the opportunity to network across associated industries.
For more information about speaking or sponsorship opportunities, please contact us now:
|08.00||Refreshments and registration|
Conference chaired by:
Andrew Charlier, Partner, Global Head of Yachts & Superyachts,
Ince & Co
|Session One: Welcome to the conference|
|09.00||Conference organizer`s opening remarks|
|09.10||Conference Chairman`s introduction to the conference|
|Session Two: What are the opportunities for Marinas|
|09.30||Presentation: The Global Superyacht Fleet|
* Where are they?
* What do they do?
Simon Goodhead, Senior Project Manager, Marina Projects
|10.00||Panel: Opportunities and challenges for marinas|
Moderated by: Jeff Houlgrave, Marina Projects
Panelists: Robert Inwards, Inwards Marine
Eddie Woods, Managing Director, Trader Marine Yacht Services
Dan Hughes CMM, Chief Operating Officer, Camper & Nicholsons Marinas Ltd
|10.50||Refreshments and Exhibition|
|Session Three: Registries update|
|11.20||New guidelines for the registration of pleasure yachts|
Ivan Sammut, Registrar General for Shipping & Seamen
|11.40||The “Papers” where are we now?|
*International and other initiatives
*Transparency and impacts
Peter Brigham, CEO, Rosemont International
|12.00||What do different flags have to offer?|
Lawyers from different jurisdictions to discuss different flag choices:
*Comparing EU and non-EU flags
*What are the potential benefits and drawbacks of different flag choices?
*Is using the French flag a solution to social security issue?
|Session Four: Superyacht Finance, Valuation & Sales|
|12.20||How are yacht financiers balancing potential risk versus reward?|
|12.40||What data can tell us about superyacht trends & values|
Sam Tucker, Analyst, VesselsValue
|Session Five: Choose one of the following options:|
Option 1: Toys, submersibles, inflatables and tenders
Louise Harrison, Triton Submarines
|14.20||Questions and Discussion|
|14.30||Panel: making the Superyacht the centre of fun and entertainment|
* Do Owners know enough about the range of products available to make
* Are safety procedures, training and regulations for these products
adequate and properly implemented?
* What more needs to be done to educate Owners and industry about toys,
tenders, inflatables and submersibles?
Moderated by: Geoff Moore, Managing Director, West Nautical
Panellists include: Louise Harrison, Triton Submarines
Vicky Farrow, Sales Director, Quintessence Yachts
Shelley Dowie, Head of Yacht Compliance & DPA, Rosemont Yacht Management
Patrick Byrne, Director, Scorpion Ribs
|Option 2: VAT workshop|
What is happening in different jurisdictions such as France, Italy, Spain,
Greece and Montenegro?
Co-ordinated by: Alison Vassallo, Partner, Fenech & Fenech
Captain Andrija Simic d.o.o., Adriatic Yachting Alliance, Montenegro
Miguel Angel Serra, Albors Galiano Portales, Spain
Jennifer Timinis, OCEDA, Greece
Carla Bellieni, Studio Piana Illuzzi Queirolo Trabattoni, Italy
|Session Six: Training and employment in superyachts|
Capt Andy Crawford AFNI, Acting Chief Executive Officer,
Professional Yachting Association
|15.40||Questions and Discussion|
|Session Seven: The impact of Brexit on the superyacht industry|
|15.45||What will Brexit and any changes to the UK`s participation in the customs union mean for the industry?|
|16.30||Exhibition and Refreshments|
|Session Eight: Breakaway sessions:|
|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.
Roundtable topics include:
|17.50||End of conference proceedings|
Partner, Global Head of Yachts & Superyachts, Ince & Co
Senior Project Manager, Marina Projects
Managing Director, Trader Marine Yacht Services
Dan Hughes CMM
COO, Camper & Nicholsons Marinas Ltd
Registrar General for Shipping & Seamen
CEO, Rosemont International
Managing Director, West Nautical
Sales Director, Quintessence Yachts
Head of Yacht Compliance & DPA, Rosemont Yacht Management
Director, Scorpion Ribs
Partner, Fenech & Fenech
Miguel Angel Serra
Albors Galiano Portales
Captain Andrija Simic d.o.o.
Adriatic Yachting Alliance
Capt Andy Crawford AFNI
Acting Chief Executive Officer, Professional Yachting Association
Studio Piana Illuzzi Queirolo Trabattoni
ILO certified trainer of MLC inspectors, Lesia
Intercontinental Malta Hotel is a luxurious 5-star hotel located in the heart of St. Julian’s, Malta, offering a private beach and water sports. Its central cosmopolitan location is ideal for leisure and business travellers. The towns of Valletta, Mdina and the Mosta Dome are within easy reach.
Intercontinental Malta Hotel offers 451 rooms elegantly decorated, which are spread over three exclusive floors with access to a private lounge located on the 15th floor overlooking St.George’s Bay.
Facilities available at Intercontinental Malta Hotel include Health & fitness centre, spa, shops, entertainment amenities, business services and dining options.
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Rooms are available for attendees at the conference for the rate of 130 euros/night. Please click on the link below:
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