The region’s largest marine lifestyle show
Since its inception in 1992 as a modest event focused on the local maritime industry, Dubai International Boat Show (DIBS) has grown in size and popularity to become one of the world's most prestigious boat shows.
In the past three decades, the event has evolved into one of the largest and most established boating events in the Middle East with an unwavering commitment to provide an unforgettable experience. With its 30th edition, you'll experience the craftsmanship of the world's premier boatbuilders, the adrenaline rush of watersports, and the excitement of refined living - from aviation and supercars to high-end fashion and marine-inspired art.
Connecting people and the ocean
Brand & Companies
Global & Regional Launches
Boats on display on land & Water
Dubai Harbour is where Dubai’s deep historical connection with the Arabian Sea meets with the taste of a luxurious nautical lifestyle to offer the ultimate marine experience!
At this extraordinary seafront district, you can embrace the call of the ocean in the leading global hub for maritime tourism, nestled between the city's most-loved landmarks, stunning beaches and world-famous attractions.
Dedicated area for SYBAss members (Superyacht Builders Association) showcasing some of the world’s leading shipyards with their latest yacht designs, innovation and technologyComing-soon
Marine Luxury Lifestyle
Immerse yourself in ocean-inspired luxury and discover an elevated way of life while you stroll through curated collections of fashion and lifestyleComing-soon
Find all the marine essentials and specialised equipment needed to keep your boat afloat – ranging from satellite navigational systems to anchors, deck fixtures and fittings to enginesComing-soon
Watch adrenaline-packed demonstrations of the latest gadgets for thrill seekers, including jet skis, kite surfing, fly boards and moreComing-soon
Our on-water display showcases the ultimate in design, craftsmanship and lifestyle, bringing together elite international boat makers to display their latest projectsComing-soon
Dive MENA and Dive Pool
Join world-famous professional divers, explorers and underwater photographers to learn about new techniques, technologies and thrilling underwater experiencesComing-soon
Marine Tech & Innovation
Cutting-edge technological advancements in the sector, from smart shipping, autonomous technology, and advanced materials, with a spotlight on start-ups presenting breakthrough and disruptive innovation & technologiesComing-soon
We are delighted to invite captains and crew to join us for an exclusive evening of relaxation and networking with fellow mates.Coming-soon
Middle East Yachting Conference
The annual conference that gathers more than 100+ global leaders from across the industry to discuss innovation, regulation, sustainability and the future of the seas.Coming-soon
We celebrate all things UAE by showcasing the best local businesses, innovations and people.Coming-soon
Our Sustainable, Environmental Action drive features a programme of initiatives to promote sustainability and safeguard our oceans.Coming-soon
Marine Art Gallery
A collection of sea-inspired pieces from internationally-renowned artists and sculptors that are perfect for adorning the interiors of your home, on land or sea.Coming-soon
See a striking lineup of the world's rarest supercars, exclusively showcased at DIBS.Coming-soon
Where beloved VIP guests can immerse themselves in a memorable experience.Coming-soon
Boats on Display:
AED 2.5 Billion
International Showcase: The 2023 show unveiled an impressive display of boats worth AED 2.5 billion, creating a grand showcase witnessed by visitors from 122 countries.
Dubai's UHNWIs Landscape
Surge in Ultra-Rich: As of 2023, 9,717 Ultra-High Net Worth Individuals (UHNWIs) were situated in the Middle East and projections indicate a surge to 12,028 by 2026, as well as 13 billionaires and an estimated 68,000 millionaires.
Maritime Distinctions of the MENA Region
Rich Maritime Landscape: The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has a rich maritime landscape boasting the world's second-highest fleet-to-billionaire ratio, with 12.6% of the global superyacht fleet.
Anticipated Growth in the Middle East & Africa Luxury Yacht Market
Upward Trajectory: Forecasts predict a substantial expansion of the Middle East and Africa luxury yacht market, expanding from US$ 306.16 million in 2022 to an impressive US$ 481.53 million by 2028.
Networking Gateway for the Region
Connection Hub: DIBS serves as a prime entry point for regional networking. Featuring 1,000+ brands specialising in boats, yachts, and watercraft, it provides a platform for premiering innovations, announcing new launches, and fostering fresh business prospects with both global leaders and regional pioneers.