Your complete marine lifestyle experience

From the glitzy and glamorous super yachts basking at the Marina to the smaller boats, submarines and jet skis displayed in and around the Outdoor Area, you are sure to find your perfect boat.

If gear and gadgets are on your shopping list, then Equipment Supplies & Services Area is the place for you! Here you will find everything from the latest safety devices, diving gear and all types of marine electronics that you need.

Instead, are you just looking to spend a lovely weekend with your family? Are you craving to unwind from a tough week at work and sit by the blue waters and enjoy the cool sea breeze? No worries, we've got you covered! Come down to the event to enjoy a perfect day out in the sun where there are plenty of outdoor activities, fun games, great food, shopping, music and entertainment sure to keep you and your family entertained.

There is no other marine and lifestyle event quite like Dubai International Boat Show. 2020 marks the 28th anniversary of this world-famous festival, where fortunes are launched and dreams set sail. You're going to love what's to come!

VIP Guests


The Dubai International Boat Show is firmly established as the region’s number one marine luxury, leisure and lifestyle industry event and the most anticipated one in the Middle Eastern marine and luxury lifestyle calendar.

The event is an unparalleled platform for our VIP guests to network and do business with leading international, regional and local brands. 

How can you become a VIP?

Complete the online nomination form to go through the Nomination Process (all nominations shall be vetted and do not automatically qualify).

Once the screening is completed, you will be notified by the show team regarding your qualification as a VIP member. 


Benefits to attend as a VIP


  • Access to all days of the show for you and your guest
  • Exclusive deals on flights and accommodation
  • Register in comfort on our VIP Registration Lounge with complimentary refreshments
  • Exclusive access to the VIP Lounge 
  • Indulge in deluxe canapes and signature drinks at the Nikki Beach Lounge pop-up restaurant
  • VIP only entrance to the lavish Marine Art Gallery
  • Take in the sounds of leading bands and DJ’s
  • Personalized Concierge Service
  • Dedicated VIP Parking*


Parking is limited & strictly on a first-come, first served basis

 For more information, contact us 


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As a Trade Visitor this is your once-a-year opportunity!

To Source:

To Source:

  • Boat Construction, Repairs & Equipments
  • Marine Products
  • Mechanics, Electrics & Safety Equipment
  • Interior Equipment
  • Navigation & Communications
  • Support Services, Leisure, Holidays & Tourism
  • Water & Adventure Sports
To Explore:

To Explore:

More than 840 global brands form 50 countries

New award winning products

The region widest choice of leisure craft and equipment

Exhibitor List

To Network:

To Network:

(Re) Connect with regional and international industry professionals.
Take Advantage 

Take Advantage 

The multi-award winning show is the largest and most established leisure marine platform in the Middle East.


Dubai International Boat Show made a splash on its return to the Emirate. The 27th annual seafaring celebration got underway with an eye-catching fleet of hundreds of vessels on show. 


Licensing of maritime vessels in Dubai 


Licensing of Vessels, Crew and Maritime Activities in Dubai