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Singapore Yacht Show
1 Cove Avenue
Singapore 098537

Day One

10:00 Panel Discussion: The Role of the Marinas in Driving the Superyacht Industry within the Region

A waterfront development or renovation can serve as a multi-purpose landmark that adds quality to the life of 
any city, but the key is to prioritise projects and phase any development. This session will provide an overview of design and planning strategies to provide enhanced Superyacht amenities plus insights into upgrading your marinas.
Panelists include:
Emmanuel Delarue, CEO & Founder, NDA Group
IIkka Seppala, CEO and Founder, Marinetek
Virginie Segura, Asia Area Manager, Poralu Marine

Click here to view Emmanuel Delarue's presentation
Click here to view IIkka Seppala's presentation
Click here to view Virginie Segura's presentation

11:10 Analysing Prospective Superyacht Owners – Who are They and How can the Superyacht Industry Cater for Them?

• Profile of UHNWI spending behaviour
• Where are Asia’s HNWIs and UHNWIs allocating their assets and why?
• Satisfying the changing needs and product requirements of HNWI
Speaker: Mykolas Rambus, CEO, Wealth-X

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13:30 Japan & North East Asia’s Cruising Circuit: The Integration with Asia as a Whole

In 2012, the Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs (MLTM) of Korea announced a plan to develop superyacht marina industry. Along with Japan, which already has infrastructure in place - a marina dockage for up to 90 meters and a yacht class dockage for over 150 meter vessels, this region fits seamlessly into an Asian cruising circuit. In this session, Nigel Beatty sheds some light on the region and its strategic importance.
Speaker: Nigel Beatty, President, SYL, Director of The Someya Group

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14:10 Panel Discussion: Indonesia – The Rise and Expansion of the Market

• Developments within the Indonesian Superyacht Industry
• A look at Indonesia’s regulatory environment and the opening of cruising grounds
• Analysing future growth of the Superyacht market in Indonesia
Panelists include:
Jimmy Blee, Asia Pacific Superyachts Indonesia.Andy Shorten, Lighthouse Consultancy,
Captain Cilian Budarlaigh, Dr. of International Trade & Business, Partner, The Yacht Support Group

Click here to view Captain Cilian Budarlaigh's presentation

16:00 Closing Keynote Session: Iconic Superyacht Design Elements

• What are the ‘wants’ and ‘needs’ of prospective owners in terms of aesthetics?
• What influences great design and how could future trends impact on yacht design?
• Pushing the boundaries – A look at Asia’s contemporary designs
Speaker: Ed Dubois, Dubois Naval Architects

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Day Two

09:10 Northern European Quality – keeping ahead of Asia

The term “Northern European Quality” has become a stock phrase in the Superyacht industry to define the highest standard of construction. This talk will focus on the elements of quality that go to define this phrase and will offer some insight to Asian yards striving to equal or better the established quality reputation of European yacht builders.
Speaker: James Roy, Yacht Design Director, BMT Nigel Gee

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09:50 Growth of the Australian Superyacht Market

• An overview of the market activity and fleet numbers
• Evaluating current processes and procedures for gaining entry to cruise and charter in Australian waters
• Analysing current challenges within the Australian Superyacht industry and highlighting strategies taken to boost opportunities
Speaker: MaryAnne Edwards, Chief Executive, Australian International Marine Export Group & Superyacht Australia

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View the Superyacht Australia Video here

13:20 Panel Discussion: Creating Successful Client Relationships in Multi-Cultural Asia

To be successful does require a willingness to understand and learn about how culture impacts our working relationships. A ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach will not work in multi-cultural business relationships. So, just what are some of the keys to working effectively? This panel discussion aims to shed some light on developing successful partnerships in the region.
Moderated by: Jules Kay, Managing Editor, Ensign Media
Panelists include:
Bart J Kimman, Northrop & Johnson
Jody Chapman, Designer and Managing Director, 77 Design John Henson, Principal, John Henson & Associates

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  • Asia Pacific Superyacht Conference

    The inaugural Asia Superyacht Conference took place in April 2009 and set a mandate to all superyacht industry players in Asia Pacific to collaborate and work together to promote the Asia Pacific region as a yachting destination. The first four editions of the conference have attracted over 300 yachting industry professionals so far, to listen to distinguished and informative speakers, to debate the key issues and discuss the new opportunities for the superyacht industry in the region.

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