As Phuket’s annual international boat and luxury lifestyle show is approaching the list of exhibitors starts to take shape, with some newcomers adding to an impressive line-up, where Derani Yachts has announced its largest participation to date. See story Derani Yachts confirms PIMEX 2015
Joining the already extensive list of mainly European based yacht manufacturers Derani Yachts will present a brand new Sanlorenzo SL72, from the Italian made-to-measure brand, for the first time in Thailand as well as Fairline Boats and other brands in the water.
Phuket’s International Boat Show takes place 8 – 11 January 2015. Royal Phuket Marina, the home of Asia’s favourite Boat Show since 2007, will once again host the event.
Overall the in water display is lining up to be the best ever, states PIMEX.
The dredging of the Koh Kaew canal, which will give minimum depth access of 2 m at LAT allowing deeper draft and larger vessels to take part, is on track to be complete before the beginning of the high season.
Thailand Elite have signed up as Presenting Sponsor for the first time. Thailand Elite is a government led program that offers unique visa benefits conveniently designed to facilitate lengthy stay for travel, business and leisure purposes. Access to their contacts will boost the number of potential buyers for all exhibitors, writes PIMEX.
PIMEX is a relaxed event where participants celebrate the boating, leisure and luxury lifestyle in an ideal tropical destination. As in recent years the show is well supported by luxury brands, high-class property and top end cars.
Beluga Vodka is planning a tasting lounge in the hall where you will be tempted to rest your feet and experience top quality vodka mixers.
Luxury lifestyle is also an important element of the show and will include villa developments, condominiums, investment opportunities and other lifestyle products such as luxury cars.
PIMEX welcomes Class Act Media as Local Media Sponsor bringing a wide range of media options including print (English and Russian language), TV, radio and digital media, to publicise the show and give a wealth of opportunities to exhibitors to leverage their exposure.
These supplement the boat show’s already strong portfolio of international and regional media exposure for 2015.
Over 3,800 individuals were involved and over USD$20 million of product was sold or completed as a result of many more leads followed up after the 2014 show. Local expats, Bangkok Thais, regional visitors and high-net-worth prospective buyers made up the majority of visitors with 49 nationalities represented. Russians, Europeans and Thais were strongly represented.