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The Melbourne Boat Show 2023 – open to exhibitors

BIA Victoria have announced the 61st Melbourne Boat Show, Victoria’s premier waterfront marine event, is open for Exhibitor applications!

Taking place from 26-29 October, on the waterfront at Docklands in Melbourne’s CBD, this will be a great celebration of boats, boating and boating lifestyle. As well as your chance to display your latest boats, products, technologies, and services to a large, targeted and highly engaged audience of boating, fishing and marine enthusiasts.

Why Exhibit at the Melbourne Boat Show?

  • The 2022 Melbourne Boat Show attracted over 32,000 visitors, showcased 100s of boats and marine products resulting in record high exhibitor satisfaction levels. The event was a great success for exhibitors and visitors. 2023 will build on this proof of concept and take the Melbourne Boat Show to the next level
  • In one fantastic location reach a targeted, engaged and motivated audience of boating and marine enthusiasts
  • A great platform to gain visibility and exposure to build your brand profile and awareness
  • Acquire leads, generate sales, and leverage post event opportunities back at your shop-front
  • Build invaluable connections with industry leaders, experts, and potential clients. Network with like-minded professionals, exchange ideas, and explore collaboration opportunities
  • Benefit from the great timing, on the cusp of the boating season
  • Optimise both the B2C or B2B opportunities that this once a year event offers
  • Other boat shows have shown great visitation and success so far in 2023
  • Be part of something special and support your industry

For information on Exhibitor opportunities please visit the Melbourne Boat Show Event Web Page where you’ll find the Exhibitor Guide, Event Map (with site measurements) and Application Form. For any queries or support you may require through the exhibitor process, please feel free to contact Katrina – or for site queries Mark –

The BIAV look forward to welcoming you to the Melbourne Boat Show 2023 and working together to make it the best one yet!