Wednesday, March 02, 2011

AED 1.4 million cruiser sold within first hour of opening of Dubai International Boat Show

2 March 2011

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

AED 1.4 million cruiser sold within first hour of opening of Dubai International Boat Show

Within the first hour of the opening of the Dubai International Boat Show, one of the event’s most prominent exhibitors sold a brand new AED 1.4 million cruiser from its stand. Bahrain boat builder Al Dhaen had the new 500 Wavebreaker on display for just 50 minutes when the contract was signed with a visitor from Qatar.

Abdulla Alfahal, Director – Administration, Al Dhaen Group, said: “Even before the event began, we were totally confident that the Dubai International Boat Show was going to be a great success for us. To make this sale within an hour is fantastic, and shows that we have not just the highest quality boats, but that we are attracting the highest quality customers. The potential for sales at this event is greater than any other in the Middle East, and I have no doubts that over the course of the show that we will see the results of that. There are very serious buyers here and we provide them with exceptional service. We listen to our customers and we deliver.”

About Dubai International Boat Show:

Dubai International Boat Show, the most trusted and established marine industry exhibition in the Middle East, is a showcase of yachts and boats from both local and international builders together with the latest innovations in marine equipment and accessories.

Established in 1992, the multi-award winning show showcases the latest Leisure Boats, equipment and associated services in the Middle East:

• Exhibitors include both local and international boat manufacturers as well as the latest innovations in marine equipment and supplies

• More than 23,000 international and local visitors attend including key buyers from Kuwait, Qatar and Saudi Arabia

About Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC):

Professionally managed and hosted by the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) which provides more than three decades of experience in delivering world-class events in the Middle East, featuring local, regional and international exhibitors with unmatched expertise and in-depth market knowledge. The extensive portfolio of leading trade and consumer brand events include GITEX TECHNOLOGY WEEK, Gulfood and Dubai International Motor Show. The DWTC’s commitment to ongoing innovation within the exhibition industry has supported the rapid growth and development of a wide range of business-to-business and business-to-consumer shows, and delivered consistent satisfaction to exhibitors and visitors. DWTC works with the leading trade bodies and industry associations to ensure that all exhibitions deliver full value, and are built upon the real needs of their specific sector.
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