Protagonist in Genoa from 16 to 21 September is the Boat Show, organized by Confindustria Nautica.
Also this year, on the occasion of the Boat Show, the e synergy with the territory and the city, which is preparing to accompany and enhance the six days of the event dedicated to the excellence of the yachting sector, and to work together for the future with vision and planning.
“The city is showing increasing awareness – he explains Andrea Razeto, Vice President of Confindustria Nautica – as regards the potential of boating, the opportunities that the sector knows how to build and put into play. We as insiders, who have always lived pleasure boating and know the great commitment behind the event, have known for some time that the Boat Show has the unique ability to bring Genoa even closer to the sea, to experience the sea, and to offer a complete overview of the sector and its potential. The city today clearly has the positive value of the Boat Show and the sector, of the value in terms of impact on the territory, not only from the tourist point of view, but also from the industrial, development, promotion of the city in its entirety. Genoa is also a city that can attract investments even from outside the territory. The synergistic relationship at the local level finds a synthesis in a collaborative Boat Show that involves the industries of the nautical supply chain and local companies. We are satisfied with the feedback in terms of accessions to the Boat Show and ticket sales, this year we are reaping the benefits of the performance of the last edition, the only sector event organized in Europe: we have capitalized on the enormous work done ».
“Genoa is once again the absolute protagonist of the nautical world, thanks to the Boat Show – adds Marco Bucci, mayor of Genoa – An edition full of meaning, in presence, in which we will have the opportunity to discover and rediscover the close relationship that binds our city to the sea and our economy to boating. As always, we arrive at this result thanks to the collaboration of all the parties involved who once again worked to ensure that this show is an unmissable event for fans, but not only. The whole city will be involved, also through collateral events. We would also like to remind you that, in the area of the Salone, we are investing a lot, also in terms of the vision of the city of the future. Upon completion of the East Waterfront in 2023, the Boat Show will be unrivaled. But already this year we are going with the wind behind us with shipyards from all over the world flocking to an edition that has already been sold out for months ».
On the program, exhibitions, events and the Salone Reception Project, which guarantees spaced and safe transport for visitors and exhibitors on the shuttles that connect hotels, stations and the airport to the exhibition center as well as the boats between the fair and the ancient port. “New this year – comments Luigi Attanasio, president of the Genoa Chamber of Commerce – is the large exhibition dedicated to the precious manufactures that adorned the transatlantic liners of the Italian fleet, which sees in the twentieth-century Sala delle Grida of the Palazzo della Borsa two precious tapestries made available by Cassa Depositi e Prestiti surrounded by photos of the Leoni Archive that tell the great season of Michelangelo and Raphael. THEThe theme of the beauty of Made in Italy will also be the leitmotif of the stand shared with the Liguria Region and the video that will be projected on the big screen at the entrance to the Salone ».
The major project of the Levante Waterfront will give a strong impetus to the development of the exhibition.
«We are working tirelessly on the realization of the great Waterfront project – he concludes Pietro Piciocchi, Councilor for Public Works and Budget of the Municipality of Genoa – which is proceeding swiftly with the aim of returning an area overlooking the sea to the Genoese and creating a district that affirms Genoa as the world capital of boating. The new Levante Waterfront, which will host the Salone, is an urban regeneration project which represents a unicum on a national level, an ambitious challenge that bases its success on the synergy between public and private, focusing on the seafaring vocation of our city. The Boat Show is the main event and next year it will be able to count on new spaces, channels and landings that will enhance the event and exhibitors. Thanks to the synergy with Confindustria Nautica, the Show will be able to grow, edition after edition, offering visitors and the city an opportunity for development not only for the period of the event but which lasts throughout the year ».