boot Düsseldorf

boot10 button m rgb RZboot Düsseldorf is a sustaining member of EBI since 2019 and close partner for many more years. The cooperation started with the annual International Breakfast Meeting. The event is the leading meeting place and forum for the industry to connect with the EU institutions and discuss the key topics impacting the sector.

EBI is glad to be a close partner and attend the trade fair each year and looks forward to the next show in January 2025. The next edition of boot Düsseldorf will take place from 18-26 January 2025.


Get fully on track in 2025– at the boot Düsseldorf, the world's leading trade fair for boating and watersports and the biggest B2B platform for the maritime sector. This is where international decision-makers, global players and manufacturers come together for business matchmaking, networking, meetings, sign contracts and exchange ideas. As an impulse generator for the maritime economy, boot Düsseldorf is at the side of the industry, as always, with full commitment and a shared passion for watersports!

Trade Fair Visitors

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boot Community - be part of it!

As a member of the, you're part of boot Düsseldorf and can enjoy exclusive benefits 365 days a year.

  • In our monthly newsletter you can learn more about exciting content from the industry. In addition, attractive prizes are waiting for you.
  • As a member, you can benefit from reduced fair tickets, exclusive entrance and free Wi-Fi in the lounge during the fair.


International Breakfast Meeting

Every year, the International Breakfast Meeting (IBM) takes place at boot Düsseldorf, offering trade visitors, industry and journalists the opportunity to exchange information on the latest market trends, regulations, and innovation, as well as to develop new contacts and networks. Past edition touched upon topics such as charter boat business, sustainable boating, tourism recover after COVID-19, trade and supply chains.

boot Düsseldorf and European Boating Industry hosted the ninth International Breakfast Meeting on 23 January, which was a great success and was attended by 190 people.

The tenth International Breakfast Meeting will be on Tuesday 21January 2025.


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The Blue Innovation Dock, co-organised by European Boating Industry, is a new platform that was presented for the first time at boot Düsseldorf 2023, bringing together visionaries, investors and politicians to make boating industry fit for the future.

Many themes concerning the sustainability of the sector were discussed, including hybrid, electric, and hydrogen drives, the marina of the future, circular economy and sustainable water sports tourism. Key decision makers from politics and business will participate to discuss the current political situation and the necessary steps towards a sustainable development of the recreational boating industry. 


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The first Blue Innovation Dock 360°, co-organised by European Boating Industry, virtual session took place during the CARAVAN SALON 2022. The topic was "Marina of the Future" with representatives of boat builders, engine manufacturers, marinas, and the European Commission. Watch the recording here.

You can also listen to the bid360 podcast editions on a number of exciting topics here.




Latest News

Check the latest news and information from boot Düsseldorf’s here.


Follow us on LinkedIn

News, articles, survey and so much more – boot Düsseldorf’s LinkedIn channel is the perfect place for daily networking in the watersports industry. Convince yourself and follow boot Düsseldorf on LinkedIn now!