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  • Highlights from the ICOMIA Boating Industry Conference 2024

    Highlights from the ICOMIA Boating Industry Conference 2024

    The inaugural ICOMIA Boating Industry Conference was held in Singapore at the end of April 2024. The event highlighted industry specialists and enabled many interesting conversations around sustainability, new technology and the decarbonisation efforts by the recreational boating industry. A short highlight reel showcases the event which was held at ONE15 Marina in Sentosa Cove,…

  • ICOMIA Boating Industry Statistics

    ICOMIA Boating Industry Statistics

    Preparations for the 2023 ICOMIA Boating Industry Statistics report have begun with all contributing members providing their country data for collation into the Boating Industry Statistics report published by ICOMIA every year in November. This year we are delighted that IBI are joining us in the production of the report; they will be providing an…

  • ICOMIA President to speak at NZ Marine Mini-Conference

    ICOMIA President to speak at NZ Marine Mini-Conference

    ICOMIA full member and New Zealand’s Marine Industry Association (MIA) NZ Marine are holding a one-day conference on Thursday 8 August from 9am to 4.30pm. The conference keynote speaker is ICOMIA President Darren Vaux who will present on ICOMIA’s recent decarbonisation report and give an overview of how the worldwide economic climate is impacting the…

  • Blue Mind author Dr Wallace J Nichols 1967 – 2024

    Blue Mind author Dr Wallace J Nichols 1967 – 2024

    ICOMIA was sad to learn of the passing of iconic author Dr Wallace J Nichols, who has died at the age of 56. Nichols’s bestselling book “Blue Mind” revolutionised the way we view the benefits of spending time on the water with the book detailing that science shows being in, on, near or under water…

  • New Board Member Appointments at ICOMIA

    New Board Member Appointments at ICOMIA

    During the 58th ICOMIA Annual General Meeting held on 23 May 2024, members approved four new appointments to the Board of Directors.  These appointments follow a period of growth at ICOMIA with diversification into new and emerging markets in both Asia and the Middle East and follows the departure of a number of board members.…

  • Setur Marinas Joins ICOMIA

    Setur Marinas Joins ICOMIA

    ICOMIA is delighted to welcome Setur Marinas as a Sustaining Member. Setur Marinas will be joining the ICOMIA Marinas Group (IMG). Setur Marinas, Türkiye’s leading chain marina operator, operates eleven marinas and one dry dock facility and with a total yacht mooring capacity of 5,500, is the sector’s leader in Türkiye. Carrying out all its…

  • ICOMIA Host Successful Inaugural Boating Industry Conference

    ICOMIA Host Successful Inaugural Boating Industry Conference

    Singapore 23-24 April 2024 ICOMIA and Singapore Boating Industry Association presented the ICOMIA Boating Industry Conference 2024 at ONE°15 Marina at Sentosa Cove, Singapore, on 23-24 April 2024. This inaugural conference in Singapore showcases much of the work ICOMIA is doing to connect the recreational boating industry in Asia. In particular, the work generated by the…

  • Boating Industry Research Study – Take Part Now

    Boating Industry Research Study – Take Part Now

    Submit your entry to the study by 3 May 2024 The Soundings Trade Only Group in collaboration with sponsors MarineMax, Volvo Penta, Yamaha, NMMA, MRAA and international industry partners ICOMIA and Marine Industry News, has launched a ground breaking research initiative aimed at understanding the needs and desires of today’s marine industry employees and fostering…

  • Last Chance to Register for the ICOMIA Boating Industry Conference

    Last Chance to Register for the ICOMIA Boating Industry Conference

    Next week we will be hosting the inaugural ICOMIA Boating Industry Conference in Singapore. The conference runs alongside the Singapore Yachting Festival and takes place on 23 and 24 April 2024 at One15 Marina in Sentosa Cove. The event has an incredible line-up of speakers and industry experts talking about all the hot topics right…

  • New Member Korea Marine Industry Association

    New Member Korea Marine Industry Association

    Korea Marine Industry Association joins ICOMIA The International Council of Marine Industry Associations, ICOMIA, is delighted to welcome Korea Marine Industry Association as a Full Member. Korea Marine Industry Association (KMIA) has 72 members covering all industry sectors, including marinas. They support a rapidly growing domestic recreational boating market with over 100k estimated regular users.…