The Australian International Marine Export Group (AIMEX) has confirmed its annual conference, ASMEX 2022 will be held from Monday 16th May to Wednesday 18th May at the InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort on the Gold Coast, Queensland.
Now in its 11th year, the flagship Australian marine industry conference will continue to build on its robust reputation for delivering quality and current industry commentary plus offer invaluable networking opportunities among all attendees.
Under the banner of ‘Reconnecting with the world’ the conference will focus on the direction of the export, superyacht and commercial sectors of Australia’s marine industry as they adapt to ‘living with Covid’ while continuing to face the challenges of ongoing growth.
ASMEX 2022 will include sessions on the predictions and possible outcomes for Australia’s economy; a new service level for superyacht marinas; expanding the service proposition for commercial vessels; superyacht destination marketing strategies; a focus on Australian exporters and their ongoing business challenges during continued growth; and the Brisbane 2032 Olympics and superyacht visitation expectations.
Martin Redmayne, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, The Superyacht Group will return to ASMEX 2022 as emcee and moderator for the conference.
The City of Gold Coast and the Queensland Government have both reaffirmed their support as Partners for this annual event.
Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate said: “Our marine industry is a shining beacon within our local economy. The industry is enjoying some stellar times thanks to the incredible enthusiasm of private investment in new products, facilities, logistics and support services.
“Governments at any level can only do so much so to see the level of investment underway right now shows the confidence that exists in the marketplace. The City is delighted to continue support for ASMEX and I wish conference organisers success.’’
David Good, CEO, AIMEX added “With borders open to all international arrivals, it’s important for marine businesses to reconnect with their clients and to re-establish their relationships. ASMEX 2022 will also provide that much needed direct contact and networking with industry members.“
AIMEX is also proud to be hosting the annual Australian Marine Industry Awards as part of the ASMEX 2022 program. The awards gala dinner event acknowledges the outstanding achievers in the Australian superyacht, marine export and commercial industries. It will be held on Wednesday May 18th at the Southport Yacht Club on the Gold Coast, honouring the winners across the eight competitive award categories.
AIMEX looks forward to welcoming all ASMEX 2022 attendees to the Gold Coast in May this year.