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Reconnecting with the world

As the largest marine industry and superyacht conference in the Asia Pacific region, ASMEX 2022 will continue to tackle the legitimate issues currently facing the industry through informed speakers, relevant discussion and lively debate. This year’s ASMEX conference theme Reconnecting with the World will focus on the urgency for Australia’s marine industry to re-embrace their international relationships firsthand and to continue forging new ones. The Australian marine industry has always had a strong and respected presence on the international stage with a reputation on reliability to travel to their client base to service their needs. 

ASMEX 2022 Conference Program

07:45 Registration Opens | Tea & Coffee

08:45 Welcomes & Introductions

09.10 Economic Outlook for Australia



Peter Munckton, Chief Economist,
Bank of Queensland

09.50 Digital Marketing:
Creating experiences to unlock revenue. 

Jason Hawkins, Managing Director,
KND Digital

10.20 The Exporters Update:
How is Australia’s export industry positioned in the global marketplace and what future growth trends are expected ?

Christoph Becker, Group CEO,
AYRES Composite Panels
Dan Fisher
Sales Manager Marine,
VEEM Limited
Brad Marsden, Managing Director,
Marine Air Flow International
Jeremy Spear,
Spear Green Design

11.00 am Morning Tea 

11.30 Update on the global superyacht industry:
Latest summary on the global and Australian superyacht industry. 

Martin Redmayne, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, The Superyacht Group; MC for ASMEX 2022
David Good, CEO, AIMEX

12.00 Reconnecting Western Australia to the world:
Western Australia’s coastline is as vast as it is remote but this year-round destination has so much on offer.

Christine Cole, Projects Manager, Destination Development, Tourism Western Australia
Chris Blackwell, Sales & Marketing Manager, Echo Marine Group

12.30 Brisbane Olympics 2032 – 10 years out:
What services and facilities should be planned in 2032 for visiting superyachts?

Kenta Inaba, Owner & President, Super Yacht Logistics, Japan
David Good, CEO, AIMEX

13.15 Networking Lunch | Sponsored by City Index

14.45 Innovation in future propulsion technologies:
Innovation and competency in future propulsion technologies and how to sustain them. 

Philipp von Arnim, Business Development Manager, Lürssen
Martin Jufors, Vice President of Marine Sales,Business Unit Marine, Volvo Penta
Hanna Ljungqvist, Vice President of Service Market Marine, Volvo Penta

15.30 If we build it, they will come!
The ‘berth’ of a new level of superyacht marinas in Australia

John Hogan, CEO, Superior Group
Brett James, General Manager, Southport Yacht Club

16.00 Afternoon Tea | Sponsored by Pantaenius

16:30 Meeting the demand for skilled workers in the maritime industry
How will Australia meet the increase in demand across its marine sectors now and in future years?

Adam Chanter, TAFE Queensland, Maritime, Employment,Skills & Training Officer
Suzanne Davies, CEO, Marina Industries Association
Greg Newby, Director, Superyacht Crew Academy

17:15 Final Wrap Up

Martin Redmayne, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief,
The Superyacht Group;  MC for ASMEX 2022

17:30 – 19.00 Post Conference Drinks | Sponsored by Echo Yachts

Join your industry colleagues for an informative full day of discussion and debate on some of the key issues influencing the marine industry in 2022.  Register here today.

ASMEX attendees are all industry professionals from a cross-section of marine businesses representing boat builders, designers, refit shipyards, equipment manufacturers, innovative product developers, service providers, charter brokers and agents, captains and crew, recruitment, marine media and many others.