ASMEX 2022 Conference / event program coming soon…


View the 2021 conference program e-book here


Monday 17 May 5:00pm-7:00pm Welcome Drinks – proudly supported by City of Gold Coast Lagoon Lounge, Sanctuary Cove Marine Village (map) Dress Code: Business attire
Tuesday 18 May 7:30am-4:30pm Conference MacArthur’s Ballroom, InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort Dress Code: Business attire
  6:30pm-7:30pm Pre-Dinner Drinks – sponsored by Benetti Yachts MacArthur’s Ballroom Foyer, InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort Dress Code: Jacket & Tie for Men, Cocktail for Ladies
  7:30pm-11:00pm Australian Marine Industry Awards Gala Dinner MacArthur’s Ballroom, InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort Dress Code: Jacket & Tie for Men, Cocktail for Ladies
Wednesday 19 May 9:00am-4:30pm Yard Tour & Networking Functions Riviera Australia Factory (Coomera), Gold Coast Motor Museum and Surprise Location Meet the bus at the main entrance of InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort at 8:45am for 9:00am departure

ASMEX 2021 conference PROGRAM

Conference commences 8:40am   

Official Welcome + Opening

Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning



Hon Dr Steven Miles

Economic Outlook for Australia post COVID-19

Bank of Queensland

Industry Wide Session

Peter Munckton

Exporters Panel: Discussion on the Australian marine export industry and how it is positioned in the changing geo-political landscape.

Export Session

Kane Bygrave  

Peter Dowdney

Grant Amor

Morning Tea Break   Superyacht Group Great Barrier Reef

Innovation and Development in defence solutions

Future proofing Australia’s marine innovations

Commercial Session

Ryan Carmichael

Regional Focus Western Australia:

Big on design, builds, services and destinations

Industry Wide Session

Chris Blackwell and Sander Toonen

Lunch Includes live ROV demonstration Commercial ROV Australia

Electrification PanelPluses and minuses

Discussion on the latest developments in electric and hybrid electric engines for recreational and commercial vessels in Australia and abroad.

Industry Wide Session

Martin Skoglund, Gavin Rooney, Lynelle Johnson, Ron Kelly, Jessica Gatt and Brian Gatt

Tourism – High-Yield Domestic Focus Superyacht / Commercial Session Margy Osmond
Importing a superyacht into Australia   Richard Morris
Afternoon Tea   Pantaenius

Update on the European Marine Industry

Superyacht / Export Session

Martin Baum

Review of the Superyacht Pacific Report

Superyacht Session

Martin Redmayne

The state of the Australian superyacht industry Superyacht Session David Good
Closing Address   Kiran Haslam
Conference Closes