23rd May 2017 Sanctuary Cove, Queensland, Australia- The 7th edition of the Australian Superyacht, Marine Export & Commercial Marine Industry Conference (ASMEX), organized by the Australian International Marine Export Group (AIMEX), was held before the opening of the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show at the InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort from May 22-24.
Erwin Bamps, Gulf Craft CEO, placing the Middle East leisure marine industry and marine lifestyle developments on the map at the ASMEX conference in Australia
The conference theme this year was 'Staying relevant in today's global business environment'. Gulf Craft's CEO Erwin Bamps was invited as one of the keynote speakers to talk about 'How the marine industry in the GCC is moving forward?'
Bamps high-lighted the on-going and planned waterfront developments in the UAE and inner Gulf, illustrating how the interconnected waterfront destinations are increasingly putting Dubai and the UAE on the map as an emerging attractive yachting destination for local residents and visiting yacht owners.
With an integrated development approach of real estate construction, marina designs and lifestyle destinations, the UAE is slowly establishing itself as a knowledge center for contemporary waterfront community living.