CIBS 2014: Premiere of the motor boating show in Baku
The solemn opening of the 1st Caspian International Boat and Yacht Exhibition, CIBS 2014, took place today at Baku Expo Centre. This event, which is new not only to Azerbaijan but also to the entire Caspian region, is supported by the State Maritime Administration of the Republic of Azerbaijan. The exhibition is organized by Iteca Caspian LLC and its partner, ITE Group Plc.
At the opening ceremony of CIBS 2014, Deputy Chairman of the State Maritime Administration of Azerbaijan Ehtiram Rahimov emphasized the importance of this first exhibition, noted the dynamic development of sailing in the country and congratulated the guests and participants on such a significant event.Bahruz Hidayatzade, Deputy Director of Iteca Caspian LLC, noted in his speech that at this first exhibition a wide range of motor boating technology and related products for water leisure was being demonstrated by 44 companies from 14 countries. Mr Hidayatzade thanked the sponsors for their support and congratulated the many visitors of the exhibition on such a colourful premiere.
Today, the first visitors to the exhibition will meet with leading companies in the yachting business from Azerbaijan, Austria, Great Britain, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, Russia, the USA, Turkey, Ukraine, France, Sweden and Japan. The demonstrations on the stands of AlfaMarine, Baku Marine, Cantiere Nautico Cranchi, Eitec International AB, Megisti Blue Yacht Charters LTD, MT-Caspian, Plus Marine, Polar Marine, S2 Sport Sicurezza and other companies are waiting for you.
In addition to boats/yachts and their spare parts, the exhibition also presents jet skis, inflatable boats, special clothing, steering systems for boats and yachts, anchor/mooring equipment, rescue equipment, cables, ropes, climbing equipment, and gear and accessories for diving, underwater hunting and swimming pools. The exhibitors also include companies whose activities are related to naval engineering and marine equipment.
The exhibition has already received its first positive feedback from both the participants and the visitors. A surprise awaits all enthusiasts of motor boating technology on 17 May - AlfaMarine will host a test drive on the water at Buzovna!