Singapore (Singapore) – March 25, 2020 (travelindex.com) – We have been working closely with all our exhibitors and event partners over the past few weeks to confirm the most suitable new dates for the postponed SYS 2020.
We are delighted to finally be able to announce that the 10th Anniversary edition of Asia’s most important boat show will take place on 15 – 18 October 2020, the dates preferred by the vast majority of our participants, in the completely redesigned and rejuvenated ONE°15 Marina Sentosa Cove.
Furthermore, we will be unveiling some long-awaited new developments and changes to the Show’s layout that will elevate your experience – and that of your customers – at the re-scheduled four-day event in October, and also going forwards to next year’s 11th edition (currently slated for 22 – 25 April). For the very first time, we will be moving the whole Show on to the water, which means no more big exhibition tents on the adjacent grass areas. Instead, thanks to the new pontoon configuration, we are able to build air-conditioned exhibition booths and showrooms all around the perimeter of the marina – so we can bring all visitors straight to the action for an immersive, 360-degree experience.
It was hugely difficult for us back in February, just six weeks from the opening day of our 10th Anniversary edition, to take the decision to postpone, and it’s been increasingly sad to see almost all the other boat shows around the world having to follow suit. Things are beginning to get dramatically difficult in the rest of the world now, but we can take heart from the fact that China seems to be turning the corner already, and the Singapore and Hong Kong governments have both been lauded for their positive and effective management of the crisis, keeping things under control. So with a full six months delay to October, we are hopeful that the rescheduled show will be able to give the industry in these parts the boost that it will badly need by then.
We will keep you fully informed over the coming weeks and months as we unveil SYS 2020’s diverse and dynamic calendar of events – family-friendly experiences, workshops for the industry and boaters, sailing lessons for kids, personal watercraft demonstrations… Visitors can also look forward to more dockside entertainment and parties right in the heart of the region’s most impressive display of yachts and boats. There really will be something for everyone at SYS 2020.