Under the patronage of H.E the President of the Republic of Lebanon General Michel Sleiman, the 8th edition of the Beirut Boat Show 2012 was launched with the participation of the participation of 130 exhibitors from 17 countries of which 50 companies were first time participants. The show was inaugurated by H.E Fadi Abboud, Lebanese Minister of Tourism representing the President at La Marina, Dbyaeh. This show is one of the most important in the Middle East in the luxury maritime sector.
The five day show will display the latest of luxury and leisure yachts for enthusiasts from Arab countries, foreign tourists, Lebanese expats and residents as well as all water sports amateurs and professionals. The boat show features leading international brand names in regards to the manufacturing of yachts, boats and water sports equipment. Sponsors of this epic event include the Waterfront City-La Marina Joseph Khoury, Mazerati Company, Le Royal Hotel and Ulysse Nardin luxury watches.