Registration for the ICOMIA World Marinas Conference 2023 is open


July 10, 2023

Registrations for the conference taking place 9-11 October 2023 in Vilamoura, Portugal are open and all speakers are now confirmed.

The primary aim of the conference is to bring together marina industry professionals to network, hear new ideas and discuss topics relating to the marina industry and how growth can be managed and sustained.

Held over three days, the event will be hosted by the Portuguese Association of Ports and Marinas (APPR) and is supported by industry stakeholders including Correct Craft, Lindley, Vilamoura World, D Marin, and Marketing Marina.

The conference will bring together over 300 international delegates including leading marina and club operators, owners and vendors of marina infrastructure, industry experts plus local government and tourism representatives.

Isolete Carreira, President of APPR said: “the ICOMIA World Marinas Conference is the largest gathering of the marine industry and we are very pleased to have been selected to host this prestigious event in Portugal, 2023. We are absolutely delighted to bring together the greatest experts in the nautical industry, contributing to a process of exchange of information, ideas and collective learning.”

Apart from offering a platform for discussions and debates about pressing topics, the event will provide valuable insights from industry experts on future leisure, social and economic trends and their impact on marinas.

The keynote speaker for this event is Bill Yeargin, CEO of Correct Craft and author of a number of books including Making Life Better: The Correct Craft Story. Other speakers at the event will talk about marinas of the future with a keynote speech from Yiannis Kalogerakis on SMART futures and AI. There will also be a presentation on large scale innovations from NEOM as well as a marina tour.

There will be an exhibition area at the event with a few remaining spots left to fill so get in touch with the organisers via the website if you are interested.

Additionally, in light of the conference’s proximity to so many world class golf courses of the Algarve, event organisers have secured a special discount at the Dom Pedro Golf Courses, Vilamoura. Find out more details and how to book here.

Delegates can secure attendance to the World Marinas Conference by booking their ticket online. For more information on everything including how to reserve an exhibition space and how to register visit

If you would like any further details please email

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