boot Düsseldorf

International Boat Show

Venue

MessegeländeDusseldorfGermany

Dates

21/01/-29/01/202320/01/-28/01/202418/01/-26/01/2025Interval: annuallyfounded in: 1969

Organiser

Messe Düsseldorf GmbH Messeplatz40474 DusseldorfGermanyFon: +49 211 4560-01Fax: +49 211 4560-668info@messe-duesseldorf.dehttp://www.messe-duesseldorf.de
Project teamFon: +49 211 4560-01Fax: +49 211 4560-668info@messe-duesseldorf.dehttp://www.boot.de

Supporter/sponsor

Bundesverband Wassersportwirtschaft e.V. - BVWW - Köln

Present journalists

2023: 1891, of which from abroad 588

The current key figures are FKM-certified.

Statistics

figures1/20191/20201)1/2023
FKM certification
Space (m²)
space (gross)213.200228.000211.500
space (net)120.603127.759110.279
Special show space16.00719.00014.013
Exhibitor stand space104.596108.75996.266
hall space104.342108.50896.246
domestic37.58834.54625.832
foreign66.75473.96270.414
open air25425120
domestic130500
foreign12420120
Exhibitor figures
Exhibitors1.9741.9111.467
domestic787755529
foreign1.1871.156938
other represented firms0
Visitor figures
Visitors (number of admissions)247.789252.474236.795
domestic198.231*201.393*186.594*
foreign49.558*51.081*50.201*
* = determined by a representative survey
1) To evaluate the key figures: Exhibition was held during the Corona Pandemic, which started in January 2020.
Exhibitors profile

Origin of exhibitors 2023 from 68 countries
Australia: 1; Austria: 34; Belgium: 9; Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba: 1; Bulgaria: 2; China, People's Republic: 11; Croatia: 26; Cuba: 1; Curaçao: 7; Cyprus: 5; Czechia: 7; Denmark: 9; Ecuador: 1; Egypt: 28; Estonia: 9; Fiji: 1; Finland: 18; France: 115; Germany: 529; Greece: 34; Hungary: 3; Iceland: 1; India: 1; Indonesia: 26; Ireland: 3; Israel: 2; Italy: 142; Japan: 1; Jordan: 1; Kenya: 1; Korea, Republic: 3; Latvia: 4; Liechtenstein: 1; Lithuania: 2; Luxembourg: 3; Madagascar: 1; Malaysia: 1; Maldives: 8; Malta: 6; Mauritius: 2; Mexico: 2; Micronesia: 1; Monaco: 4; Montenegro: 2; Morocco: 1; Netherlands: 98; Norway: 4; Oman: 1; Palau: 1; Papua New Guinea: 1; Philippines: 15; Poland: 48; Portugal: 26; Saudi Arabia: 1; Singapore: 4; Slovakia: 1; Slovenia: 9; South Africa: 2; Spain: 34; Sweden: 16; Switzerland: 15; Taiwan: 1; Tunisia: 1; Türkiye: 50; Ukraine: 1; United Arab Emirates: 2; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: 46; United States of America: 20

FKM Private visitors profile 2023
Visitors total (number of entries)236.795Proportion of private visitors84 %
Open all information
Origin according to federal states
Total Germany (%)84
of which
Nielsen 110
  • Bremen0
  • Hamburg1
  • Lower Saxony7
  • Schleswig-Holstein2
Nielsen 264
  • North Rhine-Westphalia64
Nielsen 3a12
  • Hesse6
  • Rhineland-Palatinate5
  • Saarland1
Nielsen 3b4
  • Baden-Württemberg4
Nielsen 45
  • Bavaria5
Nielsen 5+63
  • Berlin1
  • Brandenburg1
  • Mecklenburg-West Pommerania1
  • Saxony-Anhalt1
Nielsen 71
  • Saxony1
  • Thuringia0
Origin by continents
Foreign origin total (%)16
of which
  • EU72
  • Other european countries23
  • Other countries5
Professional position
Professional position (%)
  • 17
  • Managing director, board member, head of an authority etc.5
  • Area manager, works manager, plant manager, branch manager, head of public office5
  • Department head, group head, team leader10
  • Other salaried staff, civil servant, skilled worker26
  • Lecturer, teacher2
  • Trainee2
  • Other position7
  • Student8
  • Housewife/man2
  • Old-age pensioner12
  • Other not gainfully employed4
Size of household
Size of household (%)
  • 1 person15
  • 2 persons47
  • 3 persons15
  • 4 persons16
  • 5 persons and more7
Buying and ordering capacity
Buying and ordering capacity (%)
  • yes52
  • no18
  • maybe30
Origin by km
distance to home (%)
  • up to 50 km31
  • more than 50 km up to 100 km15
  • more than 100 km up to 300 km29
  • over 300 km24
Origin by countries
Countries with the highest visitor shares (%)
  • Netherlands29
  • Belgium15
  • Switzerland12
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland5
  • Luxembourg4
Age
Age (%)
  • up to 20 years5
  • over 20 up to 30 years12
  • over 30 up to 40 years11
  • over 40 up to 50 years18
  • over 50 up to 60 years32
  • over 60 up to 70 years18
  • over 70 years4
Sex
Sex (%)
  • male63
  • female33
  • nonbinary4
Follow-up business
Follow-up business (%)
  • yes41
  • no18
  • maybe41
Frequency of trade fair visits
Frequency of trade fair visits (%)
  • Previous event35
  • Earlier events64
  • First visit25

Survey conducted by: Wissler & Partner

Industry sectorBoats, Boat Accessories (industry 13), Sports & Fitness (industry 74)
Main product groupBoats, Windsurfing, Engines, Boat Construction, Boat Accessories, Diving Equipment, Fishing Equipment, Water Ski, Water Sports Articles, Charter, Tourism, Surfing, Hang-Gliding, Sailboats, Sailing Yachts, Boat Trailers, Engines for Boats, Leisure, Motor Yachts, Canoes/Kajaks, Sports Fishing, Sportswear, Diving tourism, Leisure Wear, Motorboats, Surfing Equipment, Waterski Equipment, Watersports Facilities, Water Sports, Navigation Technology, Ship's Equipments
AccessTrade visitors and general public
Exhibitor data baseon-line available / access via home page of the trade fair
Direct sale (retail sale to visitors permitted?)Yes



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