ICOMIA Boating Industry Conference 2024

Singapore 23-24 April 2024


ICOMIA and Singapore Boating Industry Association present the ICOMIA Boating Industry Conference 2024 at ONE°15 Marina at Sentosa Cove, Singapore, on 23-24 April 2024.


The International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA) and Singapore Boating Industry Association (SBIA) are delighted to announce the inception of the ICOMIA Boating Industry Conference. This inaugural event will be held and organised by ONE°15 Marina at Sentosa Cove in Singapore on 23-24 April in conjunction with the Singapore Yachting Festival 2024.


Key themes of the conference are sustainability and the decarbonisation of the recreational marine industry with ICOMIA’s ongoing Propelling our Future campaign shaping much of the dialogue. The conference programme will include presentations on the latest research and innovation across the various aspects of the industry from propulsion systems to infrastructure development. In addition, panel discussions will engage on the potential and development of Asia’s growing markets as well as industry-driven efforts to grow boating. ICOMIA will be drawing on their global network of industry experts and thought leaders to create a dynamic programme that will stimulate discussion and creative ideation.


The keynote speaker, ICOMIA President Darren Vaux, will be presenting ICOMIA’s landmark research Pathways into Propulsion Decarbonisation in the Recreational Marine Industry at the conference.


He will be joined by ICOMIA CEO Joe Lynch who is keen to support further industry engagement with the vital markets of Singapore, Southeast Asia and other regions across Asia.


Lynch said “We have renewed our focus on supporting the leisure boating industry in Asia, with the appointment of our new regional representative Su Lin Cheah who is based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It’s great to see this conference come to fruition as a result, alongside the proactive engagement of SBIA and we see this as an excellent opportunity to provide support and to engage with such a vibrant market.”


If you would like further information about the conference please email [email protected].








If you have any questions about this press release, please contact the ICOMIA Communications Manager, Emma Potter at [email protected].



About International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA)

ICOMIA brings together a wide range of national marine industry associations into one global organisation and represents them at an international level, presenting a strong and united voice when dealing with issues challenging the industry. ICOMIA has been an active advocate for the international marine industry since 1966, working with authorities, regulatory bodies and related organisations to facilitate and encourage the growth of the worldwide recreational marine industry whilst keeping on top of policies and guidance to ensure the promotion, protection and growth of the industry. For further information, please contact [email protected].


About Singapore Boating Industry Association (SBIA)


SBIA stands as the lead association for the recreational marine sector in Singapore. At the heart of SBIA’s mission is the commitment to keeping its members actively engaged in public discourse, ensuring they are well-informed about the dynamic business environment within which they operate, and positioning them at the forefront of their respective businesses. SBIA takes a proactive stance on policy advocacy and actively participates in consultations when policies affecting the recreational marine industry are being discussed. In so doing, SBIA contributes to the development of regulations that enhance the safety of boat users and facilitate the harmonious coexistence of various maritime activities within the vibrant Port of Singapore. For further information, please contact [email protected].

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