Iberian Fact Finding Mission

Lisbon & Algarve, Portugal & Barcelona, Spain

October 8 – 13, 2017


Join the NMMA and the US Commercial Service for a week-long fact finding mission to learn firsthand about the growing boating market in the Iberian region. During this trip, you’ll explore potential business opportunities and growth areas for our industry in key areas of Portugal. The trip will focus on helping you gather information on new projects, new contacts and new opportunities, in addition to networking with industry stakeholders and potential customers. We’ll then hop over to Barcelona, Spain to benefit from a full day at the Barcelona International Boat Show and a tour of the prestigious marina MB92.


This group fact finding mission will be limited to 12 participating NMMA member companies!  First come, first served. Full payment required to secure your spot.View a detailed itinerary here.


Registration fee: $750*/member

Excluding airfare, hotel, some meals & incidentals

Non-members: Add $150 surcharge


Contact Julie Balzano, Sr. Director, Export Development – NMMA

Jbalzano@nmma.org – Tel: 954-441-3234


USA Pavilion at the          

Feria Internacional Colombia Nautica 

June 1 - 3, 2018  — Cartagena de Indias, Colombia




Registration to open February 2018!



2017 Show Results 

METS 2017

2017: USA Pavilion at Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS)

November 14–16, 2017 — Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Thanks to our Captain Level Sponsor of this year’s USA Pavilion:

State of Tennessee, Department of Economic & Community Development  


SOLD OUT! Easy one stop booking through the NMMA.

Amsterdam RAI

METS is the world’s largest trade exhibition of equipment, materials and services for the international marine leisure industry. The annual event is organized by Amsterdam RAI in association with the International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA). If you want to expand your reach throughout the EU, METS should be a core component of your marketing plan.

Thousands of companies in the leisure marine market worldwide incorporate METS in their calendars year after year. Here’s why:

  • Attracts a global attendance with unparalleled networking opportunities—establish working relationships with people from all over the world
  • Comprehensive product showcase—a gallery of the best in marine products from around the globe
  • Supported by leading international marine trade associations
  • Hosts cutting-edge conferences
  • Year-round promotions add extra value to your investment



To book your space, contact:

Julie Balzano
Director for Export Development


For more information on any of the show(s), please contact:

Julie Balzano
Director for Export Development
Tel: 954.441.3234