Borrow a Boat will be part of the Innovation Zone showcasing the future of marine cleantech

The Abu Dhabi International Boat Show is hosting an “Innovation Zone” at this year’s show, co-hosted by Yachting Ventures, and sponsored by leading British Boat and Yacht rental Marketplace, Borrow a Boat.

The Abu Dhabi International Boat Show is a premier event that showcases the latest in marine industry innovations and development and is held annually at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). The show brings together industry professionals, enthusiasts, and key stakeholders from around the world.

Taking place from 9-12th November, the show will have a designated area for a brand-new Innovation Zone, accommodating up to 16 Cleantech startups. The new zone couldn’t come at a better time, as the industry faces challenges global surrounding climate change. Currently Cleantech, or clean technology, is a vital solution to mitigate environmental impact while fostering economic growth and this is exactly what Abu Dhabi Boat Show will showcase – highlighting the most promising advancements that address the industry’s environmental footprint.


As well as sponsoring the Innovation Zone, Matt will be speaking on the topic of innovation in the boating industry and will appear on a panel in one of the discussion sessions.  Matt will also be taking meetings in the innovation zone throughout the show.

Founder, Matt Ovenden, says: “The Innovation Zone at this year’s show is a great reflection of the amazing technology companies coming through in boating at the moment driving growth and sustainable solutions – and as a tech company ourselves in this industry who has taken the lead in driving innovation and growth in yachting and lead on sustainable boating, we are delighted to be headline sponsor for the Innovation Hub at this year’s Abu Dhabi International Boat Show.  The zone is an opportunity for some incredible brands to showcase their product and we are excited to be part of making this happen to bring through innovation in the boating industry.”