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10 Good Reasons to participate in the PHUKET RENDEZVOUS 2018 (FORMER PIMEX) ROYAL PHUKET MARINA, JANUARY 4 TO 7

The anticipated 4-day showcase event focusing on water display reserves some great surprises for everyone visiting or exhibiting. We didn’t just find one good reason for you to head over to Phuket in early January 2018, we found 10 excellent ones that will make you want to take a car or hop on a plane and be there!

Jan 02, 2018 | By Yacht Style

With just a few months to go before the inaugural PHUKET RENDEZVOUS in 2018, we can’t deny that the excitement is building up. For those still contemplating if they should book their flight to the Southeast Asian holiday resort destination, we have 10 good reasons why you should join us at the Royal Phuket Marina from January 4 to 7, 2018.

REASON 1 – Strong focus on water display

Leveraging on its 14 years of experience with the PIMEX show, Royal Phuket Marina offers optimal on-water display with a superyacht berthing extension nearby at Koh Rang Noi and a yacht owners hub with tender services to the show. There will be a minimum of 40 yachts on display at the January event with Thailand’s leading yacht dealers in attendance and already a minimum of 5 Asian yacht premieres!

REASON 2 – Optimal location & access in Phuket Ideally located, the Royal Phuket

Marina venue will be easily accessible by car (550 indoor and outdoor parking spaces) and by regular shuttles from 10 key high-end hotel and resort partners.

REASON 3 – Ideal timing: wealthy Property owners & Yacht enthusiasts in Phuket

Organised during the first week of January, the PHUKET RENDEZVOUS 2018 will capture local residents and visitors – including villa owners and yacht enthusiasts – before they head back home. This is the time when the largest number of business jet moves are registered at Phuket airport.

REASON 4 – Wide Display of Luxury Lifestyle Elements and Properties

Luxury lifestyle brands and partners – from high-end properties, supercars and classic cars watches and jewellery, to fine food and beverage – will have the opportunity to showcase their products and enhance the atmosphere of the show. Several of the islands’ leading resorts, hotels and property developers are already confirmed – from recently opened luxury real estate developers Coldwell Banker, to Andara Resort & Villas and The Slate – offering a touch of elegance and class to tropical living.

REASON 5 – Fun Ambiance for all

Combining luxury lifestyle with family fun, the PHUKET RENDEZVOUS is set to be the must-visit event in Phuket’s calendar. An exciting programme of fashion shows, kids’ workshops, and panel discussions – including waterfront property living – will enhance the visitor experience and, with an emphasis on stimulating side events, the PHUKET RENDEZVOUS will have something for everyone!

REASON 6 – Well-Curated Workshops & Activities

The PHUKET RENDEZVOUS 2018 will appeal to every sense, from well-curated photography workshops to food and beverage classes and other interactive activities.

REASON 7 – Strong Show Visibility

Extensive media buzz and visibility will attract a minimum of 8,000 to 10,000 visitors over the four days. With an already booming database of 36,000 potential visitors, outdoor billboards booked across the island, plus over 70,000 accumulated followers on Instagram / Facebook, and growing every day, the visitor’s promotion will be at the very centre. In parallel, exhibitors and sponsors will benefit from interviews and features with a comprehensive list of media partners.

REASON 8 – Great Parties

From the beats of international DJs, Hype floating parties and Café del Mar party, all visitors will feel the vibes of the PHUKET RENDEZVOUS 2018. Buzz and thrill guaranteed.


In celebration of its 10th Anniversary and the inaugural edition of the PHUKET RENDEZVOUS 2018, YACHT STYLE will be launching the CHRISTOFLE YACHT STYLE Awards on the 4th of January, to become the annual event recognising the best of what marine and waterfront have to offer. More than 25 category awards are to be bagged – and these will be the very first Awards of 2018, all staged in Phuket!

REASON 10 – The ultimate resort Destination

Because what better place to indulge in life’s luxuries than Phuket? Don’t be surprised if you bump into jetsetters like Kenzo or Naomi Campbell.

For enquiries, please contact: and more information about Phuket Rendezvous 2018 can be found here.

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