Ubifrance presents Third annual French Pavilion at the 2011 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Géraldine SIMONIS - 06-oct.-2011 22:13:28
UBIFRANCE- French Trade Commission and the French Nautical Industries Federation are delighted to announce their third annual participation as a French Pavilion during the 2011 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show from October 27 to 31. Featuring top industry players, the French Pavilion is an excellent illustration of France’s innovation in yachting and represents the country’s prestige in the areas of nautical design, interiors, safety, construction and brokerage. The French Pavilion will be located in the Yacht Builders & Designer Tent: Booths 683-686 and 604-605. Join us in celebrating on the French Pavilion with refreshments served each afternoon. The exhibitors on the French Pavilion are grouped by category below   INTERIORS & TEXTILES THG (Yacht Builders & Designers Tent: booth 683A) THG is a French manufacturer of luxurious bathroom faucets and accessories. The company offers a wide range of styles (contemporary, traditional, baroque...) and finishes (chrome, gold, nickel...) THG often collaborates on collections with prestigious brands (Lalique, Bernardaud and Daum) and designers (P.-Y. Rochon, Chantal Thomass, Alberto Pinto...). Valombreuse (Yacht Builders & Designers Tent : booth 683B) The best of French refinement in luxury linens. Valombreuse , a young and dynamic Parisian house, has gained its present day world-renowned position through its rich creativity of handsome designs and perfect technique, fruit of modern technology and respect of tradition in the art of hand embroidery. Specialized in custom designs and catering to a prestigious international clientele, Valombreuse offers a full range of select items for the dining room, the bedroom and the bathroom, completed by matching accessories. Serge Ferrari (Yacht Builders & Designers Tent: booth 686E) The Serge Ferrari Group produces innovative composite textiles, drawing on its expertise as a provider of high performance Yachting Textiles.   Whatever the design of your power boat or sailboat, Serge Ferrari offers a wide range of weaves, styles and textures, making it possible to coordinate the different textiles on board.    Known for its UV and mold-resistance, the lightweight design and its easy care and cleaning make the FERRARI® STAMOID range perfect for outdoor and indoor use. DEVICES- SECURITY SEAGULL SECURITY (Yacht Builders & Designers Tent; booth 686C) Seagull Security , specialized in research and development of maritime safety systems, has one goal: to provide maximum protection in all situations, even when sailing alone. Meet their latest launch- the CrewFetch ®- particularly dedicated to those who fall overboard from nautical vessels. The CrewFetch® is a system which can monitor the “man overboard”, in real time, conscious or unconscious.   The lightweight marker, attached to your life vest, activates local (DSC) and distant (satellite) communications to request assistance from third parties and rescue services.   CONSTRUCTORS & BROKERS JFA (Yacht Builders & Designers Tent; booth 604-605) JFA is located in Concarneau (South Brittany on the Atlantic Coast). They build both custom sailing yachts and custom motor yachts from 70’ to 200’ either monohull or multihull and are experienced with diverse building materials. Currently, JFA is building a new yacht: the SY VPLP 110’ Catamaran, out of carbon. This year, JFA delivered a new motor yacht of 141’ out of aluminum named Axantha II. ALLIAURA MARINE (Yacht Builders & Designers Tent; booth 686D) Alliaura Marine is one of the first cruising yacht builders, with decades of experience. The shipyard is well known for its exceptional sailing catamarans and is pleased to introduce its exceptional Yacht Catamaran, the PRIVILEGE 1000 (100’/30m). Alliaura Marine confirms its position as leader for its high quality of finishing and performance combined with its guarantee of the best resale value on the market. Over the past 10 years, 60 multihulls over 60’ (18 meters) have been built. CSO YACHTS (Yacht Builders & Designers Tent; booth 686B) CSO YACHTS was established in 1959 and is one of the oldest and most experienced yacht brokerage houses in the world. A unique and experienced partner at your service 24/7 for your peace of mind, CSO YACHTS prides itself in providing its clients with a professional and personalized service. Whether you wish to build, sell, refit, charter or find a competent manager for your yacht, we have the knowledge to assist you in your yachting experience. With a high percentage of repeat clients and over 50 years of experience, CSO YACHTS has proven to be the best in the yachting industry.  

Photos: UBIFRANCE and The French Pavilion at Cruise Shipping Miami 2011

cecile.delettre - 29-mars-2011 16:58:22
Last March 15 to 17, UBIFRANCE - French Trade Commission had the pleasure to showcase France’s know-how in the cruise industry and exquisite cruise destinations on the French Pavilion at the Cruise Shipping Miami Trade Show. Thanks to a delegation of 25 companies all specialized in different aspects of the cruise industry - engineering , equipment suppliers as well as cruise clubs and tourism offices - UBIFRANCE offered the visitors and other exhibitors at the show a large sample of the diversity of the industry in France.   Networking events were organized by  Atout France , throughout the show and enabled the French exhibitors to meet with American professionals and share their experience or discuss business opportunities. Following the show, in order to provide them with a better understanding of the US industry, UBIFRANCE also took the French  delegation on a tour of the Port of Miami , where they were welcomed by officials of the Port of Miami and of the Intergovernmental Affairs, as well as Gael de Maisonneuve, General Consul of France in Miami . Contact us for more information.  

UBIFRANCE presents the French Pavilion at Cruise Shipping Miami Next Week

Ubifrance Press USA - 11-mars-2011 21:36:11
UBIFRANCE - French Trade Commission is bringing 25 companies to the Cruise Shipping Miami Trade Show next week! From March 14 to 17, 2011, come and discover the diversity of products and services provided by the French Delegation, composed of the following companies: Engineering: AIA Architectes DL Services   Equipment suppliers: Converteam Enodis Manitowoc Group Vauconsant Zodiac Solas Ports of call and cruise clubs: The Bastia and Upper Corsica Chamber of Commerce of Industry The Ajaccio & South Corsica Chamber of Commerce & Industry French Atlantic Ports French Riviera Ports Marseille Provence Cruise Club Tourism offices: Atout France is Le Havre Office of Tourism   Please click here to download the press release for a detailed description of the companies or contact us for more information.

French Touch at FLIBS 2010: A Real Success! (Ubifrance & French Nautical Industries Federation)

Ubifrance Press USA - 05-nov.-2010 21:12:02
French Touch at FLIBS 2010: A Real Success!   By Ubifrance and the French Nautical Industries Federation New York, 05/11/2010   Ubifrance and the French Nautical Industries Federation wanted to thank everyone who came and visited the French Pavilion last week at the FLIBS! The event was indeed a great success for the French delegation, with very satisfying results.   Large and very-well located among the 7 other national pavilions of remarkable quality, the Pavilion was an excellent illustration of France’s innovation in yachting. The top industry players were there to represent the country’s prestige : Beneteau, the Super Yacht France association, along with other famous names such as Lalique, Daum and Haviland added their touch of elegance to the event.   We were proud as well to have exhibiting on the pavilion, the winner of the ISS Best Sailboat from 24m to 40m and the Best Interior – Power or Sail Award: CNB with its CNB100 Crisco model . CNB had also been awarded the Newcomer Interior Design Award a few days prior to the event.   Over 400 visitors came to the Pavilion and enjoyed the cozy atmosphere of business à la française with welcoming members and refreshments served every afternoon. It was a great occasion for the delegation to showcase their know-how and seize new business opportunities. Some of our participants were even able to find new business partners and sign promising contracts.   Have a glimpse at the Pavilion and different yachts presented during the show with the photos below or check out our photo album here .   Great news! The French Pavilion will be back next year for the 2011 edition ! Don’t hesitate to contact us for more information and get on board for an exquisite adventure…
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