Umbria Nautical Cluster, with the support of Umbria Region and Umbria Trade Agency, held its first joint mission by participating in the MYS – Monaco Yacht Show edition that took place from 21 to 24 September 2011 in Monte Carlo, showcasing the best luxury yachting with more than five hundred exhibitors selected from all countries.

This prestigious industry event, in fact, is the main moment of global presence of all the most important shipyards operating in the segment of mega yachts.

This organizational efforts was also essential to develop the aims of the Cluster in terms of identifying and developing new business opportunities strategic, medium and long term, and for the definition and sharing of promotional tools on the international markets.

The success of the mission was notable also because the event being celebrated in the day of 22 September 2011 on the occasion of the visit of the President of the Umbrian Regional Council Mrs. Catiuscia Marini and Italian Ambassador to the Principality of Monaco, Mr. Antonio Morabito.

The mission was a novelty in an absolute sense as it was the first institutional presence of Italian Region carried out as part of the fair in Monte Carlo.

The President of Umbria Region, visiting the booth of Umbria Nautical Cluster, said: “At first sight no one is thought to be the shipbuilding industry in Umbria. Instead there are companies of the highest quality allied in the Umbria Nautical Cluster, operating in this particular area and for the first time, together, they brought in the most prestigious boat show the world their experience, their productions and also the name of our region with its image of quality territory».