China (Shanghai) International Boat Show is the most comprehensive and longest established boat & yacht exhibition in China, displaying the whole industry chain since its launch in 1996. CIBS provides a platform for all the boating industry's products, but also continues to further explore opportunities to popularize a maritime lifestyle and yachting culture. CIBS is the only Chinese member of IFBSO, recognized globally in its field. CIBS is also audited by BPA Worldwide and has been awarded with a trade show certificate by the U.S. Department of Commerce. Meanwhile, CIBS is the only boat show in China hosting overseas national pavilions initiated by their governmental organizations and associations. In additional to yachts & boats on display, maritime equipment and services can also be found.