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Everything You Need to Know


Explore our comprehensive list of FAQs covering a variety of show-related questions. Be well-informed before your visit!

Q What is the Mediterranean Yacht Show?

The Mediterranean Yacht Show (MEDYS) is an annual yacht charter show dedicated to exhibiting the finest licensed and legally operating crewed yachts in the region. It serves as a targeted B2B yacht charter show in the yachting industry, providing a platform for professionals to connect, inspect the impressive collection of luxurious yachts available for charter in the Eastern Mediterranean, engage with their crews, and promote their businesses.

Q When and where will the next MEDYS take place?

The 9th edition of the MEDYS will take place from April 27th to May 1st, 2024, in the enchanting coastal town of Nafplion. Steeped in rich history and exuding a captivating ambiance, Nafplion provides the perfect backdrop for this esteemed yachting gathering.

Q What types of yachts will be on display?

MEDYS will showcase an exquisite collection of crewed yachts, encompassing a diverse spectrum of styles and sizes. From sleek motor yachts to graceful sailing yachts and motor sailers, the show will unveil the crème de la crème of the GYA charter fleet.

Q Will there be a dock plan?

A detailed dock plan outlining the positioning of all participating yachts will be available on Saturday, April 27th, to help attendees locate specific yachts of interest. This plan can be acquired at the GYA secretariat desk, usually situated near the entrance of the exhibition area.

Q Who should attend?

MEDYS is an essential event for a diverse group of representatives from all sectors within the yachting industry. Yacht brokers, yacht agents, yacht management companies, providers of luxury lifestyle products and services, technology systems/services, and other key figures in the industry will find invaluable opportunities to connect, broaden their networks, enhance brand awareness, and explore the most recent and exquisite additions of yachts for charter and associated services.

Q How can I register to attend?

Online registration is available exclusively to yacht charter brokers, accessible through the official MEDYS website. We highly recommend early registration, which ensures inclusion on the attending brokers list for heightened visibility. On-site late registration at Nafplion is available exclusively for charter brokers and yacht agents. All other industry professionals are welcome to take advantage of our marketing opportunities and can register by contacting us at It's important to note that we do not sell tickets or register visitors.

Q What are the registration fees?

The registration fees vary according to the registration deadline:

  • Early Bird Registration (until March 31, 2024): €180 including VAT 24%, including listing on the website.
  • Late Registration (after March 31, 2024): €260 including VAT 24%
Q What does my registration include?

Your registration includes:

  • Access to all exhibition areas and yacht displays.
  • Participation in all official networking events and receptions.
  • Listing in the official show website.
Q Are there any cancellation policies?

Registrations that are accepted are non-refundable. In the event that your registration is not accepted, a full refund of your registration fee will be issued.

Q What are the accommodation options for attendees?

Nafplion provides a varied selection of accommodation options catering to every preference and budget. From luxurious five-star hotels to delightful boutique establishments and cozy traditional guesthouses, there's a choice for everyone. Explore our website for a detailed list of recommended accommodations, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable stay for all attendees.

Q Are there any social events during the show?

Certainly! The organizers of MEDYS and central agents from GYA carefully organize and host a series of social events during the show. Details about these gatherings can be located in the program and social events sections of our website.

Q How can I stay updated on the latest MEDYS news and announcements?

To stay informed about the latest show updates, sign up for the show newsletter via the MEDYS website. Stay connected by following our social media channels on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn for consistent updates and engaging content.

Q How can I become a sponsor?

To explore sponsorship opportunities and discuss tailored packages, please contact us at We will collaborate closely with you, comprehending your particular goals and objectives, and assist you in selecting the sponsorship package that best aligns with your needs.

Q How can I become an exhibitor?

Our exhibition space has reached full capacity. We invite all interested applicants to stay connected for future participation opportunities by subscribing to our newsletter.

Q What transportation options are available to get to the Show?

There are regular public bus connections between Athens and Nafplion, and private transfers can be arranged as well. Shuttle services at Athens International Airport will be exclusively available for foreign-registered yacht brokers arriving from abroad.

Q Is there a service available for transportation within the exhibition area?

Registered attendees will have access to golf carts for navigating the exhibition area. It is essential that all participants adhere to the event guidelines and utilize the golf carts only if they are registered for the event.

Q Is parking available on-site?

There is a public parking lot available on-site, for attendees to use.

Q Is photography and filming allowed?

Photography and filming for personal use are permitted; however, any commercial photoshoots or filming by external crews are strictly prohibited at the show unless they are approved media, partners of GYA members, sponsors, or exhibitors. Individuals seeking to use show material for commercial purposes should contact the organizers to inquire about licensing and usage agreements.

Q Can I bring a drone to film and capture aerial footage of the boats on display?

Drone usage is prohibited by the event organizers to safeguard the intellectual property and privacy of yacht owners and attendees. Authorized media partners are required to check and adhere to any guidelines established by local authorities to ensure compliance and safety, and they must obtain any necessary permits.

Q Can I livestream from the Show?

Live-streaming from the show is permitted for personal use only. Live-streaming for commercial reasons is strictly prohibited at the show unless they are approved media, partners of GYA members, sponsors, or exhibitors. Individuals seeking to use show material for commercial purposes should contact the organizers to inquire about licensing and usage agreements.

Q How can I obtain media credentials for the Show?

For journalists and media professionals interested in acquiring credentials, please reach out to the show organizers at

Q Is there a designated storage area?

Exhibitors, sponsors, and GYA members are responsible for organizing their own storage solutions for materials and equipment, as dedicated storage facilities are not available.


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