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The number of recreational boat registrations grew in the Balearic Islands in 2021 by 17.16% compared to 2020 and is 4.2% above the figures for 2019. Nationally, this is the "best year in terms of recreational boat registrations since 2008.
An interactive workshop at the Mallorca Chamber of Commerce will address how the small and medium sized enterprises in the Balearic nautical sector can access European aid from the Acelera Pyme programme for digital transformation.
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AENIB, in collaboration with the Balearic Employment Services (SOIB) have presented a platform that will serve to raise awareness of the industry among young people, as well as inform them about specialized training in the sector.
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The Association of Nautical Companies in the Balearics, AENIB, is the employer organization of the sector that since 1986 represents all types of nautical companies on the islands.
Who are we?
The leading companies in the Balearic nautical sector form AENIB, founded in 1986 to represent the interests of the sector before the authorities and to highlight its strategic role in the economy of the islands.
Currently, more than a hundred companies are members of the association, representing all areas of the Balearic nautical sector, such as shipyards, yacht sales, charter, sea schools, refit and maintenance, among others.
We are the employer organization of reference in the Balearic nautical sector, and in turn form part of CAEB (Confederation of the Business Associations of the Balearics) which unites practically all of the private businesses of the archipelago, and ANEN (National Association of Nautical Companies), which represents the industrial and entrepreneurial side of the pleasure boat sector in Spain.
What we do?
Our main objectives are to defend the collective business interests of our member companies, to contribute to the growth and stability of the Balearic nautical sector and to serve as an effective and decisive mediator between the public authorities and the nautical sector.
In addition, we strive to emphasize how important the sea, nautical activities and sustainability are for the economy and society and redouble our efforts as the leading communicator of the sector towards the general public and the media. During the past 40 years we have actively participated in workshops and institutional decision-making processes of the sector. Many of our proposals – always destined to improve the circumstances of our members – have been taken into account and included in the eventually approved directives. Furthermore, we defend the nautical activity and industry against decisions that can potentially harm our business and our interests. Always totally independently, without giving in to political pressures, we enforce the weight of the sector using all the legal methods available to us.
By becoming a member, you will be part of a powerful instrument of defense of the interests and rights of the sector. Being a member is for your benefit. We are integrated in the nationwide organization ANEN (National Association of Nautical Companies). With the headquarters in Madrid, ANEN is centrally located to keep the nautical issues on the agenda of the central government and to approach any public administrations that have an influence on the nautical sector, nurturing close ties and dialogue in order to foster and benefit the nautical sector and the companies within.
Besides, being part of CAEB (Confederation of the Business Associations of the Balearics), the main employer organization of the islands, gives us extra weight and lobbying power. Therefore, we are able to offer you the visibility, technical and logistical support, information and advice that allows you to boost the development of your company, as well as to access interesting agreements with third parties.
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Advantages? Costs? If you still have doubts, please write to us and we will send you more detailed information.