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Read all the practical answers to ensure an optimal visiting experience at the Monaco Yacht Show (MYS).

Access to the show

The MYS takes place from Wednesday, 25 to Saturday, 28 of September 2024.

Wednesday Sept 25: 10am - 6:30pm (access by invitation only)
Thursday 26 and Friday 27 Sept: 10am - 6:30pm (open to all)
Saturday 28 Sept: 10am - 6pm (open to all)

Access to the show is allowed until 30mn before closing time.

3 public entrances: Quai Antoine Ier, Parvis Piscine (Boulevard Albert Ier) and Quai Chicane.
2 VIP entrances (dedicated to Discover and Sapphire Experience passes): Quai Albert Ier (Upper Deck Lounge) and Quai Louis II.

The Discover badge is dedicated to yacht buyers and charterers.
It grants access to all exhibition areas of the show and the Dockside Area starting from Wednesday.

The Visitor Pass is intended for private visitors and professionals who wish to visit the Monaco Yacht Show.

It grants access to the exhibition areas of the show starting from Wednesday (if it's an invitation) or from Thursday (if the pass is purchased online).

Access to the Dockside Area is not allowed on Wednesday but is permitted on other show days.
Please note that access on board yachts and tenders is strictly at the discretion of each exhibiting company.

You must berth at the pontoons of port Hercule below to reach the entrance where you can pick up your Pass.

-  Discover pass: Quai des Etats-Unis pontoon. Pass to be picked up at the VIP Entrance Discover Pass of Quai des Etats-Unis.
- C&C Lounge pass: Quai Rainier Ier pontoon. Pass to be collected at the C&C Lounge (Quai Louis II).
- Other passes: Quai Rainier Ier pontoon. Pass to be collected at the Quai Antoine Ier entrance.

If you are reporting for TV, radio, an online or offline media, etc., you qualify for a Press pass. Submit your request along with an official letter from the media in question here.
If your coverage is to promotional ends for an exhibitor, you do not qualify for a Press pass.
Please ask the exhibitor to provide you with a pass.

Yachts are not allowed into the port during the show. Security control is put in place to filter incoming and outgoing vessels.
Contact the Harbour Master's Office for further information:
Tel. +377 97 77 30 00).

Your client (our exhibitor) must provide you with the necessary documents for your delivery. Get in touch with your client.

Each exhibiting company orders passes for its team members from its Exhibitor Zone.
Contact the person in charge of your company's participation in the MYS to find out how and where to collect your passes.

Des Car parks sont disponibles autour du port Hercule.

You can fill out a request for a Press pass.
For all further information, please contact the Press Office:

Press accreditation is available for journalists. You need to submit a request along with supporting documents.
The Press Pass online application process will be open from July 31st till September 15th. Meanwhile, please consult the information to prepare your application file

Go to one of the entrances to the MYS with your Press pass and your invitation to the press conference.
Press passes can be collected from the Tuesday before the show officially opens (entrance on Quai Antoine Ier, press desk).

Request for your press accreditation

Up to 8 years old, your child can visit the exhibition for free.

Beyond 8 years old (+ 1 day), access is not free 

Business information

Fill in the form Become an exhibitor.

There are many opportunities. Please click here.

Displaying advertising materials in and around Port Hercule during the MYS is regulated by the MYS Organisation Committee in partnership with Monaco's department for prospecting, town planning and mobility (the DPUM).

For further information, please contact us at

You can plan your bespoke advertising campaign with the MYS.
Please contact Gwénaëlle Sauvager, Sponsorship Account Manager,

If your brand is visible on a stand, the exhibitor renting the stand must declare you to his or her personal contact at the MYS.

If your company is not on the list of exhibitors but is planning visuals (either physical or digital) for areas around the port, please contact us at to discuss your project.

Areas within the boundaries of the show can be reserved for private events. Contact to discuss your project.
If you are an exhibitor, you will find further information on your Exhibitor Zone.

The MYS can arrange a tailor-made private visit to the show through its official conciergerie (Sapphire Experience).
Write to Séverine Sciortino, Head of Private Clients & Public Relations fotr the MYS,

It's usually available as early as June.
A personalised e-mail will be sent to the person in charge of your company's participation in the MYS.

Only exhibiting companies, commercial and media partners and official Monaco Yacht Show service providers are authorised to use the MYS visual identity (logos of the Monaco Yacht Show and its umbrella brands in accordance with the conditions of use previously defined between the Monaco Yacht Show SAM company and the partner company (applicant)).

The use is regulated and only authorised within the framework of promoting their participation in the show (contact the Press office for more information).

Any unauthorised use of the Monaco Yacht Show's visual identity, its logo or the logo of its umbrella brands may result in legal proceedings and the immediate obligation to remove the communication in question from circulation.

If you're an exhibitor, check the Exhibitor Zone and submit your questions to your personal MYS contact.
For other companies, particularly those not based in the European Union, the company OMM is certified to request reimbursements of VAT paid in Monaco.

Contact the event's official agency, Monte Carlo Accueil here.


Life in Monaco during the MYS

Buses run as usual during the MYS.
Check out the operating hours here.

A network of electric bicycles has been put in place in Monaco by the government. It's called monabike.

Restaurants in and around the port are outside the boundaries of the MYS and can be reached on foot.

The shuttle boat is not available to the public during the MYS. It is reserved exclusively for visitors to the show.

From Saturday 05 September 2024 to Wednesday16 October 2024.

Take advantage of preferential room rates at Monaco’s hotels with Monaco Check-In, the official accommodation agency of the MYS.
Book your hotel

Visit of the show

The Dockside Area is the area dedicated to the afloat exhibition of superyachts and tenders.
The stands exhibit yacht builders, brokers, yacht design and naval architecture, yacht insurance, ports, marinas and yacht management companies.

The exhibitors have extremely busy schedules. We strongly recommend that you contact them in advance to fix an appointment during the MYS.

The lists will be posted on line from July, and will be updated regularly until the MYS opens.

Most of the events organised by exhibitors are private, by invitation only (conferences, cocktail parties, etc.)
Each exhibiting company is responsible for its own event and for the guest list.

The yachts on show are visited exclusively by appointment, to be fixed with the exhibitor and at the latter's discretion.

There is no official dress code. However, the MYS Organisation Committee reserves the right to refuse entry to any individual whose attitude or clothing is deemed incompatible with the image and the prestige of the Monaco Yacht Show, or who refuses to adhere to the rules in force at the show.

Yes, there are areas for relaxing and for meals inside the MYS venue (further information).

No. There are no facilities for storing suitcases, personal effects or professional luggage.

Guide dogs are allowed into the show to accompany a visually-impaired owner.
Small dogs that can easily be carried in their owner's arms are permitted (on a lead at all times, and owners are asked to come equipped to clean up after their pet).
Other animals are not allowed.

You are allowed to take photos and videos within the boundaries of the MYS (exhibition tents and quaysides). Boarding a yacht to film or take photos is subject to permission from the exhibiting company.
Photographic or video coverage created in the Principality of Monaco (other than within the boundaries of the MYS) is subject to prior permission from the Monaco Press Centre (submit a request).

It is strictly forbidden to fly a drone in the air space of the MYS. Only the official service provider, the company MC CLIC, is authorised to operate a drone for the media needs of the Organiser of the MYS. Offenders will be fined according to article 2-2 of Monaco's Penal code.

We would be delighted to use your photos or footage to promote and advertise the MYS. As per the terms and conditions of attending Informa Markets events, all coverage of the MYS is the property of Monaco Yacht Show SAM.
We pledge to mention you as the author whenever your coverage is used by the MYS ("Copyright Informa Markets - produced by (your name)").
Please send your coverage to

1. If your client is an exhibitor: ask your client for an invitation or pass to get into the show. A press pass will not be issued.
2. If your client is not an exhibitor: you must purchase an entrance ticket to the show (Ticketing by the 10th of August). A press pass will not be issued.

Contact the Press Office for further information.