Dubai, 1 March 2018 – From March 3rd – 6th, the beautiful Dubai will host “Convergence”, the traditional training and refresher event that Ferretti Group offers captains and chief engineers working on the yachts in its fleet.
The new edition includes an intense program of activities that will involve over 100 captains and chief engineers from all over the world.
The “Convergence” program, varied and dynamic, will be organized in sessions aimed to transfer know-how and a deeper knowledge on technical issues, through interactive debates around hot issues of the sector. Technical corners will be built and managed by participants, actively involved in sharing their ideas, experiences and suggestions.
The 2018 edition will feature, as in the previous years, the professional contribution of Ferretti Group technicians and excellent partners, such as Boero, MTU, Naviop-Simrad, Rina, Team Italia and Volvo.
In addition to the classroom activities, attendees will enjoy exciting team challenges in the spectacular Arabian desert, to further strengthen the sense of belonging and team spirit.
“Convergence” is reconfirmed to be a fundamental program, reinforcing once again the key role of sea-faring professionals, who are a source of guarantee and security in making the ship owners’ experience unique and exciting.
“The Ferretti Group fleet’s top worldwide positioning is due to our captains and chief engineers capability of making the most of its potential. With deep gratitude, we look forward to replicating this important training event in 2018, fully dedicated to them, because they are crucial for the success of our boats”, commented Stefano de Vivo, Chief Commercial Officer of Ferretti Group. “These four days dedicated to networking and professional refreshers have now become a pivotal and indispensable event in the packed calendar of training sessions that the Group has been organizing around the world. In an increasingly competitive market, know-how and innovation have always been the key elements of our vision and the decisive levers of a successful strategy, through customer care at all stages, from purchase to after-sales service”
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