10th Edition UIM Awards Giving Gala Videoclip Highlight
The UIM Awards Giving Gala Ceremony
For the 10th consecutive year, the world's best powerboat racers will join forces for the sport's biggest Night of the year when the Union Internationale Motonautique’s World Champions & Awards Giving Gala is held at the Sporting Monte-Carlo, Monaco on Saturday 23rd March 2019.
Organised and staged by the UIM, the star-studded ceremony is an annual occasion that recognises the feats and achievements of the fastest men and women on water as well as the young stars of the future.
In all some 65 World Champions will be crowned in Monaco, in attendance of around 400 guests from sport, business and media, while representatives of the sporting industry's stakeholders, UIM National Associations and international sport federations will all come together to honour the 2018 season Powerboat & Aquabike World Champions.
Dr. Raffaele Chiulli, UIM President, expressed his satisfaction that the Principality Monaco will be hosting this anniversary edition:
" I am delighted to celebrate this 10th edition of the UIM Awards Giving Gala in Monaco. Every year, the UIM Awards provide a great opportunity to take part in a celebration dedicated to all our World Champions. This year, we shall have almost all the National Federations represented, but it will also be a chance for our stakeholders, sponsors, suppliers and people with links to the powerboating world to share a thrilling evening with us.”
In addition to individual titles and world ranking recognition, the event will also see the presentation of the UIM Stefano Casiraghi Memorial Trophy, the UIM Safety Award, the UIM Driver and Junior Driver of the Year Awards, the UIM Sport for All Award, the UIM Hall of Fame as well as the UIM Environmental Award and Special Mentions.
Saturday 23rd March 2019 - 15:00
UIM Press Conference
Salle des Etoiles
At 15:00, a selection of 2018 UIM World Champions, special guests, partners and sponsors will take part in a press conference at the Salle des Etoiles. A unique opportunity to see champions from the greatest powerboating disciplines side-by-side.
Since 2017, fans can follow the event live on TV and on the UIM website.
Saturday 23rd March 2019 - 19:30
UIM COCKTAIL followed by the UIM
AWARDS GIVNG CEREMONY & GALA
Salle des Etoiles
At 19:30 the doors of the Salle des Etoiles, Sporting Monte-Carlo open for the pre-Gala Dinner Cocktail.
The day will culminate with a glamorous Gala dinner and the presentation of the trophies to the 2018 UIM World Champions.
The winners of the UIM Environmental Award and Special Mentions, UIM Safety Award, UIM Stefano Casiraghi Memorial Trophy, UIM Sport for All Award, UIM Hall of Fame, UIM Driver & Junior Driver of the Year will be unveiled.
The event will be attended by representatives of the Monaco Government, of the IOC, International Sport Federations and by distinguished guests from the World of Sport, Business and Entertainment.
Saturday 23rd March 2019 - as from 23:30
UIM After Gala Party
The UIM Awards Giving Ceremony & Gala Dinner guests are invited to enjoy the breathtaking atmosphere of Monaco’s most popular Club on occasion of the UIM Gala After-Party, and to taste a variety of selected cocktails and soft drinks during a 3-hour Open Bar.