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Miami Boat and Yacht Shows join forces

Miami International Bow Show logo

The NMMA announced today a landmark partnership with Informa Markets to create the first joint production of South Florida’s preeminent winter boat shows—the Miami International Boat Show (MIBS), Miami Yacht Show (MYS) and Superyacht Miami. Set to debut Wednesday, February 16 through Sunday, February 20, 2022 over Presidents Day weekend, the joint event—which will carry the Miami International Boat Show name—will deliver enhanced value ...

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In-person Stuart Boat Show still happening this weekend

Stuart Boat Show

The Stuart Boat Show, located on Florida’s Treasure Coast, will take place January 15-17, and includes hundreds of boats, marine-related products and seminars. “We are expecting a robust turnout from both exhibitors and attendees this year due to the eagerness to get back to normal since the COVID-19 pandemic, so we need to be razor-sharp in our planning and safety ...

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NMMA President talks boat shows

Frank Hugelmeyer NMMA

After a year filled with uncertainty and disruption, including the cancellation and postponement of many boating industry events and shows, NMMA president Frank Hugelmeyer shares his thoughts on the importance and future of boat shows: The unprecedented disruption from COVID-19 has been a blessing and curse for the recreational boating industry. On one hand, we have witnessed a remarkable shift ...

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boot Dusseldorf moves to spring 2021

boot 2021

boot Düsseldorf 2021 will be held on a new date: from April 17 – 25, 2021 at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany. Due to the continuing high COVID-19 infection numbers across Europe, the event cannot be held at its original dates January 23 – 31, 2021. Messe Düsseldorf postponed boot after close consultation with its partners and exhibitors who support ...

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Vancouver Boat Show cancelled for 2021

For the past 58 years the Vancouver International Boat Show has signaled the upcoming boating season in British Columbia, a region known as one of the premier boating locations in the world. In February of this year, the show hosted over 250 exhibitors and welcomed upwards of 30,000 guests to the five day event held simultaneously at two locations (BC ...

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boot Dusseldorf on course for 2021 show

The planning for boot 2021 is on course and the current exhibitor registration numbers are, overall, the same as they were in 2019. Almost all of the boat and yacht manufacturers that were on board in 2020 are back for 2021. Apart from a few exceptions, most suppliers have also confirmed that they will be participating in boot. “Overall, booking ...

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Informa announces new dates for St. Petersburg boat show

The U.S. Boat Shows division of Informa Markets announced that the 43rd annual St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show will now take place from Jan. 14-17, 2021. Informa added that the four-day show, which is the largest and longest running boat show on the West Coast, will now be held in January permanently. The boat show previously took place in early December with the ...

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IBEX 2020 announces transition to virtual event

IBEX 2020

The 30th International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), scheduled for September 29 – October 1, 2020, announced today it will transition to a virtual only event allowing the entire marine industry to come together in a new way as an online community. This decision was made to pivot the in-person show to a virtual only event due to the ongoing COVID-19 ...

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Newport International Boat Show cancels 2020 event

Newport Exhibition Group announced that its annual boat show scheduled to take place September 17-20, 2020 at the Newport Yachting Center in downtown Newport, R.I., has been cancelled. Due to spikes in new cases of COVID-19 across the United States, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo, stated that, although Phase III of re-opening would have included no cap on the number ...

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