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MIBS celebrates success in 2022 return

The 2022 Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show, the largest boat and yacht event in the world, was labeled a success by all measures according to show organizers, after returning to the Miami Beach Convention Center and Downtown Miami. The Miami Boat Show welcomed over 100,000 visitors across six locations and featured thousands of new boats, luxury yachts, and boating and ...

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2022 New England Boat Show finishes strong

It was all about boats in Boston February 16-20 with the return of the Progressive Insurance New England Boat Show, presented by Discover Boating. The 2022 show attracted more than 27,500 visitors, up 8% compared to the same timeframe in 2020. Several exhibitors reported a strong show with quality leads and buyers. To expand how boat show exhibitors can connect with ...

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MIBS 2022 kicks off this week

The much anticipated Miami International Boat Show (MIBS) kicks off this week, after a cancellation in 2021 due to the Coronavirus pandemic. This year's show will begin on Wednesday, Feb. 16 and run through Feb. 20. Historically, MIBS, the Miami Yacht Show and SuperYacht Miami have attracted over 100,000 visitors from approximately 35 countries, while generating an estimated $1.3 billion ...

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Weather impacts New York and Louisville boat shows

The 2022 Progressive® Insurance New York Boat Show®, presented by Discover Boating®, and Progressive® Insurance Louisville Boat, RV & Sportshow®, presented by Discover Boating®, both wrapped up on Sunday, January 30. The New York show faced an atypical year as the record East Coast snowstorm forced closure on Saturday (traditionally the show’s busiest day). Coupled with current market-specific challenges, attendance was down ...

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FLIBS reports record success for 2021 show

FLIBS 2020

The Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF), owners of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), together with their partner, Informa Markets, producers of FLIBS, announce the record-breaking results of an economic impact study conducted by Thomas J. Murray & Associates of the 2021 show. The study, completed in February 2022, reveals that the 62nd Annual Fort Lauderdale International ...

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Minneapolis Boat Show kicks off today, names Innovation Award winners

NMMA kicks off its winter boat show season with the Progressive Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show opening today at the Minneapolis Convention Center, and running through Sunday, Jan. 23. The region’s longest-running boat show – celebrating its 49th year – showcases the latest boat models, marine technology and accessory debuts.To attract attendees of all ages and skill levels and engage the wave of ...

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boot Düsseldorf show cancelled for 2022

The show will not go on in Germany. Due to the spread of the Omicron virus variant, Europe's largest boat show and trade fair has been cancelled for 2022 due to the measures decided by the state government.   NRW Health Minister Karl-Josef Laumann explained: “We have to continue to be very careful at the moment. The omicron variant is spreading ...

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Judges announced for 2022 Minneapolis Innovation Awards

The NMMA and Boating Writers International (BWI) announced today the panel of judges set to evaluate product entries for the 2022 Progressive Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show Innovation Awards. Innovation Award winners will be announced Wednesday, January 19 during the boat show’s “Sneak Peek” evening. The Innovation Awards judges’ committee is comprised of three BWI members who perform product testing throughout the year and have specific ...

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boot Dusseldorf readies for 2022 show

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The next boot water sports trade fair will take place from January 22 – 30, 2022 at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany. Messe Düsseldorf has decided to hold boot 2022 as planned after consultations with the exhibiting industries and consistent implementation of the current COVID Protection Ordinance of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia. Oriented to the regulations that apply to ...

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NMMA postpones five boat shows, announces new events

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) announced it is postponing the 2022 Progressive Insurance Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Nashville, and St. Louis boat shows to 2023. The postponement of these five shows is the result of thorough analysis, alongside exhibitors and NMMA members, of the unique needs and economics of each region spanning date availability to supply chain disruptions to historically low market-specific ...

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