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Early DBMIBS reports indicate successful 2023 show

Boating Industry is back from a week at the 2023 Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show and early reports from show organizers and exhibitors point to a very successful show last week. “The 2023 Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show delivered another exceptional President’s Day weekend for our South Florida boating and yachting community! We were thrilled to welcome attendees ...

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NMMA names 2023 Miami Innovation Award winners

Last week, the NMMA and Boating Writers International (BWI) honored 10 recipients and three honorable mentions with the 2023 Miami Innovation Awards during the Industry Breakfast at the Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show.  The 2023 Miami Innovation Award winners are: Center Console/Walkaround Fishing Boats: Viking Yachts, Valhalla Boatworks – V-55 Center Console – “The Valhalla V-55 takes big sportfishing yacht features and seamlessly integrates them into ...

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2023 Miami International Boat Show kicks off this week

The show floor of the 2023 Miami International Boat Show.

The 2023 Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show officially kicks off this week and takes place across six unique locations around Miami and Miami Beach. Historically, the Miami International Boat Show and Miami Yacht Show have attracted hundreds of thousands of attendees to South Florida and generated an estimated combined annual economic impact of $1.34 billion.  The show officially opens ...

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Toronto wraps successful 2023 boat show

The 65th edition of the Toronto International Boat Show recently wrapped and celebrated the return of a successful show. The show marked its return to an in-person consumer show, January 20 – 29 at the Enercare Centre to debut more than 150 product innovations, thousands of recreational boats and watersports accessories and more electric boats than ever before.   Attendance in 2023 exceeded ...

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NMMA reports strong crowds for 2023 Minneapolis Boat Show

The sold out 2023 Discover Boating Minneapolis Boat Show, in partnership with Progressive Insurance, ended recently, attracting nearly 24,000 attendees. Continuing the trend, the NMMA is hearing from exhibitors of sales and new leads generated at the nation’s largest collection of freshwater boats in the country. “Minnesota Inboard was encouraged by the Discover Boating Minneapolis Boat Show. The quality of the ...

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boot Dusseldorf reports successful return

With almost 237,000 visitors from over 100 countries and more than 1,500 exhibitors from 68 nations on 220,000 square meters in 16 exhibition halls, boot Düsseldorf made an impressive comeback. After the pandemic-related forced three-year break, the entire international water sports industry met in Düsseldorf, Germany from January 21 – 29. “Despite the difficult general conditions, boot 2023 has written ...

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NMMA reports momentum heading into 2023

NMMA National Marine Manufacturers Association

The start of a new year brings the beginning of boat show season for the $170 billion U.S. recreational boating industry and the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), which represents 85 percent of the country’s recreational boat, marine engine and accessory manufacturers. The recreational boating industry is preparing to welcome an estimated two million Americans to dozens of boat shows between January ...

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Discover Boating Chicago Boat Show makes return after hiatus

Show floor of the Chicago Boat Show.

The Discover Boating Chicago Boat Show, in partnership with Progressive Insurance, will be returning to McCormick Place Jan. 11-15, following a two-year hiatus. As one of Chicago’s most iconic events and a Midwest boating destination, the 2023 Chicago Boat Show is ready to welcome boating enthusiasts of all ages and backgrounds to discover why life is better on the water. ...

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Trade registration open for 2023 boat shows

Trade registration for NMMA’s 2023 Discover Boating boat shows is now available to industry representatives and stakeholders. The digital NMMA Marine Trade Credential will provide access to all NMMA consumer events, excluding the Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show, which should be handled through Informa Markets. NMMA show trade registration is complimentary to NMMA members and open to non-members for ...

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Entries open for 2023 Minneapolis Innovation Awards

The Discover Boating Minneapolis Boat Show, in partnership with Progressive Insurance, is now accepting entries to the 2023 Minneapolis Innovation Awards program. The Minneapolis Innovation Awards celebrate excellence and innovation in four product categories: aluminum fishing boats, fiberglass fishing boats, pontoon boats, and furnishings.  Innovation Award entrants gain valuable product exposure, including: Innovation Award signage—identifies product as cutting-edge to the public and ...

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