Tag Archives: FLIBS

New health and safety standards for FLIBS

FLIBS announces new COVID-19 measures

There will reportedly be new health and safety standards in place at the 61st annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, the world’s largest in-water boat show, as of now still set to take place October 28 – Nov. 1. The U.S. Boat Shows division of Informa Markets, the organizer that operates international boat and yacht events, including the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show ...

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New study shows $1.3 billion economic impact of FLIBS

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Following the 60th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), Thomas J. Murray and Associates, Inc. conducted a study on the economic impact of the world’s largest in-water boat show. The Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF), owners of the show, and Informa Markets U.S. Boat Shows, producers of the show, released the impressive results of the completed study ...

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MIASF, Informa release FLIBS economic impact results

Following the 60th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), held October 30th through November 3rd, 2019, Thomas J. Murray and Associates, Inc. conducted a study on the economic impact of the world’s largest in-water boat show. The Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF), owners of the show, and Informa Markets U.S. Boat Shows, producers of the show, released ...

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Brunswick sets records at FLIBS 2019

Brunswick Corporation announced that its Sea Ray, Boston Whaler and Mercury Marine brands have set multiple records during the 2019 Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show.  Sea Ray, which launched a new 320 Sundancer Coupe at Ft. Lauderdale, saw an 80% increase in show sales from a year ago. Brunswick said Boston Whaler continues to benefit from significant year-over-year sales growth ...

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Day 2 at FLIBS: Superyacht Village

By David Gee Okay, I admit it. Any boat show I attend from now on that doesn't have a "Superyacht Village" might be a bit of a disappointment. Day two of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show saw us in morning press events once again. For me, it was Groupe Beneteau to begin with, a company that builds 200 different ...

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Boston Whaler to debut new 405 Conquest

With a bold new model making its world premiere, an increased presence on-water at the Bahia Mar, and twenty boats on display across two locations, Boston Whaler said it plans to make a big impression on visitors to the 2019 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. “We’re thrilled to introduce a new model that heralds the return of adventurous overnighting: the ...

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Marine Marketers of America announce keynote speaker for FLIBS luncheon

Marine Marketers of America (MMA) announced its annual membership luncheon during the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show will feature a keynote presentation by luxury marketing expert Christopher P. Ramey who will address “The 8 Laws for Marketing to High Net Worth Individuals.” The event will take place on October 31 from 11:30 – 1 p.m. at Bahia Mar in Fort ...

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Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show to debut new Superyacht Village and Marina

The 2019 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show will unveil Superyacht Village, a new dedicated marina and on-land exhibition space that will display the most spectacular yachts in the show.   Informa U.S. Boat Shows, in cooperation with Tavistock Development Company and the Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF), has announced the debut of this seventh site as part of ...

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Mercury Marine sees record number of engines on display at FLIBS 2018

Mercury Marine continues to grow its presence in key saltwater markets including a record-setting presence at the 2018 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.  Mercury outboards accounted for almost half of all engines in the on-water display at last week’s show and had more outboard engines on display throughout the entire show than any other engine manufacturer. For two consecutive years, Mercury’s ...

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