Tag Archives: Miami International Boat Show

Miami boat show gets approval of final permit

One of the last potential obstacles for the 2016 Miami International Boat Show has been cleared away. The show received notice at the end of December that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers had issued the third and final environmental permit needed, ensuring that the annual event will move forward as planned at Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin, show ...

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MIBS Innovation Award entries due Wednesday

The 2016 Miami International Boat Show Innovation Awards close for entry Wednesday. Products launched (or planned for release) between Feb. 12, 2015, and Feb. 11, 2016 are eligible for entry. Companies must be exhibiting at the show to be eligible. Click here for more information on rules and entry.

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Miami boat show wins approval on key permits

The Miami International Boat Show took another important step forward Tuesday with county approval for the in-water portion of the the 2016 show. The Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners voted 8-1 Tuesday to issue a Miami-Dade Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources (RER) Class 1 Special Events permit to the show. The commissioners had previously delayed a vote on ...

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Weekly 5: Miami tourism bureau supporting boat show move

The BI Weekly 5 is a collection of tips, news and data affecting the boating industry this week. Be sure to look for the BI Weekly 5 every Tuesday on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. Miami tourism bureau supporting boat show move The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau has pledged its support for the Miami International Boat Show's move to Miami Marine ...

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Poll: Miami-Dade residents support boat show

A recent poll of registered Miami-Dade County voters shows they support keeping the Miami International Boat Show in the community by a large margin, although they are less enthusiastic about its move to Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin. The poll was conducted by Miami pollster Dario Moreno and commissioned by a group of local businesses, marine industry advocates and ...

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Weekly 5: New Jersey passes boat tax cut

The BI Weekly 5 is a collection of tips, news and data affecting the boating industry this week. Be sure to look for the BI Weekly 5 every Tuesday on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. New Jersey passes boat tax cut It could soon be cheaper to buy a boat in New Jersey, with the state Assembly and Senate voting to cut the ...

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Judge dismisses Miami boat show suit

A Florida judge has dismissed the village of Key Biscayne's lawsuit against the National Marine Manufacturers Association over the Miami International Boat Show. The village sued NMMA -- which runs the Miami show -- in April as part of its attempts to block the relocation of the show from the Miami Beach Convention Center to Miami Marine Stadium Park & ...

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NMMA asks industry to voice support for Miami show

The organizers of the Miami International Boat Show are urging the industry to rally in support of the show. The National Marine Manufacturers Association sent out an "Action Alert" Monday asking exhibitors, attendees and other stakeholders to contact members of the Miami-Dade County Commission and Congress to voice their support for the show. Miami-Dade County opted last week to delay ...

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Miami-Dade delays decision on Miami boat show permit

Miami-Dade County commissioners have delayed a vote on a key permit for the Miami International Boat Show until December 15, the Miami Herald reported. The show is requesting a permit for an 830-slip dock system for waterfront displays. The permit would also allow for the show 's plan to use shuttle buses and water taxis to deliver attendees to the ...

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