Tag Archives: Miami International Boat Show

Entries being accepted for the 2022 Miami Innovation Awards

The NMMA sats it’s time to enter your new product for the Miami Innovation Awards presented at the 2022 Discover Boating® Miami International Boat Show®, the industry’s most prestigious honors recognizing manufacturers and suppliers who bring new, innovative products to market.  The deadline for entry is January 13, 2022. Complete details, including requirements and regulations, can be reviewed on the program webpage.  Innovation Award ...

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2022 MIBS Innovation Awards issues call for entries

The 2022 Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show Innovation Awards program is now accepting submissions. The program provides the opportunity for eligible exhibitors to enter new products into 22 product categories. The program is eligible to contracted Miami Boat Show exhibitors who meet the program rules and regulations. Deadline for entries is January 13, 2022. Interested in learning more? Visit the Miami Innovation Awards ...

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Discover Boating unveils brand evolution plan, MIBS integration

Discover Boating®, powered by the NMMA and Marine Retailers Association of the Americas (MRAA), revealed today the first of its three-phase brand evolution: a new Discover Boating logo and a re-brand of the Miami International Boat Show to Discover Boating®; Miami International Boat Show®. The brand evolution will further the NMMA and MRAA’s Discover Boating industry growth strategy to attract the ...

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Success for in-person IBEX 2021

The 30th International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced that attendance exceeded expectations with the return of an in-person event. IBEX saw more than 560 exhibitors, including 80 new exhibiting companies, and more than 3,200 visitors. The IBEX docks were sold out with 29 boats on display, and the expanded outdoor displays included nine demos and exhibits. In all, there were ...

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IBEX – and the boating industry – is open for business

By David Gee When the Boating Industry team all boarded airplanes from various parts of the country to converge and convene at IBEX in Tampa, we weren't quite sure what to expect. Though the show is just getting started, the early signs are indeed promising. The industry breakfast featuring the innovation Awards presentations and a keynote by Florida Governor Ron ...

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Brunswick reports record showing at Cannes Boat Show

Cannes Boat Show

Brunswick Corporation and its brands just completed a record showing at the Cannes Boat Show according to a company press release. Mercury Marine showcased its new 600hp V12 Verado for the first time in Europe and reported more than double the number of outboard engines at the show than its closest competitor during the six-day event. In addition, Sea Ray ...

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Integra Investments acquires Sea Isle Marina

Miami-based real estate investment and development firm Integra Investments, under its “Integra Marinas” platform, announced the acquisition of one of the highest-profile marinas in Miami’s urban core, Sea Isle Marina.  Sea Isle Marina is the new home to the world’s largest boat and yacht event, Miami International Boat Show. Terms of the sale could not be disclosed. Located at 1635 N. Bayshore ...

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NMMA, Informa, Miami sign contract for MIBS 2022

NMMA, Informa Markets, and the City of Miami Beach took part in an official contract signing ceremony last Friday for the 2022 Miami International Boat Show. The Miami International Boat Show, set to take place Wednesday, February 16 through Sunday, February 20, 2022 over Presidents' Day weekend, is returning its on-land portion to the reimagined Miami Beach Convention Center. In addition ...

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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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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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