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MIBS 2020 kicks off today

From humble beginnings in 1941 as a tent with 50 boats on display, to over 700 contracted exhibitors, an additional 300 working/support dealers and roughly 1,000 total companies participating, the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show — produced by the National Marine Manufacturers Association will officially kick off today. “It’s truly a world-class boating event,” show director Larry Berryman said. ...

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The show is on!

By David Gee It's on. The Miami International Boat Show has officially begun. Or to be more accurate, the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show, presented by West Marine, is underway. 2020 marks the 79th year of the five-day show which occupies an important part of the boating industry's annual calendar. Speaking of the calendar, it doesn't hurt to hold ...

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Costa Sunglasses, Volvo Penta partner with MIBS for marine conservation

For the second year in a row, the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show, presented by West Marine, and Costa Sunglasses are partnering in an effort to expand their commitment to conservation, and encourage attendees to join the movement to #KICKPLASTIC at the 2020 show. Additionally, Volvo Penta has come on board to present the Volvo Penta Conservation Stage with free, daily seminars to ...

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MIBS Innovation Breakfast agenda announced

The NMMA announced the agenda for the 2020 Innovation Breakfast, taking place on Feb. 14 from 7:30-9:30 a.m. in Miami at a new location—the Rusty Pelican Restaurant, located off the Rickenbacker Causeway, just down the street from the entrance of the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show. Presented by the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF), the Innovation Breakfast celebrates the best in ...

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Judges named for Miami Boat Show Innovation Awards

The NMMA and Boating Writers International (BWI) announced the panel of judges who will evaluate 72 product entries across 21 boating categories for the 2020 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show Innovation Awards. The awards are being presented during the show’s Innovation Breakfast on Friday, February 14, at a new location, The Rusty Pelican, adjacent to the boat show campus. ...

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Kicker Marine Audio joins Battle Breast Cancer Giveaway

Kicker Marine Audio lives its “Go Overboard!” tagline as it joins Reef Runner Boats in the boat manufacturer’s third annual "Battle Breast Cancer Giveaway," culminating at the Miami International Boat Show. At the show’s closing on Sunday, February 17, 2020, Reef Runner will draw an entry of one lucky donor for a 23’ Open center console to celebrate its annual ...

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At-the-helm, on-water training at Miami Boat Show

Want to get a taste of the boating life or improve your on-water boat handling skills? The nonprofit BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water, together with Freedom Boat Club of Miami Beach, and the Miami International Boat Show, February 13-17, offer a choice of four fun and affordable at-the-helm, on-water training courses for beginners, women and experienced boaters ...

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Deadline for MIBS Innovation Awards nears

The deadline for entries for the Progressive® Insurance Miami International Boat Show® Innovation Awards program is at the end of this week, January 10. The program provides the opportunity for eligible exhibitors to enter new products into 26 product categories. The 2020 Innovation Award winners will be announced and honored during the Miami Boat Show's Innovation Breakfast on February 14, ...

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MIBS 2020: 79 years of sunshine, new boats and products

By Adam Quandt From humble beginnings in 1941 as a tent with 50 boats on display, to over 700 contracted exhibitors, an additional 300 working/support dealers and roughly 1,000 total companies participating, the Miami International Boat Show — produced by the National Marine Manufacturers Association — continuously provides one of the largest stages for the recreational boating industry to shine ...

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Miami Innovation Awards entries due January 10

The National Marine Manufacturers Association has issued the call for entries for the 2020 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show Innovation Awards, one of the industry’s most prestigious honors recognizing manufacturers and suppliers who bring new, innovative products to market. The deadline for entry is January 10, 2020. Full program details and requirements can be found here. Innovation Award winners will be announced ...

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