Tag Archives: Miami International Boat Show

MIBS partners with RaftUp Technologies for enhanced transportation opportunities

The Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show and RaftUp Technologies have reached a partnership agreement for the 2019 Miami International Boat Show to enhance attendees’ experience when getting to and from the show. RaftUp is providing an app – Progressive® Insurance Miami International Boat Show Connections – and onsite transportation enhancements, including digital screens, which will display real-time arrival and departure updates for ...

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Engine companies maintain high profiles at MIBS 

As more powerful marine engines are introduced, manufacturers don’t miss an opportunity to showcase their muscular propulsion product offerings. Here’s a quick recap of company announcements from this year’s Miami International Boat Show. Mercury Mercury Marine officially introduced its new V-6 FourStroke outboard family and the expansion of its SeaPro commercial line the evening prior to the show’s opening. The ...

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NMMA recognizes 2017 marine industry CSI Award winners

The NMMA has announced 50 recipients of the 2017 Marine Industry Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Awards for excellence in customer satisfaction. Award recipients were acknowledged during the Innovation Breakfast at the 2018 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show. The Marine Industry CSI Awards honor boat and engine manufacturers who actively measure customer satisfaction and pursue continuous improvement to better serve their ...

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NMMA promotes Larry Berryman to MIBS show manager

NMMA announced the promotion of Larry Berryman to show manager for the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show. He moves from his role as the show’s assistant show manager to show manager, replacing interim show manager and NMMA executive vice president Ben Wold.  “Larry brings his extensive knowledge of the show’s sales and operations, as well as his passion for recreational boating and ...

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Strictly Sail Miami making move to Miami Marine Stadium

Progressive Insurance Strictly Sail Miami will join the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show at Miami Marine Stadium for the 2018 show, the National Marine Manufacturers Association announced Monday. The 2018 Progressive Miami International Boat Show will be held February 15-19 at Miami Marine Stadium. The Progressive Strictly Sail Miami show, which was previously held at Miamarina at Bayside at ...

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Miami attendance up 7 percent in second year at new location

In its second year at Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin, attendance for the 2017 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show increased 7 percent from 2016, show organizers said Monday. Attendance for the show, held over the Presidents Day weekend, reached nearly 100,000 attendees, from an estimated 30-35 countries around the globe. Exhibitors and consumers share their thoughts in this ...

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Awards, new products highlight busy 2017 Miami show

Attendance has been up for most boat shows this year as the season has gotten off to a strong start. While final numbers haven't been released for the 2017 edition of the Miami International Boat Show yet, attendance was up through the early going, and the docks and tents were crowded throughout the show. Look for more coverage of the ...

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Volvo Penta intros new 6.2L V8 engines, inboard joysticks

Volvo Penta showcased two new V8 engines and its new Joystick for Inboard system Thursday at the Miami International Boat Show. The innovations are part of Volvo Penta's continuing "Easy Boating" strategy, designed to make boating more enjoyable and accessible to consumers, said Ron Huibers, president of Volvo Penta of the Americas. Volvo Penta's new aluminum 6.2L V8 380 and ...

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Cobia to debut new 280 dual console at Miami

Cobia Boats, built by Maverick Boat Group, will be introducing its newest model, the 280 Dual Console, at this year's Miami International Boat Show. The new 280 DC is built off the hull of Cobia's 277 CC, the top selling 28' center console in the country . The debut of this boat marks the 15th new Cobia model introduced since ...

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