Tag Archives: MIBS

Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show generates over $950 million in revenue

In a new economic impact report conducted by Thomas J. Murray & Associates, the 2022 Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show – a joint production from Informa Markets, the NMMA, and the International Yacht Brokers Association (IYBA) – generated more than $955 million, created over 5,000 jobs, and attracted 100,000 visitors during its five-day run over Presidents Day Weekend. “As the producers of ...

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MIBS meets success in 2022 return

By Adam Quandt After a one-year hiatus, the Miami International Boat Show made its triumphant return in mid-February with new partners, new venues and plenty to take in over the five-day show. With the 2022 show came its return to Miami Beach, after being held at the Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin on Virginia Key since 2016. The show ...

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MIBS celebrates success in 2022 return

The 2022 Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show, the largest boat and yacht event in the world, was labeled a success by all measures according to show organizers, after returning to the Miami Beach Convention Center and Downtown Miami. The Miami Boat Show welcomed over 100,000 visitors across six locations and featured thousands of new boats, luxury yachts, and boating and ...

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MIBS 2022 kicks off this week

The much anticipated Miami International Boat Show (MIBS) kicks off this week, after a cancellation in 2021 due to the Coronavirus pandemic. This year's show will begin on Wednesday, Feb. 16 and run through Feb. 20. Historically, MIBS, the Miami Yacht Show and SuperYacht Miami have attracted over 100,000 visitors from approximately 35 countries, while generating an estimated $1.3 billion ...

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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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The future of the show

By Adam Quandt With only a handful of exceptions, the past year has seen one postponement or cancellation after another when it comes to boat shows. However, with an explosion in boating popularity and the world slowly reopening, the recreational marine industry is gearing up to bring boat shows back in full force. But before we look to the future ...

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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 recaps 2020 MIBS, sets dates for 2021

Celebrating 79 years and its fifth year at Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin, the 2020 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show, presented by West Marine, drew 82,171 attendees over its five-day run ending on President’s Day. The Show kicked off with near record crowds on opening day, Feb. 13. Momentum slowed over the weekend with rainy weather, however early reports from ...

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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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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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