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Suncoast Boat Show reports strong attendance, more boats

Show organizers of the 35th Annual Suncoast Boat Show, which took place at Marina Jack in downtown Sarasota from April 21 to 23, reported an increase in attendance of 16.5 percent over the 2016 show and the largest exhibit of boats in a decade, with 11 percent growth in the number of boats on display in-water and on land. The ...

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Palm Beach show reports 14 percent attendance gain

The Palm Beach International Boat Show, which ran March 23-26, had the largest display of boats in the show's 32-year history and a 14 percent attendance increase from 2016, show organizers said Tuesday. "Year over year, this show continues to grow in exhibitor participation and guest attendance, which speaks to both the strength of the boating industry and the unique, ...

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Informa acquires Show Management/YPI

Show Management, the producer of five of Florida's largest boat shows, has been purchased by a London-based company with a strategic plan to expand its Global Exhibitions business in the U.S. Informa (LSE: INF.L), which currently delivers 200 industry events annually including the Monaco Yacht Show, is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE ...

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Bennett Auto Supply, MIASF and Show Management raise $50,000 for Sheridan House Ministries

Justin Bennett, general council for Bennett Auto Supply; Brett Keating, VP of Consumer Marketing for Show Management; and Scott Bennett, senior VP for Bennett Auto Supply present a check for $50,000 to Robert Barnes, president of Sheridan House Family Ministries. The $50,000 donation was made on behalf of Bennett Auto Supply, The Marine Industries Association of South Florida, The Fort ...

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New study highlights economic impact of FLIBS

The Marine Industries Association of South Florida and Show Management, the owners and producers of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, respectively, announced the results of an economic impact study conducted by Thomas J. Murray & Associates in conjunction with the University of Florida. The study concluded that the 56th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) contributed $857 million ...

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34th annual Suncoast Boat Show set for April 15-17

The 34th annual Suncoast Boat Show in Sarasota takes place Friday, April 15 to Sunday, April 17 at Marina Jack in downtown Sarasota. Hundreds of exhibitors will showcase a selection of boats ranging from motor yachts and fishing boats to cruisers, runabouts and personal watercraft.  Also on display will be a full range of marine electronics and products as well as paddleboards, canoes, kayaks and ...

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Weekly 5: Invasive species economic impact much worse than thought

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 Monday on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. Study: Invasive species impact much worse than thought The economic cost of invasive species is much higher than previously thought, scientists at the University of Wisconsin say. “Our ...

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Weather impacts Palm Beach boat show attendance

The Palm Beach International Boat Show saw lower attendance over the weekend after a strong start, with organizers blaming poor weather. The four-day show wrapped up Sunday. While show organizers did not release final attendance figures, they said the first two days of the show (Thursday, March 17, and Friday, March 18) saw record crowds. They reported that attendance was ...

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MIASF and Show Management extend deal to produce FLIBS

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) and Show Management have signed a 30-year agreement to produce the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. "Our marine industry has become a prominent job creator, and our region is a marine sales, refit and repair hub," said Phil Purcell, executive director of the MIASF, which owns the Fort Lauderdale ...

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