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Shows are perhaps the premier staging site for selling and buying boats. Builders from across the country and around the world deliver their best and newest boats, electronic equipment, engines and supplies to a prime location so boaters can see, inspect and perhaps make a deal to buy them. Whether the location is a glamorous site such as Miami Beach or a small, local venue, shows are where builders and consumers connect.
FORT LAUDERDALE — The development company that holds the lease on the Bahia Mar Resort and Yachting Center — the main venue of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show — withdrew its application to redevelop the property, with partner Jimmy Tate saying that after recent events the project “is no longer economically viable for us.”
Organizers released the schedule for the 2017 International Marina & Boatyard Conference, which is set for Jan. 25-27 at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center in Florida.
Organizers of the Dec. 5-8 Marine Dealer Conference & Expo added a third keynote address.
The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference will continue to support the next generation of marine industry leaders with its Marine Millennial initiative, a program for young professionals under the age of 35 to connect, learn, share and expand their presence in the industry.
The inaugural MYBA Pop-Up Superyacht Show was held in September last year and Porto Montenegro confirmed the dates for a second show Sept. 2-4.
Nominations are open for the second Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement, organized jointly by IBI and METS Trade in association with Raymarine.
Six months before the Nov. 15-17 METS Trade, the expanded marine expo in Amsterdam said it has seen 97 percent of its exhibition floor booked and sales are on track for the additional hall.
The Marine Dealer Conference & Expo, set for Dec. 5-8 in Orlando, Fla., has named Sam Dantzler of Sam’s Watersports Dock and Garage Composites as its closing keynote speaker.
AkzoNobel’s Interlux paint brand will sponsor the “I Built It Myself” wooden-boat competition at the 25th edition of the WoodenBoat Show, set for June 24-26 at Mystic Seaport in Mystic, Conn.
The Houston Summer Boat Show will take place June 22-26 at the NRG Center.