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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.
The Miami International Boat Show will cover 600,000 square feet of land at the Marine Stadium Park and Basin with open-air and air-conditioned structures and will use 20 to 25 percent of the basin in 2016 to accommodate more than 700 boats, including large boats, in the area where sea trials will be available.
The Jan. 28-29 Refit International Exhibition & Conference will co-locate with the Jan. 27-29 International Marina and Boatyard Conference next year at the Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale.
Miami city commissioners voted unanimously on Thursday to reject an appeal by the village of Key Biscayne contesting a plan to develop the Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin to host the Miami International Boat Show in 2016.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association is hosting an invitation-only webinar to give exhibitors detailed plans for the 2016 Miami International Boat Show and answer questions about the high-profile show amid political debates over revitalizing the Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin to serve as the show’s new venue.
Organizers of the 25th International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference, set for Sept. 15-17 in Louisville, Ky., said they added exhibit space to meet demand.
The 42nd annual Newport Boat Show will return May 14-17 to Lido Marina Village in Newport Beach, Calif.
Steve McClatchy was named the opening keynote presenter at the 2015 Marine Dealer Conference & Expo in November.
Organizers of the Miami International Boat Show are responding to “misinformation and misinterpretations” regarding the show’s move from the Miami Beach Convention Center to Miami Marine Stadium in 2016 as federal regulators review a permit request to install 268,400 square feet of floating docks for the upcoming show.
Jeanne Hopkins, senior vice president and chief marketing officer at Continuum Managed IT Services and co-author of a No. 1 best-selling mobile marketing book on Amazon.com, “Go Mobile,” will present the keynote address at Sail America’s Industry Conference, which is set for June 22-24 in Newport, R.I.
The Bay Bridge Boat Show, an annual springtime in-water powerboat show that took place April 17-19 in Annapolis, Md., said it saw exhibitor space increase by 13 percent, with more than 270 boats on display, and ticket sales grow 3 percent from 2014.