The fast-growing fishing trade show draws 15,000 to Orlando — 1,000 more than expected and 2,500 more than last year...more
The show had its most expansive array of large vessels ever, with a spike of 32 percent in the range of 80 to 100 feet...more
Despite some confusion over the NMMA show’s move, the ultra-affluent turned out for Yachts Miami Beach....more
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 development company that holds the lease on the Bahia Mar Resort and Yachting Center — the main venue of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show — has withdrawn its application to redevelop the property, with partner Jimmy Tate saying that after recent events the project “is no longer economically viable for us.”
The Annapolis Boat Shows, a management company that produces four in-water boat shows each year, announced its 2017 spring boat show schedule.
The Progressive Miami International Boat Show is increasing the number of water taxis taking show visitors to and from Virginia Key by more than 47 percent next year in an effort to ease long lines and meet the high demand for water transportation.
Gov. Rick Scott, R-Fla., visited ICAST and joined the National Marine Manufacturers Association in the Marine Accessories Pavilion.
The 56th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, which was held Nov. 5-9 last year, contributed $857 million to the overall economy in the state of Florida.
ORLANDO, Fla. — The International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades is wrapping up today with a record number of attendees — 15,000 — and exhibitors reporting robust sales activity during the high-energy four-day show.
The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference said it will offer thousands of the newest products and innovations over three floors and two sold-out exhibit halls at the Oct. 4-6 show at the Tampa (Fla.) Convention Center.
The Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport (R.I.) International Boat Show, have announced its sponsorship program for this year’s show.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Exhibitors at the new NMMA Marine Accessories Pavilion fielded a consistent flow of business activity on the first day of ICAST as they signed purchase orders, met new customers and networked with potential business partners on Wednesday.
ORLANDO, Fla. — ICAST organizers handed out two dozen Best of Show awards Wednesday night as the world’s largest sportfishing show wrapped up day three of the four-day event at the Orange County Convention Center.