Informa Exhibitions, which manages and produces the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, said it is making infrastructure improvements to marketing, digital software and lodging to support year-round interactions between consumers and exhibitors.
Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show
The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, held annually in the fall, is the largest in-water boat show in the world. It covers six locations and more than 3 million square feet of space. The boats and other vessels on display include runabouts, sportfishers, high-performance boats, center consoles, cabin and express cruisers, sailing yachts, motoryachts, catamarans, trawlers and extraordinary superyachts.
The Marine Industries Association of South Florida introduced its new board of directors June 3 at its annual dinner.
The Marine Industries Association of South Florida and Informa Exhibitions are planning enhancements to exhibitor and attendee experiences at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, as their agreement allows for as much as 50 years in one of its central locations.
The Marine Industries Association of South Florida will host the fourth annual Marine Industry Day on Saturday at Esplanade Park along the New River in Fort Lauderdale.
The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show will continue to have a home at the Bahia Mar Resort and Marina for the next 30 years, based on an agreement show owners reached this week with the property’s developers.
Show Management, the company that produces five of Florida’s largest boat shows, named Mary Bender as vice president of consumer marketing.
Organizers of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show announced new dates for the 58th annual event — Nov. 1-5, running from Wednesday through Sunday instead of Thursday through Monday.
People should not expect big changes in five of Florida’s largest boat and yacht shows despite the sale of their producer, Show Management, to London-based Informa.
People should not expect big changes to five of Florida’s largest boat and yacht shows organized by Show Management after the company’s sale to London-based Informa, which is among the largest yacht and boat show organizers in the world with the acquisition.
Active Interest Media said company founder Efrem “Skip” Zimbalist III is retiring as CEO of Show Management, although he will continue as non-executive chairman of the board of AIM.