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.

Show Management has been producing the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show since 1976, when the company was founded.

New owner says shows will grow

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.

New owners plan continuity with Florida boat shows

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.

Show Management founder set to retire as CEO

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.

Major U.S. boat shows have a new owner

Show Management, the producer of five of Florida’s largest boat shows, was purchased by a London-based company with a strategic plan to expand its Global Exhibitions business in the United States.

MIASF gets approval to establish duty-free zone

The Marine Industries Association of South Florida said Monday that it received approval from the Foreign Trade Zone Board and Fort Lauderdale FTZ No. 241 for a 16-site marine industry subzone.

Consumer confidence is up — and so was attendance, by 5 percent.

A FLIBS driven by innovation

“Bonkers.” That’s how one exhibitor at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show described the pace of sales at this year’s show to Efrem “Skip” Zimbalist III.

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