It’s almost September and school has restarted, signaling one of the busiest times of the year in the marine industry as manufacturers and organizers start gearing up for what will be the 55th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
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.
Entering its 55th year, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is set to take place from Oct. 30 through Nov. 3, attracting an international audience of thousands of marine enthusiasts.
Entering its 55th year, the Oct. 30-Nov. 3 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is adding a seventh location.
The International Superyacht Society said nominations for its 24th annual awards for design and leadership are under way.
The 2014 Blue Wild Ocean Adventure and Marine Art Expo will take place Feb. 22-23 at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale.
The International Superyacht Society opened nominations for its annual Awards of Distinction.
The Marine Industries Association of South Florida said it appointed Phil Purcell as the new executive director of the largest marine industry association in Florida.
The International SeaKeepers Society hosted 300 guests during its 2013 Founders’ Dinner in Fort Lauderdale.
The first-phase findings of a study to identify “key levers” for translating participation in boating into passionate engagement with the sport and eventually boat ownership have been released to sharpen the focus of efforts to reverse a decline in ownership.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Companies introducing new product at the Fort Lauderdale boat show like to do so with a splash, so the first few days feature a busy schedule of press conferences and media events.