The National Marine Manufacturers Association announced dates for its Chicago and Miami boat shows. The Chicago Boat, RV and Outdoors Show will be held Jan. 13-17 at McCormick Place. In its 80th year, the largest show in the Midwest will feature hundreds of boats, RVs and specialty booths displaying marine accessories and travel destinations. It…more
Miami International Boat Show
The Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show, held annually in February, is Florida's largest annual event. It takes place at the Miami Beach Convention Center, the New Yacht & Power Boat Show at Sea Isle Marina and Strictly Sail® at Miamarina at Bayside and features more than 3,000 boats and 2,000 exhibitors from all over the globe.
Shake-A-Leg Miami is launching a new initiative called the Ship Shape Project to upgrade its facility and revitalize the fleet of boats in its community sailing program during the next two months. “We are now actively recruiting new volunteers, particularly those with skills in the marine trades, and those who would like to learn those…more
MIAMI BEACH — The 68th annual Miami International Boat Show and Strictly Sail Miami opened this morning, and organizers are optimistic that a buying crowd will turn out and give a needed boost to the industry. “People use this show as a barometer of the industry and a barometer of the consumer,” said Thom Dammrich,…more
Marine Marketers of America will host a professional development/educational panel Feb. 13 during the Miami International Boat Show at the Miami Beach Convention Center. The panel, “Web 2.0 and Beyond,” will present recommendations for Internet marketing and Web design, as well as the latest trends and opportunities in cyberspace. Panelists include Glen Justice of madmariner.com,…more
NMMA is accepting applications through Jan. 21 for the 2009 Miami Innovation Awards program, held in conjunction with the Miami International Boat Show and Strictly Sail Miami Feb. 12-16. The Innovation Awards, organized by the NMMA and judged by Boating Writers International, recognize the industry’s most innovative boats and consumer products. The official entry form…more