For the first time, six life jacket loaner stands with 400 life jackets will be available to individuals and families attending the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show Feb. 16-20 on Virginia Key at Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin.
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.
Australian builder Riviera Yachts will debut two boats at the Progressive Miami International Boat Show — the 4800 Sport Yacht and the 575 SUV.
Marine industry marketing professionals have until Jan. 11 to submit their work for the 2016 Neptune Awards, which recognize excellence in the marine marketing field.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association is anticipating a 40 percent increase in the size of the on-water display at the Progressive Miami International Boat Show, set for Feb. 16-20 on Key Biscayne — the second year at the show’s new location.
For the first time, the National Marine Manufacturers Association secured a music license with the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers for its Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show, allowing exhibitors to play music in their booths.
The Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show launched a hotel marketing campaign targeting attendees and rooms are expected to book fast.
The Progressive Miami International Boat Show won a key battle in its long-running legal dispute with Key Biscayne on Wednesday when Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal upheld a state environmental permit allowing the construction of a massive temporary marina at Virginia Key.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association said it rebranded its All-Industry Breakfast during the Progressive Miami International Boat Show to the Innovation Breakfast.
The Miami International Boat Show is releasing more details to upgrades planned for 2017, including a new yacht and “VIP experience,” an expanded in-water section, and beefed up transportation.
The Progressive Miami International Boat Show is buying additional docks to expand its in-water presence in 2017, as well as beefing up public transportation to and from the show site in an effort to ease long lines. The event is scheduled for Feb. 16-20 at the Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin.