Boating and fishing journalists received writing contest awards today from Boating Writers International at the Miami International Boat Show.
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.
The Miami International Boat Show and Yachts Miami Beach will open Thursday and continue through Monday at three locations, and both of the separately owned and operated shows will feature several new-boat debuts.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association’s public relations team, the Miami show team, show partners and the city of Miami hosted more than 25 media members at Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin on Wednesday for a Miami International Boat Show preview event to showcase highlights and enhancements for 2017.
Author Jon Gordon will be the featured speaker for the 15th annual Leading With Vision and Values luncheon on Feb. 17 at the Miami International Boat Show.
The Great Boat Makeover Project, sponsored by Taco Marine and featured on Ship Shape TV, involves a complete renovation of a neglected 27-year-old Pursuit 2650.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association pulled off a major endeavor when it moved the Miami International Boat Show from the Miami Beach Convention Center to Virginia Key in 2016, albeit with some growing pains.
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.
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.