Miami Yacht Show and MIBS to offers joint tickets

Publish date:

Organizers of the Miami Yacht Show unveiled a new transportation plan for the show slated for Feb. 15-19 along Collins Avenue and the Indian Creek Waterway from 41st St. to 54th St.

The show will offer multiple parking options and shuttles, plus transportation to and from the Progressive Miami International Boat Show on Virginia Key.

The separately owned and operated shows — one on Miami Beach and the other on Virginia Key — run concurrently each year during President’s Day weekend.

Attendees that plan to visit both events can obtain a ticket that works for both shows online for $50 for the first time this year.

Bus transportation from the Miami Yacht Show on Collins Avenue to and from the Miami International Boat Show on Virginia Key runs daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

"This is one of the most well-known boat show weekends in the world, with many things to see and do for yachting and boating enthusiasts," said Informa marketing vice president Mary Bender in a statement. Informa produces and co-owns the Miami Yacht Show. “The joint ticket is one of this year's many enhancements designed to deliver the ultimate in enjoyment and convenience for our guests."

The Miami Yacht Show will also offer shuttle bus transportation, VIP transportation, valet parking, and access to taxis, Uber and Lyft.

A free water taxi will also be available. More transportation details and daily parking rates can be found here.


NMMA Confirms Industry Growth

NMMA president Frank Hugelmeyer said the boating business grew 12 percent last year during yesterday’s virtual State of the Boating Industry address.

Newport Show Dates Announced

Organizers are planning for an in-person Golden Anniversary edition of the show Sept. 16-19.

Quick Hits: March 5, 2021

The National Association of Manufacturers names Brunswick Corp. CFO Ryan Gwillim to its Board of Directors.

Caught Red-Handed

Two commercial fishermen were jailed for possessing an illegal haul that included 100 undersized lobster tails, which is a felony. Also, fisheries management gets new funding.

Bennington Expands Operations

The pontoon builder plans to add jobs at its new facility in Elkhart County, Ind., and increase manufacturing output.

KVH Industries Names CFO

Longtime telecom financial executive Roger A. Kuebel assumes the position that COO Brent Bruun had held in an interim capacity.