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MIBS Attendance Numbers Released

The show was staged across five venues, including the renovated Miami Beach Convention Center. Adobe Stock photo

The show was staged across five venues, including the renovated Miami Beach Convention Center. Adobe Stock photo

The National Marine Manufacturers Association this morning announced that the Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show drew more than 100,000 visitors during its five-day run in Miami Beach and downtown Miami. The show for the first time was combined with Informa Markets’ Miami Yacht Show And Superyacht Miami.

“The reimagined, rebranded Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show was a resounding success and couldn’t have come at a better time,” NMMA president Frank Hugelmeyer said in a statement. “We are grateful for our partners and look forward to building off of the 2022 event to continue to deliver the best of boating to hundreds of thousands of boating enthusiasts from around the globe for years to come.”

The 2020 show, which was held at Marine Stadium Marina on Virginia Key, attracted 82,171 attendees, according to NMMA. The organization reported that the 2019 show drew 91,518 visitors. The 2021 show was cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Soundings Trade Only will include Miami post-show coverage in the April print issue.

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