Panama boat show announces features

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Show Management, the world's leading boat show company, today announced the addition of several signature attractions for the inaugural Panama International Boat Show, which will take place June 20-22 at Flamenco Marina on Flamenco Island in Panama.

• In addition to the display of boats in the water and on land, marine accessories and services, attendees will enjoy an impressive car display with a large selection of the latest models from Mercedes-Benz, Dodge and Jeep.

• On June 21 and 22, at 4 p.m., Show Management and designer Marcel Kaminstein will present the IfULoveMe Fashion Show, featuring the latest yachting jewelry and swimwear fashion trends.

• Panama Fishing Magazine will host a virtual fishing tournament on all show days; show visitors will be able to virtually "fish" for a chance to win daily prizes. There also will be fishing seminars by the Navegante TV fishing team.

"We like to make each show we produce a place where everyone can have a great time and enjoy the boating lifestyle," Show Management CEO Efrem "Skip" Zimbalist III said in a statement. "All these different attractions are designed to encourage participation in boating and fishing."

Show Management also produces the world-famous Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, the Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach, the Palm Beach International Boat Show, the St. Petersburg Power & Sailboat Show and the Suncoast Boat Show in Sarasota.

Show Management and Soundings Trade Only are owned by Active Interest Media.

Conveniently located near downtown Panama City, Flamenco Marina is a flourishing tourist attraction with a wide range of marina amenities, including nine onsite restaurants, 238 slips protected by two breakwaters, a dry-stack facility, 24-hour security, marine firefighters on site, a fuel dock with low sulfur diesel and non-ethanol gasoline, disposal of foreign garbage, Wi-Fi, transportation assistance, fishing and private trip charter services, bilingual staff, and onsite government offices. A new section of the marina has been earmarked for the boat show.

The show is presented by Mercedes-Benz and sponsored by Visit Panama, Flamenco Marina, Fuerte Amador Resort & Marina, Panama Fishing Magazine, MedCom, Navegante TV, Cable Onda, BoatShowHotels.com, Grupo Evenfer and the Active Interest Media Marine Group.

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