Superyachts Draw Global Buyers to World’s Largest In-Water Boat Show

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The 56th annual Fort
Lauderdale International Boat Show
(FLIBS) takes place in the
“Yachting Capital of the World” from Nov. 5 to 9, drawing thousands of
boating enthusiasts and marine businesses from around the world.
Featuring $4 billion worth of superyachts, boats of all kinds and
cutting-edge technology and products across more than three million
square feet of exhibit space, the show’s exhibits include “yacht toys”
such as personal submarines, water jet packs, helicopters and an
impressive display of exotic automobiles. The largest in-water boat show
in the world draws more than 1,000 exhibitors from more than 30
countries each year and an international crowd of about 100,000 people.

In addition to being the event where yacht buyers and sellers converge
each year to see what’s new, the show also delivers plenty of fun
including crowd-packed floating cocktail lounges, live music, fishing
and boating seminars for adults and children of all ages and live
paddleboard, kayak, hovercraft and freedive demonstrations.

The show’s seven locations are connected by a convenient land and water
transportation network offering parking and transportation options to
get show-goers to seven locations including the Bahia Mar Yachting
Center, Hall of Fame Marina, Las Olas Municipal Marina, Hilton Fort
Lauderdale Marina, Sails Marina, Pier 66 Marina and the Greater Fort
Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center.

The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show® is owned and
presented by the Marine Industries Association of South Florida, managed
and produced by Show Management and sponsored by Audi, Bank of America,, Budweiser, DASSAULT FALCON, G-Marine, GEICO,
Gosling’s Rum, Palm Harbor Marina, QuintEvents, Smallwoods, Sun
Sentinel, Yachtwear, Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA),
and ULYSSE NARDIN. Like the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show on
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