Whether or not you are already in Palm Seaside otherwise you’re prepared to go down from the Hamptons, the Fort Lauderdale Worldwide Boat Present is a superb purpose to go south ASAP!
Acknowledged as the most important in-water boat present on this planet, with sun shades to superyachts and the whole lot in between, the Fort Lauderdale Worldwide Boat Present (FLIBS) returns to South Florida for its 63rd 12 months subsequent week, October 26–30.
The present will happen on 90 acres and three million sq. ft of exhibit house throughout seven areas — together with the Broward County Conference Heart (BCCC) and the Bahia Mar Yachting Heart. It showcases extra US and world debuts than any boat present within the nation.
It is no marvel that final 12 months, the five-day 2021 occasion attracted greater than 100,000 attendees and 1,000 exhibitors representing 52 international locations with greater than 1,300 boats on show.
“We’re thrilled to kick off one other implausible occasion in Fort Lauderdale for our 63rd 12 months,” stated Andrew Doole, President of US Boat Reveals with Informa Markets, which produces the Fort Lauderdale Worldwide Boat Present.
“Final 12 months’s boat present was an absolute blockbuster occasion, producing over $1 billion in financial output for the state of Florida and attracting over 100,000 attendees. 12 months after 12 months, FLIBS has raised the bar for the marine trade, and we can’t wait to welcome again our unimaginable neighborhood to the 2022 Fort Lauderdale Worldwide Boat Present.”
With demand for boating at an all-time excessive, FLIBS attendees will take pleasure in an up-close have a look at this 12 months’s hotly anticipated debuts by main boat producers from world wide, equivalent to Axopar Boats, Northstar Boats, MJM Yachts, LEKKER Boats, Islamorada Boatworks, Schaefer Yachts, Invincible Boats, and extra.
Company can even have entry to new and thrilling superyacht displays, youngsters’ fishing clinics and family-friendly actions, instructional marine seminars, and the Windward VIP Membership for gourmand meals and five-star views of the occasion.
“The marine trade has continued to expertise unparalleled progress up to now 2 years, and we stay dedicated to offering the perfect present expertise that caters to a variety of audiences throughout the boating and yachting sector,” stated Phil Purcell, CEO/President of the Marine Industries Affiliation of South Florida, which owns the Fort Lauderdale Worldwide Boat Present.
Fort Lauderdale Worldwide Boat Present Points of interest
Among the many thrilling parts to be featured in 2022’s huge present, attendees can expertise quite a lot of points of interest, together with:
HAS Superyacht Village with spectacular superyachts and displays to South Florida together with famend shipyards, private submarines, and unique collectible automotive gadgets.
Tea Windward VIP Membership, which presents an expensive oasis providing an unique retreat for guests to take pleasure in entry to gourmand meals choices and premium open bar tastings by Ketel One Botanical, Tanqueray, and Crown Royal. VIP ticket holders have entry to the present one hour early by means of the Bahia Mar South Entrance and can obtain a one-of-a-kind present bag sponsored by Douglas Elliman.
HAS Culinary Expertise will provide greater than 100 meals concessions and satellite tv for pc bars all through the present. Should-see foodie points of interest embrace Goslings’ Darkish ‘N Stormy Island Bar, the Anheuser-Busch Island Barge + Beer Backyard, and the Palm Harbor Marina Cocktail Barge. Present attendees can even have entry to complimentary wine tastings led by Whitehaven, the Official White Wine Associate for the Fort Lauderdale Worldwide Boat Present.
The AquaZone by Nautical Ventures, situated within the Broward County Conference Heart, is an thrilling and interesting reside motion exhibition uniquely designed to present an upfront and private expertise to the newest in-water sports activities and marine merchandise. The AquaZones’s 40,000-gallon freshwater pool will host in-water demos, contests, and prizes.
HAS Marine and Electronics Tent options the newest in all boating and marine merchandise; West Marine, FLIBS Official Marine Equipment and Electronics Supplier, shall be on-site to supply guests with all the ideas wanted to take pleasure in water-based actions.
Complimentary Academic Seminars shall be supplied to all present attendees within the Broward County Conference Heart. Main trade professionals equivalent to Sheri Day and Manny Puig from The Blue Wild, Betty Bauman from Girls Let’s Go Fishing, the FWC Officers, and extra will current talks on quite a lot of matters from Conservation and Sustainability to Fishing Strategies and Finest Practices on the Water .
Lastly, a Children’ Nook will hold younger ones entertained with fishing clinics with Captain Don Dingman, face portray and marine arts and crafts with The Blue Wild—all on the Broward County Conference Heart.
Go to flibs.com to buy tickets and study extra about what’s occurring on the 63rd annual Fort Lauderdale Worldwide Boat Present.