Monday, October 15, 2007
The Miami International Boat Show & Strictly Sail is gearing up for an exciting 67th run, February 14-18, 2008
To obtain information about the World’s Greatest Boat Show visit http://www.miamiboatshow.com/
We invite you to check back to the site regularly as we continue to update it with information, including new product introductions from the more than 2,200 exhibitors showcasing the latest and greatest in boats, engines and accessories for the 2008 season.
The Miami International Boat Show & Strictly Sail is one of the world's largest consumer marine exhibitions. The five-day event brings together the latest powerboats, engines, sailboats, electronics and marine accessories from more than 2,200 exhibitors.
Thursday, Feb. 14, through Monday, Feb. 18, 2008
Thursday, Feb. 14 (Premier Thursday),
10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 15-Sunday, Feb. 17
10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Monday, Feb. 18
10 a.m.-6 p.m.
In-water displays of powerboats at the Sea Isle Marina & Yachting Center and sailboats and sailing accessories at Miamarina at Bayside
10 a.m. through 6 p.m. daily
Miami Beach Convention Center
1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami
Sea Isle Marina & Yachting Center
1633 North Bayshore Drive, Miami
Strictly Sail Miami
Miamarina at Bayside Marketplace
401 Biscayne Blvd., Miami
MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Oct.15, 2007 – The Miami International Boat Show will return for its 67th run, Feb. 14-18, 2008, at the Miami Beach Convention Center, the Sea Isle Marina & Yachting Center and Miamarina at Bayside.
The World's Greatest Boat Show brings together more than 2,200 exhibitors showcasing the latest powerboats, sail boats, engines and marine electronics and accessories for the 2008 boating season. Interactive seminars and demonstrations will help visitors learn about the boating lifestyle and enhance time spent out on the water.
"The Miami show is the premier event for boat-industry manufacturers and dealers to introduce new products and kick-start sales for the upcoming season," said Cathy Rick-Joule, vice president of southern shows with the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), which produces the Miami show. "Consumers from across the United States and as far away as Japan travel to Miami for this annual gathering of boating enthusiasts, where the best buys of the season can be found."
Kevin Murphy, show manager for Strictly Sail Miami, added, “Not only does the Miami show provide a boost to the boating industry, it also marks the busiest weekend in South Florida and brings to the area an economic impact of $817.8 million in gross sales and wages.”
Highlights of the 2008 Miami International Boat Show include..