The 2023 Discover Boating® Miami International Boat Show®’s five-day run over Presidents Day weekend drew more than 100,000 visitors from 35 countries to its six venues, with exhibitors reporting strong sales, leads and attendance, according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association. The show is the largest boat and yacht event in the world.
With the Miami Beach Convention Center serving as the ultimate boater’s destination, visitors experienced impressive exhibitions and met with leading experts in the marine industry. Visitors also had the opportunity to explore show features, including the Progressive Boat Show Experience in Pride Park, Charged! Pavilion, Costa Conservation Village and Nautical Ventures AquaZone. To enhance and aid in consumers’ boat shopping journey, the Miami show’s Boat Finder tool helped visitors to shop before, during and after the show.
As part of the show’s commitment to the protection of Miami-Dade County’s marine wildlife and sustainability efforts, organizers partnered with the Miami Foundation to raise awareness and support efforts to preserve Biscayne Bay. Ticket holders had the chance to make donations to the organization’s Biscayne Bay Recovery Fund, which was created to protect Greater Miami’s 35-mile-long marine ecosystem and economic engine. The boat show raised $10,000 to support this mission.
The 2024 Discover Boating® Miami International Boat Show® will be held Feb. 14–18, 2024.