NMMA makes strategic changes to its boat show roster

March 7th, 2016

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) issued a press release last week, itemizing “strategic changes to its boat show roster.” The release said that NMMA has reached an agreement to transfer ownership of the Los Angeles Boat Show and the San Diego International Boat Show to Duncan McIntosh Co. Inc., effective immediately. The 2016 Los […]

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San Francisco Boat Show cancelled

January 26th, 2016

The Progressive Insurance San Francisco Boat Show announced this week that the 2016 show has been cancelled. The event was initially postponed to April because of anticipated El Niño weather. Dave Geoffroy, director of the San Francisco Boat Show, said the logistics of moving the show presented more challenges for exhibitors than anticipated. Organizers said […]

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County issues permit for Miami Boat Show

January 12th, 2016

The annual Miami International Boat Show has received a Class 1 Special Events Permit from the Miami-Dade County Board and its Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources (RER). The 13-member board approved the environmental permit on an 8-1 vote, three days after approval from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Both permits focus on […]

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Miami boat show plans prompt lawsuit

April 9th, 2015

City leaders in Key Biscayne, Fla., are suing the city of Miami over plans for the Miami International Boat Show. The Key Biscayne Village Council voted to sue the city over the $16 million plan to rehabilitate the area around the Miami Marine Stadium to host the show in 2016, according to the Miami Herald. […]

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City’s OK secures Miami Boat Show

March 1st, 2015

The City of Miami Commission has approved the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) to produce the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show at Miami Marine Stadium Park. “In 2016, the Miami International Boat Show will mark 75 years in Miami,” noted NMMA President Thom Dammrich, “and I’m not sure there’s a better way to commemorate […]

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