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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$14 million-plus in grants to boost recreational boating

April 14th, 2015

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says more than $12.2 million in competitive grants will be awarded to 10 states for projects to support recreational boating through the service’s Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) program. The service will also release another nearly $2 million in grants to 21 states willing to match a smaller program within […]

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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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