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  • Belgian Boat Show - 2

    In difficult times, Belgian boating sector shows its can-do

    2020-02-14T14:46:00Z IBI , by Robert Wielaard

    The annual Belgian Boat Show in Ghent is roaring back There are no more boatbuilders in Belgium. Belgian boaters are greying, hurting sales and marinas. But the Belgian sector is making good tracks in undoing the damage of changing market conditions. The annual Belgian Boat ...

  • Coronavirus

    Seven Asian boat shows cancel or review dates

    2020-02-05T10:24:00Z By David Robinson,

    Korea and Hong Kong shows postponed in response to the Coronavirus threat, while other Asian show organisers are closely monitoring the situation

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    Bahamas to host Yacht Charter Show


    Citing the economic benefits of the yachting industry to the islands in general, and the role the yachting community played in hurricane recovery efforts, the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism has announced the first-ever Bahamas Charter Show, to be held 27 February to 1 March. The show will produced by ...

  • SIBS

    Sanctuary Cove and Sydney shows set for strong 2020


    The two biggest boat shows in Australia – the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS) from May 21-24 and the Sydney International Boat Show (SIBS) from July 30 to August 3 – are both reporting positive industry response to the 2020 editions of each show.

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    Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show

    6-10 January 2021, Chicago, IL, USA

  • Sunseeker stand at Dusseldorf

    What does it take to build a boat show stand?


    See the Sunseeker stand at Boot Dusseldorf come together over 15 days. On this year’s stand is the Manhattan 68, which had its world premier at the show, along with the Hawk 38, the Predator 60 EVO, the Manhattan 52, the 74 Sport Yacht, the 76 Yacht, the 86 ...

  • Gold Coast Marina, Hong Kong

    Hong Kong show to be held in April


    The Hong Kong International Boat Show (HKIBS), which is traditionally held in December, was cancelled last year because of protests experienced in the territory.

  • Thailand Yacht Show

    5th Thailand Yacht Show achieves strong results


    The fifth edition of the Thailand Yacht Show was held at Royal Phuket Marina from January 9-12 with a wide range of yachts, marine equipment and lifestyle products on display. Now firmly established as a consumer boat show in Thailand, the event is well-supported by key regional distributors including Asia ...

  • Steelpointe-Harbor

    US show producer to host two new events in 2020


    Showpiece Shows, a US producer of boat shows and other luxury events, has partnered with Steelpointe Harbor in Connecticut to produce two new shows at Bridgeport Harbor Marina in 2020. The newly built venue is expected to appeal to boating enthusiasts and luxury-focused consumers along Long Island Sound and beyond. ...

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    South Coast Boat Show to expand in 2020


    The 2020 South Coast Boat Show, the second edition of the UK event launched last year, is set to be larger with more international brands present. The show is scheduled to be held from May 15-17 at Southampton’s Ocean Village marina.

  • St-Louis

    St Louis Boat & Sportshow

    30 January – 2 February 2020, MO, USA

  • Miami Intl Boat Show_aerial

    Miami International Boat Show

    13 - 17 February 2020, FL, USA

  • New Enland Boat Show

    New England Boat Show

    8-16 February 2020, Massachusettes, USA

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    Nauticampo - Lisbon Boat Show

    12-16 February 2020, Lisbon, Portugal

  • Ottawa's Rideau-Canal-credit-Ottawa-Tourism

    Ottawa Boat Show

    20-23 February 2020, Ontario, Canada 

  • 2020 BSC cover

    IBI’s 2020 International Boat Show Calendar available now


    IBI ’s annual compilation of major boat shows around the world provides attendance figures, location and organiser details – and is available in print, as a digital download or online with live links to the show’s website and organiser

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    LYBRA launches US version of The Superyacht Show


    LYBRA (the Large Yacht Brokers Association), which over the last two years has held a successful Superyacht Show in Barcelona, is expanding to the US with an event to be held in Palm Beach, Florida in late March 2020.

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    Greek government makes maritime tourism a strategic priority


    The Greek Minister of Shipping and Island Policy, Ioannis Plakiotakis, recently inaugurated the 16th Athens Boat Show, which ran from 27 November to 1 December in the former Olympic Fencing Centre in Ellinikon on the Athens Riviera Coast.


    Hamburg Boat Show discontinued

    2019-12-03T16:13:00Z IBI , by Stefan Gerhard

    Organiser blames “economic reasons” for the show’s demise

  • Miami Boat Show

    Miami show organiser seeks long-term deal


    The Virginia Key Advisory Board (VKAB) and the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) met again recently to discuss maximising use of the island that hosts the trade association’s Miami International Boat Show (MIBS) and the Miami Marine Stadium.