Miami International Boat Show
Date(s) - Feb 15, 2018 - Feb 19, 2018
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin
2018 marks the show’s third year at Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin.
Strictly Sail Miami has moved from its long-time location at Miamarina at Bayside to join the rest of the show at Miami Marine Stadium and Park. Now, the show will feature 660 boats in its deep-water basin, bringing the total boat count for the 2018 show to 1,400 new boats available for purchase. Also includes an exhibit tent.
A 2017 study by Thomas J. Murray & Associates, in conjunction with the University of Florida, showed that the Miami Boat Show has an annual economic impact of $854.2 million, a 40% increase of $257.2 million since the last study was conducted in 2013.
Additional insights from the 2017 economic impact study include:
- Labor income for the approximately 6,000 full time jobs totaled $289.6 million
- As a result of the show, the state of Florida was paid approximately $56.9 million in sales and excise taxes
- Out of town visitors to the show and exhibitors spend around $53 million in the local area on hotels, restaurants, retail shops, entertainment and transportation
- Florida exhibitors alone, sell approximately $350 million in marine products at the show each year
For more information, visit www.miamiboatshow.com.