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MIASF, a nonprofit trade group focused on the growth of marine industries, owns the boat show and works with the global tradeshow producer Informa Markets to put on the show. Fort Lauderdale's show holds the title for the largest in-water boat show in the world.
People attending FLIBS this year can expect masks to be required, electronic tickets for less contact with other people, and wider docks in high traffic areas, to create more space for people to practice social distancing. The show will operate by Informa's 'Allsecure Standards' which include criteria for extra cleaning, and can be read in full below.
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The industry needs it It is that important. It included video walk-throughs and tours of yachts, web-seminars and fishing presentations.
The Monaco Yacht Show, which also bolsters the industry, was forced to postpone until September The show saw more than 1, boats on display from 1, exhibitors representing 52 countries. SinceFLIBS has brought more than just prospective boat buyers to Fort Lauderdale: it has worked to connect those affluent buyers with marine conservation efforts that need funding.
Last year, the hub brought the Ocean Exchange event to Fort Lauderdale for the first time at the boat show. The groups awarded money to companies that are working with carbon waste and developing more efficient batteries that could be used in marine vehicles.
Even though walking through the show will look different this year because of the new safety guidelines, Purcell said putting on the show as planned sends a positive message to the marine industries:. Purcell credits Kelly Skidmore, former Florida House Representative who is currently campaigning for the open seat in District 81 - and who also runs public relations for the MIASF - with coming up with sort of, an unofficial slogan going into this year's show: "It's not too much to m ask.
Despite the economic recession, Skidmore said she thinks more local families will come to the show. Search Query Show Search.
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