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THE WORLD-RENOWNED FORT LAUDERDALE INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW CELEBRATES ITS 60th ANNIVERSARY

Aug 5, 2019

Largest In-Water Boat Show in the World Expands, Debuts Superyacht Village & Marina

WHAT: The 2019 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), the largest in-water boat show on the seven seas produced by Informa Markets, is celebrating its 60thannual premier exhibition of yachts, boats, marine products, and accessories. Located in the “Yachting Capital of the World” and recognized as the pinnacle of all nautical exhibitions, this year’s show will feature over 1,500 boats on display and 1,200 exhibitors spanning over three million square feet of exhibition space and six miles of floating docks. More than 110,000 visitors from around the world are expected to attend. 
 
As part of the show’s 60th anniversary, the new Superyacht Village will be unveiled, expanding the show to seven locations and providing a notable display of some of the world’s most spectacular superyachts and exhibits. Located at Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina’s new “Pier South” property, the 3.5 acre site includes a new dedicated marina as well as an on-land exhibition space. The Superyacht Village will feature show-stopping vessels up to 400 feet as well as exhibits by renowned shipyards and yacht toys, including helicopters, personal submarines, and exotic and collectible automotive, and other luxury items to showcase the superyacht lifestyle.
 
Additionally, the Windward VIP Club has moved to a new in-water location anchored in the heart of the show on the main dock at Bahia Mar. Presented by Delta Private Jets, the Official Private Jet Carrier of FLIBS, in partnership with Ulysse Nardin, the Official Timekeeper of FLIBS, the new in-water VIP experience will feature an arched tent with outdoor terraces for shore and water views as well as a luxury premium open bar and gourmet food offerings, and a cigar lounge presented by Delta Private Jets, providing a unique setting to enjoy the excitement of this international boating spectacular. 
 

  • A one-day general admissions ticket is available for $34 and is valid for any one show day from Thursday – Sunday, Oct. 31 – Nov. 3.
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  • A two-day general admissions ticket is available for $59 and is valid for any two days of the show from Thursday – Sunday, Oct. 31 – Nov. 3.
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  • Prime Time Preview tickets grant guests early access to the show and are available for $53 and valid for any one show day from Wednesday – Sunday, Oct. 30 – Nov. 3. 
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  • Tickets for children (ages 6-15) are available for $15 and valid for any one day of the show.
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  •  Windward VIP Experience (new in-water location): For a more enhanced boat show experience, guests can purchase tickets to the Windward VIP Club. Each ticket is available for $300 and includes show entry, access to the Windward VIP Club, food and premium beverages, as well as a Water Taxi. Each VIP package is valid for one person and is good for one show day from Wednesday – Sunday, Oct. 30 – Nov. 3.
  • For additional information on other ticket and hospitality packages and parking details, please visit the website: https://www.flibs.com/en/home.html

 
WHO:  The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is owned by the Marine Industries Association of South Florida and produced by Informa Markets.
 
WHEN: Wednesday – Sunday, Oct. 30 – Nov. 3, 2019
Wednesday: 12:00pm to 7pm
Thursday – Saturday: 10am to 7pm  
Sunday: 10am to 6pm
 
WHERE:  Main Location - Bahia Mar Yachting Center
801 Seabreeze Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
 
Superyacht Village
Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina’s “Pier South” property, adjacent to the southeast corner of the 17th Street Causeway Bridge
 
Pier 66 Marina
2301 SE 17 Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
 
Windward VIP Club (Main Dock at Bahia Mar)
Bahia Mar Yachting Center
801 Seabreeze Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
 
CONTACT:    Kreps DeMaria PR + Marketing / informamedia@krepspr.com
                      Cindi Perantoni / 305.66.3543 / cperantoni@krepspr.com
                      Laura Acker / 305.663.3543 / lacker@krespr.com
 
About The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show
Owned by the Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) and produced by Informa Markets, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) is recognized as the largest in-water boat show in the world. Celebrating its 60th anniversary, FLIBS spans more than three million square-feet of exhibit space across seven waterfront locations that are connected by an intricate network of water and ground transportation services. The five-day show attracts approximately 110,000 attendees and 1,200 exhibitors representing 52 countries with more than 1,500 boats on display each November. For more information, visit FLIBS.com.

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