Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show Announces New Attractions

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), from October 31- November 4, 2013, attracts an international audience of hundreds of thousands of marine enthusiasts, the show covers six locations with more than 3 million square feet of space.  From astonishing superyachts to fishing boats, runabouts and boats for every budget, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show delivers the excitement of boating, for any lifestyle.

This year, the show continues with its strategic plan of exciting new enhancements, solidifying its position as one of the top marine industry.

The show’s hottest new attraction is the superyacht venue, ‘SeaFair’, a 228-foot custom yacht housing an art exhibit, fine jewelry, a restaurant and bar, the AIM Pavilion, and VIP lounges. Located dockside at the Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel and Marina, ‘SeaFair’ is specially designed to provide a club-like environment where guests can meet to relax or conduct business.

Dane Graziano, senior vice president and COO of Show Management commented “We are committed to continuously enhancing the show experience for guests and exhibitors. This year’s new attractions are designed to bring more fun and more choices to all people visiting the show.”

At the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center show location, the new Sailfish Pavilion will engage guests with displays inside and out, including the Miss Geico offshore racing boat, a fishing pond, a new bar and food trucks.  

Other exhibits that are sure to attract lots of attention include a personal submarine, a flying car, and an exotic auto display. The everything marine experience includes world-famous floating cocktail lounges, live musical entertainment, and an exciting schedule of fishing and boating seminars and workshops for adults and children of all ages.

Making for easier navigation and an enhanced show experience, fans will again enjoy themed areas including the Performance Village, the Sportfish Village, CruiserPort, the Superyacht Builders Association (SYBAss) Pavilion, the Yacht Builders Tent, and the show’s KidZone, located at the Broward County Convention Center. 

All attractions and show locations can be easily located through MyBoatShow, the show’s free smartphone app, designed to help navigate the show’s docks, land areas and tents.

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