Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show in Florida is one of the most trendy events, widely discussed in the yacht industry. The show has reached great success and gained a huge amount of attention in the past couple years from celebrities, boating enthusiasts, millionaires and billionaires, photographers and others involved in the luxury industry. The Fort Lauderdale Boat Show provides a unique experience to its guests, planned by the best event coordinators from various parts of the world.
The FLIBS is owned by the Marine Industries Association of South Florida and is being managed and produced by Show Management since 1976. This year, the 57nd edition of the world’s largest boat show will be held from November 3 to November 7, 2016. The show will feature over $4 billion worth of a wide variety of boats: from jet boats and skiffs to motor yachts and world famous superyachts. Yacht builders and designers, exotics cars and brokerage companies will also be a part of the show exhibits.
Apart from the show’s exhibits, Fort Lauderdale is a well known hotspot in the luxury yacht charter industry. Being a popular tourist destination, the city features stunning high-end properties and hotels, spas, bespoke restaurants and bars. Las Olas Boulevard is an ideal place for some sophisticated shopping, beach activities and beachfront dining. The Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale, the W Hotel and the Harbour Beach Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort & Spa by Marriot are among the top hotels to stay at during the FLIBS. True gourmands will enjoy fine dining at Chef Jean Pierre’s, Cafe Martorano and Market 17 Farm Fresh Restaurant and Bar. There is also a great opportunity to spend the day away from crowds and visit some of the picturesque golf courses.
This November, the main reason for visiting Fort Lauderdale is, indeed, the International Boat Show. A large variety of events will be held during the show, including different seminars, workshops and classes capturing attention of the boat enthusiasts.
Here is a great video from the last year’s event:
The list of luxury superyachts attending the 2016 FLIBS include some famous yachts, such as Galactica Super Nova by Heesen, Solandge and TV by Lurssen, Lady Luck by Bennett, Apogee by Codeca and many others. Find out more on the Must-See Megayachts at the 2016 FLIBS here.
After the 2016 FLIBS numerous luxury yachts will be heading to the most popular charter hotspot this winter – the Caribbean islands.
We will be bringing you news updates from the 2016 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show and in the meantime feel free to explore more in our news section at Charterworld.com.