South Florida Intercoastal

Upcoming Events

By: MIASF Staff

Date posted: Sep 25, 2019 Wed


Don’t forget that the International Boat Builders’ Exhibition and Conference will be taking place October 1st through 3rd at the Tampa Convention Center. If you go, be on the look-out for Sean Smith, MIASF director of development and host of Salty Jobs videos, who will be presenting at a Super Session about marine industry workforce challenges and solutions on Monday before the show. For more information visit

Maritime Monday

Mark your calendar for October 7th and be sure to join MIASF members and staff for the last Maritime Monday of 2019. We will be hosting this month’s networking event at Pelican’s Landing at Pier Sixty-Six from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., with one free drink for members and their guests, as well as a sampling of tasty treats from the kitchen. After a two-month hiatus, we will be back in January 2020 with more great networking opportunities.

South Florida Business Journal Marine Special Section Release

Now in its fifth year, the Marine Special Section of the South Florida Business Journal will be officially released at a continental breakfast held in the Flagship Room at MIASF headquarters on Friday, October 11th from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Once again, we will have pull-outs of the section on hand for attendees to preview, with in-depth interviews, industry trends, and the annual “Book of Lists” participants. A limited number of free tickets are available to MIASF members. RSVP by clicking here and entering promo code: miasf.

FLIBS Kick-off Party at The W

Fort Lauderdale Magazine will host the Official 2019 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show Kickoff Party at the W Fort Lauderdale (401 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard) on October 24th from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. An invitation will be distributed soon.

The 60th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

ICYMI, the 60th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show will take place from Wednesday, October 30th through Sunday, November 3rd. In early October, members will be mailed two free tickets for lunch onboard the MIASF Hospitality Lounge and two free tickets to FLIBS. Additional lunch tickets are available for purchase in advance at MIASF’s office or during the show onboard the MIASF Hospitality Lounge. For more information, email or call 954-524-2733.

October 30th

Prime Time Preview

12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.


October 31st through November 2nd Daily Hours

10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.


November 3rd   

Daily Hours

10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

MIASF’s ever-popular Exhibitor Party, for FLIBS exhibitors and MIASF members only, will be held on Thursday, October 31st from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. onboard the MIASF Hospitality Lounge at the Bahia Mar Face Dock Purple Zone 13. You won’t want to miss this “groovy” event! Attendees will receive two free drinks and passed hors d’oeuvres, with live entertainment. Free tickets will be distributed at the show, however, donations to support marine industry summer camps are encouraged.

NBC Sports Network will be back for a second year of filming for a one-hour special that will be aired on Sunday, December 15th at 5:00 p.m. Expect to see camera crews and NBC commentators Townsend Bell, Will Christien, and Leigh Diffey as they capture exciting moments of the show, including the ‘Best in Show” award for vessels being debuted and the 2nd Annual Sunset Soiree and Yacht Chef Competition with celebrity judges at the new Super Yacht Village at Pier Sixty-Six.