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Nearly 100,000 attended five-day boat show

Written by on March 5, 2018

The five-day 2018 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show over Presidents Day Weekend had 1,100 exhibitors and 1,400 boats on display on land and in water, according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association. The show attracted 97,391 attendees from an estimated 35 nations, boosting local tourism, the association said.

More than $3 billion in products were on display, and exhibitors reported strong sales on everything from fishing equipment and sailing gear to new yachts.

“We are proud to host the greatest boat show in the world right here in Miami, delivering an estimated $854 million into Florida’s economy,” said Larry Berryman, show manager.

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