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Press Event Schedule for the 2018 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show

2/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

Press Event Schedule for the 2018 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show

Thursday, February 15

 

 

TIME

 

COMPANY/EVENT

 

LOCATION

 

TOPIC

 

7:30-9:30a.m.

 

Boating Writers International & Marine Marketers of America

Peroni Lounge, Pier 4

Includes Writing Contest and Newsmaker Presentations; media and the industry are welcome at the event

 

10:00a.m.

 

Cigarette Racing Team

Slips 228-238

The reveal of the latest collaboration between Mercedes-AMG and the Cigarette Racing Team – Hot and Cool: Formula 1 feeling on the water with the Cigarette Racing 515 Project ONE inspired by Mercedes-AMG

 

10:15a.m.

 

Mercury Marine

Booth F113

Mercury president John Pfeifer to talk about the newest engines and technology from Mercury Marine

 

10:30a.m.

 

Grady White

Slip 425

Introducing a dimension in luxury sportfishing, the all-new 45 ft. flagship Canyon 456

 

11:00a.m.

 

Honda Marine

Booth F275

Introduction of refreshed, large outboard motors and business update; in-water testing displays on the docks

 

Noon

 

World Cat

Booth B229

World debut of new dual console catamaran model – the 280DC-X

 

1:00p.m.

 

YANMAR

Booth E123

Launch of new products for 2018 including the new 3JH40 – the world’s smallest common rail inboard marine diesel engine

 

2:00p.m.

 

Hurricane Deck Boats

Booth A215

New deck boat line for model year 2018

 

3:00p.m.

 

Chris-Craft

Slips 400-409

Launch 28 GT World Premier

 

5:00p.m.

 

Boston Whaler

Slip 612

World premiere of three new models: the 380 Realm, the latest addition to the new Realm family and a superior entertaining and adventuring platform; and the 190 Montauk and 210 Montauk, giving these popular classics a cutting-edge makeover

 

 
6:00-9:00p.m.

 

Torqeedo

Villa Valentino

1855 S. Bayshore Drive

Coconut Grove (just over the causeway from the show)

2nd Annual Torqeedo Press Reception

Free valet parking available

RSVP: Jim Rhodes – jrhodes@rhodescomm.com

 

 

Press Event Schedule for the 2018 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show

Friday, February 16

 

 

 

 

 

TIME

 

COMPANY

 

LOCATION

 

TOPIC

7:30-9:30a.m.

 

NMMA – Innovation Breakfast

Center Courtyard,

Miami Marine Stadium

Features a host of industry awards’ presentations including the Innovation Awards, and special guest speaker from the U.S. Department of the Interior.  

10:00a.m.

 

U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)

Whiskey Joe’s*

3301 Rickenbacker Causeway, Key Biscayne, FL 33149

 

*transportation provided from Innovation Breakfast to Whiskey Joe’s – part of boat campus

The BEA will address why and how for the first time outdoor recreation is being recognized by the federal government as part of GDP; and share never-released data that measures the economic significance of outdoor recreation, including boating and fishing. RSVP to Sarah Salvatori, ssalvatori@nmma.org

10:15a.m.

 

Seven Marine

F302

Seven Marine will unveil its new industry-leading innovations in luxury big outboards

11:00a.m.

 

Zodiac Nautic

Booth 240A

The CEO will be on site to reveal the "Keep Exploring" concept. Free gift bags to first 100 guests.  Food and drink will be provided.

12:00p.m.

 

Boating Magazine:

 

Boat of the Year

 

Trophy Presentation

Slips 710-732

Boating Magazine will present the 2017 Boat of the Year trophy to Sea Ray Boats for the SLX 400 model. The Boat of the Year is the most prestigious award in recreational boating, awarded annually by the editors of Boating, the World's Largest Powerboat Magazine. Come see this award-wining boat, meet with Sea Ray staff and editors from Boating.

1:30p.m.

 

Nautic-ON

C813

Debut of Nautic-ON, a new Brunswick brand. Demonstration of the Nautic-ON smart boating platform and how it supports Brunswick’s technology and innovation strategy.

6:00-8:00p.m.

 

Beneteau

TBD

Introduction of the Gran Turismo 50 to the Americas

 
Contact: Sarah Salvatori 312.946.6285

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