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World’s Best Boat Show Heats Up Miami

Progressive® Insurance Miami International Boat Show, presented by West Marine, Docks at Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin February 14 - 18, 2019

9/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

MIAMI, FLA. – Sept. 14, 2018 – Come February, Miami becomes the hot spot for hundreds of thousands looking to escape the winter blues, and the place to be for a host of high-profile events, including the Progressive® Insurance Miami International Boat Show, presented by West Marine. As one of the most attended and influential boating events in the world with an economic impact of $854 million, the iconic Miami Boat Show draws more than 100,000 people to the Magic City annually and provides an island oasis to enjoy the boating lifestyle.   

The 2019 Miami Boat Show, cruising into Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin February 14-18, promises an experience for buyers and dreamers alike, showcasing thousands of the newest boats and sailboats – from yachts and catamarans, to offshore fishing boats and family cruisers, plus the latest marine technology, gear and accessories from more than 1,000 exhibitors.

In addition to the thousands of boats and boating products for sale, 2019 Miami Boat Show highlights include plenty of opportunities to get out on the water – from test drives to boating lessons; an exclusive VIP Experience, presented by Porsche, with private access to the show’s VIP lounge; the return of Strictly Sail Miami; and top of the line food and beverage options.

Know Before You Go

Transportation: Getting to the Miami Boat Show has never been easier!

  • Plan your travel to the show by visiting www.MiamiBoatShow.com   
  • New for 2019! Take the new Brightline train from Fort Lauderdale or West Palm Beach.
  • Transportation options for locals and out of town guests include water taxi and shuttle bus service from downtown Miami, the Miami Metrorail and off-island parking.

Where: Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin, 3501 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL 33149

 
Show Hours: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily
 
Admission:
Premier Day (Feb. 14) - $40
Adult (age 13+) - $25
Two-Day Pass - $45
Five-Day Pass - $100
Child (12 & under) – FREE
VIP Experience - $150; $175 on Premier Day (Feb. 14)
Tickets are available here: http://www.miamiboatshow.com/tickets-and-parking (beginning Oct. 29)
 
Accommodations: Visit www.MiamiBoatShow.com/accomodations  to book rooms at the best rates through the boat show’s official housing partner, OnPeak. 
 
Learn More & Stay Connected: www.MiamiBoatShow.comFacebookTwitter and Instagram: #MiamiBoatShow 

Show Office Phone: Local Florida Office – (954) 441-3220 
About the Progressive® Insurance Miami International Boat Show® 
The Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show is produced by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), the world’s largest producer of boat shows and the leading association representing the recreational boating industry. The boat show generates $854 million of economic activity each year and supports full-time employment for approximately 6,000 Floridians NMMA member companies produce more than 80 percent of the boats, engines, trailers, accessories and gear used by boaters and anglers throughout the U.S. and Canada. The association is dedicated to industry growth through programs in public policy advocacy, market statistics and research, product quality assurance and promotion of the boating lifestyle. For more information, visit www.nmma.org

About Progressive
The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies makes it easy to understand, buy and use auto insurance. Progressive offers choices so consumers can reach it whenever, wherever and however it's most convenient—online at progressive.com, by phone at 1-800-PROGRESSIVE, on a mobile device or in-person with a local agent. Progressive provides insurance for personal and commercial autos and trucks, motorcycles, boats, recreational vehicles, and homes. Home insurance is underwritten by select carriers, including American Strategic Insurance Corp. and subsidiaries (ASI), our majority owned subsidiaries.

Progressive is the fourth largest auto insurer in the country; a leading seller of motorcycle and commercial auto insurance; and through ASI, one of the top 20 homeowners carriers. Progressive also offers car insurance online in Australia at http://www.progressiveonline.com.au

Founded in 1937, Progressive continues its long history of offering shopping tools and services that save customers time and money, like Name Your Price®Snapshot®, and Service Centers. The Common Shares of The Progressive Corporation, the Mayfield Village, Ohio-based holding company, trade publicly at NYSE:PGR. 

To learn more about Progressive Boat Insurance, which insures more than one million watercrafts, contact Julie Kolencik at Julie_Kolencik@Progressive.com, (440) 395-2019.
 
Contact: Sarah Salvatori 312.946.6285

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