FORT LAUDERDALE NEWSSeptember 26, 2023
The FORT LAUDERDALE INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW (FLIBS) is recognized as the largest-in-water boat show in the world. The five-day show from 25th to 29th October will attract over 100,000 attendees and 1,000 exhibitors representing 52 countries with more than 1,300 Boats on display in 2023. Products range from superyachts to sunglasses and everything in between.
This is a unique occasion for VIAC CAPITAL’s team to interact with investors and partners.
The FORT LAUDERDALE INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW has favorable economic impact on the local economy and beyond.
$1.79 billion in economic output throughout the state of florida through show purchases and expenditures in 2022;
$ 709.7 million in estimated sales by florida in 2022;
$ 85,8 million in state and local taxes generated within Florida, with $24.5 million in Broward County alone
100,000+ visitors, with 49% outside Florida
$47.3 million in estimated total expenditures by non-local visitors and exhibitors