Win a Trip for Two to the "Yachting Capital of the World"

57th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show Announces travel contest

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Organizers of the 57th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) have announced a call for entries for the show’s first ever travel contest, “Bring a Friend to FLIBS,” in partnership with the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitor’s Bureau and Boat Show Hotels, the show’s official travel partner.  The 2016 show takes place November 3-7. 

One lucky winner will be randomly selected to receive domestic airfare for two to Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport, a two-night hotel stay at the B Ocean Resort Fort Lauderdale and four tickets to the boat show. 

The contest runs August 1 to September 21, 2016 and is open to all legal residents of the 50 United States and Washington, D.C., who are 18 years or older, as of July 31, 2016. Contestants must submit their entry through the show’s official Facebook page and registration process at

For the complete contest rules and regulations CLICK HERE

The 57th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show takes place at seven locations including the Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel & Yachting Center, the Hall of Fame Marina, Las Olas Municipal Marina, Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina, Sails Marina, Hyatt Regency Pier 66 Marina and the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center.

The world’s largest in-water boat show, FLIBS attracts an international audience of 100,000, covers seven locations with nearly 1,500 boats displayed across more than 3 million square feet of exhibit space. The show draws approximately 1,000 exhibitors from more than 30 countries that display an amazing array of boats, marine products and accessories, from astonishing super-yachts, fishing boats, runabouts and boats for every budget, to fishing gear, marine art, jewelry and more, all valued at more than $4 billion.

The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show® is owned and presented by the Marine Industries Association of South Florida, managed and produced by Show Management and sponsored by
Audi, Bank of America, Gosling’s, International Gamefish Association (IGFA) and Smallwood’s Yachtwear.

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2016 SCHEDULE:   
Thursday, Nov. 3 (Prime Time Preview): 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 4: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 5: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 6: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 7: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Adults:  $28
Children (ages 6-15): $12
Children (under 6): Free
Prime Time Preview (Thursday, Nov. 5): $45
Two-Day Ticket: $46

Special Offer: $5 Off Tickets Available
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