Governor Ron DeSantis’ executive order issuing a Stay-At-Home directive
through April 30, the Palm Beach International Boat Show has been
postponed until further notice. Our primary concern continues to be the
safety and well-being of our staff, exhibitors, partners, and attendees.
We are closely monitoring the latest developments regarding the
Coronavirus (COVID-19) and how it might further impact our show. As a
trusted partner, we appreciate your investment with us and need to plan
the show’s 35-year history we have never dealt with a situation such as
this. The show date and status - as a result, unfortunately remain
fluid under the circumstances. We continue to assess the situation and
will provide a detailed update on the show’s status by April 17. We
thank you for your support and patience as we continue to power through
these uncharted waters.
that said, it's everyone's business to have a healthy economy. The
marine industry is an important staple of the Florida economy,
accountable for over $23.3 billion. The Palm Beach International Boat
Show has a total statewide economic impact of $682.7 million and
supports 4,394 full-time Florida jobs. We are all eager to get back on
board and help to continue contributing as a major statewide economic
all of us at Informa’s U.S. Boat Shows and the Marine Industries
Association of Palm Beach County, Inc. we look forward to continuing to
work with you as our partners, customers and industry colleagues.
President, Informa U.S. Boat Shows, Informa Markets
President, Marine Industries Association of Palm Beach County, Inc.