2018 Progressive Miami International Boat Show Statistics

The Miami International Boat Show has far-reaching impacts on the boating industry and local economies.

By The Numbers: 2018 Miami International Boat ShowMiami International Boat Show

The Progressive Miami International Boat Show is where many of the boats that Boating editors run to produce boat tests for you make their debut. In most cases, we have been aboard the boats prior to their public release at, "MIBS" (as the industry refers to the Miami boat show). But even we, with our backstage pass to all that's new and exciting, still get to see some of the latest boats, marine electronics, marine engines and motors and marine accessories for the first time at the Miami show.

How big is it? This infographic gives you an idea. But to really understand why Miami is such a big deal, you have to be there yourself.