The 35th annual Palm Beach International Boat Show (PBIBS) and Superyacht Show Palm Beach have been postponed until further notice.
“Effectively immediately, the Palm Beach International Boat Show and Superyacht Show Palm Beach have been postponed until further notice. Adhering to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and City of West Palm Beach Mayor Keith James’ recommendation to suspend all mass gatherings over contagion concerns, we fully support the decision as the health and safety of our visitors, community, exhibitors, staff and vendors is our top priority. We are currently working with the City of West Palm Beach to identify a new date. We wish to thank our city officials and the boating community for their ongoing support.”
-Andrew Doole, President, Informa Markets U.S. Boat Shows and George Gentile, President of the Marine Industries Association of Palm Beach County
2020 Wharf Boat & Yacht Show Postponed: New Dates to be Announced Soon
After extensive conversations and consultation, the Wharf Boat & Yacht Show’s Stakeholders Committee has decided to postpone, not cancel, next’s week’s show in Orange Beach, AL. A new date for the rescheduled 2020 Wharf Boat & Yacht Show will be announced soon.
“Collectively, we felt the decision to postpone the show for next week was one that had to be made. I can not stress enough that we are not canceling the 2020 Wharf Boat & Yacht Show, but we are postponing the show to a future date,” said Scott Burt of The Wharf Boat & Yacht Show.
The Wharf Boat & Yacht Show is the premier boat show on the Gulf Coast featuring more than $150M in marine inventory, including 160 in-water yachts and 750 boats on trailers.