All You Need to Know About the 2023 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Happening October 25 - 29, 2023

The Largest Boat Show in the World

Hailed as the world’s largest boat show, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show has welcomed boating and yachting enthusiasts to South Florida for decades. This annual event features some of the most opulent superyachts and exhibits that range from yacht builders and designers to exotic cars to tenders and toys, fishing gear and so much more.


The N&J Signature Experience

The N&J Signature Experience at the 2023 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is a seamless, stress-free opportunity for clients to enjoy the boat show like never before. The first offering of its kind at a yachting or boating event, two locations offer convenience, comfort, luxury and easy access to everything the boat show has to offer, as well as seamless transportation between the venues.

Strategic Partners at the N&J Signature Experience

Northrop & Johnson’s Strategic Partners will be on hand at the show lounge and estate during the N&J Signature Experience, providing a variety of offerings for clients.

Additional Amenities of the N&J Signature Experience

N&J Signature Experience guests will enjoy a variety of exceptional amenities, including:

  • Access to show lounge, yachts and luxury estate, providing a home base to relax
  • Valet at the estate, from which you can utilize car services and tender service
  • Pre-registration allows for easy access to the show lounge, yachts and luxury estate
  • Complimentary gourmet snacks and refreshments served at the show lounge and luxury estate

Northrop & Johnson is proud to be one of the largest in-water exhibitors at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show with an array of exceptional luxury yachts for sale and charter on display. We welcome clients to our luxury stand for meetings, to schedule viewings and more.

Members from all global offices, including our sales brokers, new construction experts, charter managers, retail charter brokers, crew services associates, marketing team and so on will converge on Fort Lauderdale and will be available at our ultra-chic stand/lounge for meetings, consultations, yacht showings and more.

If you are interested in attending the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, please contact your preferred Northrop & Johnson Yacht Broker or Charter Broker.

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show – Location and Access

Where Does FLIBS 2023 Take Place?

Show locations include the Broward County Convention Center, Bahia Mar Yachting Center, Hall Of Fame Marina, Las Olas Marina, Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina, Pier 66 Marina, and Superyacht Village at Pier 66 South.

Where to Dine During the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

The 2023 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show offers a delightful array of diverse dining options to satisfy every palate. From fresh seafood to international cuisines, visitors can indulge in a gastronomic adventure like no other. Alongside the traditional Floridian seafood fare, attendees can savor gourmet offerings from around the world, including Italian, Mexican, and Asian fusion delights. Whether you’re in the mood for casual bites by the water or upscale dining with a view, the show’s dining options cater to all tastes, making it an unforgettable culinary journey amidst the spectacle of luxury yachts and maritime splendor.

Where to Stay During FLIBS 2023

During boat show season, the key to a memorable experience lies in the details. From dining options and activities to accommodations, we have all your needs covered. Whether you seek a contemporary evening in the city or a lavish, opulent suite, our recommendations are at your service to help you find the ideal Fort Lauderdale hotel stay.

Best Shopping Experiences at the 2023 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Fort Lauderdale presents a plethora of distinctive retail opportunities, ranging from upscale jewelers and chic boutiques to exquisite art galleries and local hidden treasures. Northrop & Johnson has curated a selection of our top recommendations for indulging in some retail therapy during the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.

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Know before you go

Your Yacht Concierge

Let us guide you through your yacht-buying, selling or chartering process. We are a full-service brokerage firm filled with industry professionals who have extensive knowledge in all facets of the yachting industry.

Your Events Powerhouse

We are regularly in attendance at the world’s most luxurious and exclusive yachting events across the world. Our global visibility ensures we are at the forefront of the latest and greatest luxury events, be it the prestigious Cannes Film Festival or the high-octane Monaco Grand Prix.

Best in Show

High-traffic boat shows from Fort Lauderdale to Monaco are the prime opportunity to display your yacht for prospective buyers or charterers. Set in one convenient location, having your yacht on display offers premium visibility of your most prized asset.