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Introduction

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The Marine Industries Association of South Florida is proud to highlight this year’s Silver Level Sponsors for the Third Annual Marine Industry Day! These companies are all great supporters of our industry and of our association, and represent a wide variety of industry segments. MIASF would like to thank these sponsors for their generous support, and encourage everyone to take a minute to explore their profiles to learn more about some of the leaders of our industry!

FB Marine Group

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FB Marine Group offers a variety of marine products and our selection is second to none. FB Marine Group prides itself on having the friendliest and most knowledgeable staff in South Florida. It is our goal to help our customers find the perfect watercraft to fit their lifestyle, along with just the right parts and accessories. If you need help in making your selection, feel free call or stop in—we’re always ready to serve you.

FB Marine Group is family-owned and operated and conveniently located in Pompano Beach and Aventura. FB Marine Group can provide you with the latest and best in marine products to make your outdoor living more enjoyable. We specialize in offering the latest innovations in boating technology. We combine a wide variety of products with a friendly and knowledgeable staff to meet all of your boating needs. Our goal is to make FB Marine Group your one-stop dealership for sales, service, parts, and storage.

We recognize that our customers have a variety of needs when it comes to their boating lifestyles. That is precisely why we are committed to serving each customer with excellence. From the minute you walk through the door, exceeding your expectations is our top priority. Call or stop by; you’ll be glad you did.

Boatyard

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With its prime location in the epicenter of the Yachting Capital of the world, Boatyard is Fort Lauderdale’s premier new waterfront dining destination. Conceptualized and brought to life by The Restaurant People (TRP) as part of a joint venture with Hudson Capital Group (HCG), the reinvented Boatyard offers an upscale, nautical-chic vibe in a sophisticated, laidback atmosphere that embraces the pulse of the city’s yachting culture and where marina views abound.

With an ‘Eat Local, Be Coastal’ philosophy, Boatyard’s eclectic, seafood-centric menu blends the freshest daily catches from local fisherman with the highest-quality raw bar and shellfish selections and premium cuts of meat, all thoughtfully prepared with locally sourced ingredients for patrons to enjoy inside, outside or dockside.

Boatyard’s 80-seat dockside patio lounge provides a prime view of the scenic Intracoastal and the perfect setting to grab a bite or drinks in the company of friends while enjoying an afternoon or evening watching the boats cruise by.

Add to that an open kitchen, expansive raw bar cart, private event space for up to 200, and 120 feet of dockage for patrons who prefer to dock-and-dine, and the ultimate waterside dining experience is complete.

Whether you’re joining us for cocktails or happy hour, a celebratory meal, business lunch or leisurely brunch, our team looks forward to welcoming you. Boatyard is open seven days a week, serving lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. 

Ward’s Marine

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If it has to do with marine electric, it is in our inventory. We are prepared to fill every conceivable order, to meet the needs of our own service department as well as customers around the world. We work with our vendors on educating our sales team in order to offer you the best product to get your job done. Because unlike the average retailer in the marine industry, our concern is not to increase our margin of profit, it is to reduce every margin of error. Customer safety and satisfaction has motivated us for over 60 years, and will continue to do so for the next 60 years as well.

RCI Group

The RCI Group is a fully integrated, multi-dimensional real estate organization nationally recognized for its premier residential and waterfront developments. its projects and operations have been located throughout the Midwest and the Eastern seaboard of the United States. With over four decades of experience, the RCI Group excels in real estate development, property acquisition, asset management, property management, leasing and ownership. Through its diverse operating companies and affiliates, many real estate market segments are served Including residential, office, retail, mixed-use and waterfront marine specialty properties.

Regent Bank

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WE’RE LENDING! Business, home mortgage, commercial, and residential construction.
Regent Bank is a locally owned full-service bank established in 1986. The Bank combines the traditional community-based, personal touch services with the convenience of innovative banking technology and products. Regent Bank has built a team of bankers who understand the full range of relationships, from simple to complex, but never lose sight of the most important relationship – the one with you and your business. “Today’s Banking in Yesterday’s Tradition” is not just a slogan but an approach to serving clients no matter how big or small.
Member FDIC; Equal Housing Lender; NMLS ID:485385

Brightline brought to you by All Aboard Florida

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All Aboard Florida proudly introduces Brightline, an express train service that will provide express, safe, relaxing, intercity travel in one of the most populous and visited regions in the United States. Brightline presents a bright and optimistic view of the future for the millions of residents and tourists who crisscross the state’s highways and skyways annually by offering an important new travel alternative in Florida, the first of its kind in the United States.

Brightline is reinventing what traveling by train can mean in America, making it a forward-leaning solution that is a smarter alternative to more cars on crowded roads. The new service will blend train travel and hospitality, creating a new and innovative travel experience focused on providing customer service that extends well beyond the trains and stations

Brightline will use the existing Florida East Coast Railway corridor between Miami and Cocoa, and is building new track along State Road 528 between Cocoa and Orlando. Once complete, it will serve residents and visitors in this area with a train that is convenient, safe, fast and environmentally friendly.

This train doesn’t just do wonders for transportation. It does a lot for the Florida community. Over the next eight years, it will have a direct, positive impact on Florida’s economy. During construction, it will create nearly 10,000 jobs. It will also require zero funding from taxpayers. And it’s all moving full-speed ahead.

The Miami International Boat Show

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NEW SHOW SITE: The 2017 Progressive® Insurance Miami International Boat Show® has moved from the Miami Beach Convention Center to Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin

WHEN: President’s Day Weekend, February 15-20, 2017

WHERE: 3501 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL 33149—just minutes from downtown Miami on Virginia Key

ADMISSION: Premier Day $35; Adult (age 16+) $20; Two-day pass (Friday–Monday, Februray 12–15) $35 
Five-day pass $85; Children 15 and younger FREE

2017 SHOW OFFICE PHONE: 305.361.2612

GETTING TO THE SHOW HAS NEVER BEEN EASIER.

Located across the Bay from downtown Miami, Virginia Key is easy to get to by land or sea: plentiful parking, shuttles and water taxis service. In addition, all major hotel chains will offer water taxi service to and from the Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin location.

A NEW, DYNAMIC SITE FOR IN-WATER AND LAND EXHIBITS.

  • More than 1,200 boats on land and in the water with 400+ slips.
  • A deep water basin to accommodate large boats
  • Closed and open-air tented exhibit space for marine accessories, electronics, engines, nautical gifts and apparel and services.

ENTERTAINMENTDINING & MORE!

Enjoy your day at the show and experience the boating lifestyle in a whole new way.

  • On-the-water boating workshops, daily seminars, and fun ways to test the waters including paddle sports demos
  • A new menu of dining and food options that cater to every taste, with several restaurants right on site