The Marine Industry Association of Central Florida (MIACF) presents the Daytona Boat Show for a three-day event January 12-14, 2024 at the Daytona International Speedway. The highly anticipated show features 15 of Central Florida’s top boat dealers representing more than 70 manufacturers with approximately 300 boats on display.

Daytona Boat ShowThe Daytona Boat Show features a wide variety of boats including bowriders, center consoles, deck boats, flats boats, freshwater fishing boats, jet boats, pontoon boats, and surf boats to fit any lifestyle and occasion. Extra incentives are available only during the show from dealers and manufacturers such as extended warranties, service packages, waived dockage, enhanced electronics, and accessory packages.

Tickets on Sale Now
Tickets are $5 per carload and are good any one day of the show. Admission is inclusive for all persons in the car, parking, and sales tax. Tickets may be purchased online at or at the event.

Live Entertainment
NEW themed, streetmosphere throughout the show includes the Longshoreman comedic street performers, a pirate magician, and a mermaid on stilts (performance times vary).

“The Daytona Boat Show is designed for new and avid boaters to explore the latest in boat models and accessories and to learn industry and product information from leading boat manufacturers. As Central Florida’s premier boat show, guests will meet other boating enthusiasts and embrace the many benefits of the boating lifestyle,” said Cathy Case, executive director of MIACF.

Fast Facts

  • WHO: Marine Industry Association of Central Florida
  • WHAT: Daytona Boat Show
  • WHEN: Fri., Jan. 12 – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sat., Jan. 13 – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sun., Jan. 14 – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • WHERE: Daytona International Speedway – Turn One Plaza
    1801 W. International Speedway Blvd. Daytona Beach, FL 32114
  • TICKETS: Tickets are on sale now for $5 per carload, per day. Tickets may be purchased online at

National Marine Manufacturers Association
The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), 2023 study reveals recreational boating saw a 36% increase in annual economic activity from 2018’s $170 billion to $230 billion in 2023 and a 14% jump in recreational marine industry-related jobs from 691,000 in 2018 to 812,000 in 2023.

Recent research has shown that people experience emotional, behavioral, and psychological benefits being near, in, on, or underwater, and while participating in activities like boating. The effect of boating on our lives, and its fundamental connection to our planet’s waters, are well documented from an economic, ecological, and educational perspective. 1

States leading the nation with the highest economic activity and job growth from recreational boating include Florida (#1): $31.3B, up 53%, and 109,000 jobs, up 19% from 2018.

Central Florida Marine Industry

  • $6.412 billion in annual economic impact
  • 23,892 jobs supported
  • 851 businesses supported
  • Plus, 95% of boats sold in the U.S. are built in the U.S.
  • Created in 1989, the Marine Industry Association of Central Florida (MIACF) is a not-for-profit trade organization focused on the sound growth of the marine industry for the benefit of its members and their customers, local communities, and the environment. MIACF is comprised of more than 30 members in Brevard, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, and Volusia counties and is the owner and producer of the Orlando Boat Show and the Daytona Beach Boat Show.

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