The 2014 Miami International Boat Show has wrapped for another year, leaving behind the palm trees and the Sunset strip for another year. Recognized as one of the world’s most premier boat shows, this year’s attendance was in excess of 100,000. With more than 3,000 of the newest luxury yachts, powerboats and sailboats on display, it takes at least two days to navigate the entire event. In addition to the boat builders were more than 2,000 marine centric companies from across the globe, showcasing their gear, wear and electronics.
FUSION’s CEO Chris Baird made the journey from New Zealand, with Todd Crocker, Sales Manager of FUSION America and Matthew Forbes, General Manager of Europe also in attendance. Positioned in the coveted marine electronics centre, FUSION was right at home amongst the industries finest, showcasing their True-Marine entertainment equipment.
The booth was humming with foot traffic, boating enthusiasts and interested industry members, all eager to test out the marine audio equipment. Step off the booth and you won’t venture far before running into more FUSION; Including FUSION-Link demonstrations from partners Garmin, Raymarine, Furuno, Lowrance and Simrad. You’ll also find the True-marine range displayed proudly onboard the most prestigious boat builders in the industry, including Regal, Monterey, Grady White, Mastercraft, Boston Whaler, Sunseeker, Princess Yachts and many, many more.
“FUSION’s 205 and the 700 Series continues to be our hottest product with the industry and boaties in general. Our UNI-Dock and Bluetooth modules complete the package and offer unparalled integration,” said Chris Baird Fusion’s CEO.
The show this year saw new trends and technology like LED lighting in speakers, live satellite T.V streaming to MFD’s and lots more. Coined as the largest event in boating each year, the Miami International Boat Show brings the best of boating to one place.
The FUSION camera crew was in attendance and captured the amazingly overwhelming experience that is the Miami Boat Show. With interviews with some of FUSION’s Partners and boat builders you realy get an understanding for why FUSION is preferred by so many in the marine Industry.