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2019 Florida Yacht Crew Networking Events

Must-attend events for October and November 2019.

Networking is and always will be the BEST way to meet new people, gain new contacts and maybe secure a future position on a yacht. There are a few must attend events if you are looking to get started in your yachting career. Here is our round up of the best events for networking in Florida within the next couple of months:

Parking Lot Party - Hosted by Crew4Yachts

October 15, 2019. 17:00 – 21:00.
1635 Miami Rd, Fort Lauderdale

Triton Expo

October 16, 2019. 17:00 – 20:00.
North parking lot at GMT – Global Marine Travel. 1800 SE 10th Ave, Fort Lauderdale

The Triton Expo is a powerful semi-annual networking event designed for yacht crew. More than 50 companies showcase their goods and services — things crew need to do their jobs better, take care of guests better, and manage their careers better.

There will be music and lots of food and drinks, surrounded by fun, creative people who want to network. It is free.

Adrift Film Festival

October 23, 2019. 18:30. Entry by donation.
Park & Ocean, 3109 E Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale

The ONLY film festival for content creators onboard – A creative outlet for everyone working on yachts. The yachting industry is FULL of incredible talent, and that’s exactly what Shelton Du Preez and Randi Barry, creators of the ‘Adrift Film Festival’ want to showcase. There have been over 130 submissions so far!

Shelton is the creator of Luxury Yacht Films and Randi is the co-creator of Nautic Nomad and both highly respected yachties.

Escape the usual yachting events during boat show madness and spend a chilled out, creative evening with these guys (also personal friends of The Yacht Crew Coach)!

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Check out the awesome promo vid

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS)

October 30 – November 3, 2019.
Various Locations

What better way to network then at the 60th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show? This show will be full of crew and captains from all different boats so if you’re in the area be sure to stop by!

The world’s largest in-water boat show with an audience of 110,000 at seven locations with 3 million square feet of display from mega yachts to accessories. This year includes more than 1,500 boats on display and about 1,200 exhibitors.

Locations are Bahia Mar Yachting Center, Hall of Fame Marina, Las Olas Marina, Hilton Marina, Pier 66 Marina, Sails Marina, and the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center. Shuttles and water transportation connect the sites.

Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival

November 1 – 17, 2019.
Various Locations

Enjoy something a little different with your crew and visit the International Film Festival, there are bound to be other crew here that you can mix and network with.