Illustrated Map For the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Illustration and Design by John Potter - Escape Key Graphics
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Previous maps for FLIBS :
2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010
  Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show "You Are Here" signs
2013 looking north | 2013 Engine Tent
  Convention Center Zoomable Maps
2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2013 Ext | 2014 | 2014 Ext | 2015 | 2015 Ext | 2016
  Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show Transit Maps
2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 Water Taxi | 2015 Bus | 2018 | 2019


Held in Fort Lauderdale, “SUPERYACHT CAPITAL OF THE WORLD" The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, which is referred to as FLIBS by folks in the industry, is the largest boat show in the world. Of course this depends on the unit of measure you choose, but at 278,000 square meters, multiple locations, attendance around 100,000 and exhibitors at around 1000 it is inarguably huge. A visitor can expect to see around 150,000 yachts and superyachts, exotic car displays and more. It is said to provide a statewide economic benefit of $857 million which is more than a $100 million a day.

I've illustrated the primary map for FLIBS every year since 2010. In that time I have changed the style, the software I use and changed things up to improve the map as the show has also grown. This has all taken place working closely with the staff of Show management which is now Informa. In addition to the primary map I illustrate maps for use in the phone app, on signs and for multiple locations including the convention center. I also design a transit map and a foldout map for this show.


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