The Welcome Channel And The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show Announce VIP Kickoff Soiree

The Welcome Channel and the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show Ready to Make a Splash at the VIP Kickoff Soiree to this year’s 52nd Annual Show
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Oct. 23, 2011 - PRLog -- The Welcome Channel and the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show have proudly announced the VIP Kickoff Soiree to the 52nd Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, taking place on October 27th 2011, between what is soon to be that nation’s first ice themed restaurant, Tundra, and SoLita Restaurant and Lounge on East Las Olas Boulevard. Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the "Yachting Capital of the World" will host the 52nd Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show on October 27-31st 2011.

“We are really looking forward to kicking off the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show with the VIP Kickoff Soiree on opening night. It is going to be a great party for our clients, affiliates, and guests, and is being held together with so many incredible partners” said April Donelson, Director of Sales and Marketing for the Welcome Channel.

“We are so excited about our partnership with the Welcome Channel for the VIP Kickoff Soiree. We had a really successful event to kick off our Miami Beach Yacht & Brokerage Show as it put everyone in a great mood for the show week. It’s going to be a great way to kick off the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, right on prestigious Las Olas Boulevard which is so convenient for everyone participating in this year’s show” said Steve Sheer, Director of Marketing for Show Management

Hosted by April Donelson of the Welcome Channel, The VIP Kickoff Soiree to the 2011 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show will feature 2 separate locales – with Red Carpet arrivals beginning at 1017 East Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL. An Iced Welcome Channel VIP Lounge and stunning ice sculptures courtesy of Tundra will greet guests, along with Lamborghini of Palm Beach. SoLita Las Olas will be the host location of this grand celebration, complete with passed selections of the finest Italian cuisine, the sounds of Miguel Reyna, and signature SX cocktails.

The Soiree is being presented by: Welcome Channel, Show Management, Premier Estate Properties, SoLita, and Lamborghini of Palm Beach.

Presenting sponsors include: The Dana Agency, Urban Icons Marketing, Alan Solis, Creativas Group, Gab Group Public Relations, Sobie Fabrics, and Media Sponsor, South Florida Luxury Guide.

The evening will include luxury gift drawings benefitting Ignitus World Wide - a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to organize and support a youth-led movement that promotes civic engagement around the world. The invitation only guests to the Soiree will be able to enter for $10 per business card dropped into drawings for: a 3 day 2 night vacation to the Conrad San Juan Condado Plaza, with airfare included, courtesy of the Puerto Rico Board of Tourism, a one bedroom suite gift certificate from Marenas Beach Resort & Spa Miami, a weekend getaway beachside vacation home with accommodations for 8 on the Jewel of the Emerald Coast, in beautiful Destin, FL, courtesy of Destin Pointe Realty, Inc., including (2) 65ft glass bottom boat Sunset Dolphin Cruise passes courtesy of Olin Marler Fishing Charters, luxurious packages from Choco Noir Chocolate Wine, Boca Tanning, and so much more!

About Show Management: In 1976, Show Management opened its doors and became the producers of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. The company now produces five boat shows each year along with hundreds of special events throughout the year. Specializing in event production, Show Management has made the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, the Miami Yacht & Brokerage Show and the Palm Beach Boat Show, three of the World's largest in-water boat shows, and the St. Petersburg Boat Show and Suncoast Boat Show in Sarasota, two of the Gulf Coast's largest in-water boat shows. Show Management is actively seeking new venues for additional boat shows in the future. Currently Show Management consists of five divisions to better serve the event industry. The two divisions that manage and produce boat shows, offer floating docks and a full line of clearspan tents from 60' to 165' in width are Yachting Promotions, Inc. and Yachting Promotions Gulf, Inc. The Show Management Convention Services division offers a full line of decorating and material handling services for consumer and trade show exhibits, including customized floor plans, booth furnishings, storage and shipping. The Show Management Concessions division manages event food, beverage, and live entertainment services. Finally, the Show Management Electric division services all of the events' electrical requirements. In addition to the boat shows,

About The Welcome Channel: The Welcome Channel is Miami and the Beaches premiere visitor entertainment style, in-room programming for our mostly exclusive hotel and resort locations across Miami & the Beaches. Airing 24 hours a day, 7 days per week, in Miami & the Beaches finest hotel resort locations, The Welcome Channel highlights the very best of Miami and the Beaches has to offer in terms of dining, shopping, entertainment, arts, cultural attractions, Miami and the Beaches real estate addresses, and Miami’s numerous events…catering to both our international and domestic travelers alike. To stay up to date with the very latest taking place in our world-class city, programming and commercial segments update monthly, with our clients having the same option.

About Premier Estate Properties: Premier Estate Properties is Florida’s only high-end real estate brokerage, setting extraordinary records in the marketing and selling of the most important estate properties priced Exclusively In Excess of One Million Dollars. Premier Estate Properties dominates the high-end marketplace and leads the industry with the largest percentage of sold million dollar-plus properties and an unsurpassed $1.4 Billion Estate Portfolio.  These statistics confirm the commitment, trust, and confidence of our select clientele. Premier Estate Properties’ marketing exposure, synergy, and pivoting power from our strategically located offices in Vero Beach, Delray Beach, Boca Raton, Suburban Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale and Naples ensure a maximum number of qualified buyers to purchase our clients’ important property. Premier Estate Properties is world renowned for exceptional personal service.  Our long-standing reputation for discretion assures that our select clientele retain their privacy and confidentiality. For additional information please contact Broker/Owner Joseph Liguori at 561.394.7700 or visit

About Lamborghini Palm Beach: Lamborghini Palm Beach has made a significant investment in putting the platform in place to handle all of your exotic vehicle needs. In addition, Lamborghini Palm Beach offers you further confidence knowing that its owners are affiliated with the Warren Henry Auto Group in South Florida (, a group of high-line luxury dealerships servicing customers in South Florida and founded by Warren Henry Zinn in 1976 and Holand Leasing ( ), founded by Gad Bitton in 1985, one of Canada's largest private automobile leasing companies specializing in high-line and exotic vehicles with thousands of customers residing in both Canada and in the U.S. Owners Gad Bitton, Warren Henry Zinn, and Erik Day bring a wealth of experience and best in class service to make your first visit to the dealership and the drive away unforgettable.  At the dealership, you will have the opportunity to test drive different Lamborghinis, as our educated staff will walk you through the many different options available. You will walk away exhilarated, and informed.Visit us at, call us, or visit us at our conveniently located showroom at 2345 Okeechobee Blvd. West Palm Beach, FL 33409.

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