SOURCE: Expoships

August 06, 2008 18:02 ET

Miami Beach to Host Innovative International Lifestyle Fair "HAUTE MIAMI" in January 2009

MIAMI BEACH, FL--(Marketwire - August 6, 2008) - In the true spirit of innovation, Haute Miami, the first uber-luxe fair of its kind in the United States, will debut in glamorous Miami Beach January 8th - 11th, 2009. With an expansive roster of 160 prestigious, international exhibitors featuring contemporary and vintage fashion, jewelry, art & antiques, design, exquisite gardens, exotic yachts, airplanes, personal helicopters, new technology in many forms, including an emphasis "green" innovations such as solar powered vehicles and much more, Haute Miami is certain to dazzle even South Florida's savvy and sophisticated audiences.

Haute Miami, at the Miami Beach Convention Center, will run concurrently with the visit to Miami by SeaFair, Expoship's innovative exposition megayacht. At 228 feet, this innovative, $40M custom-built megayacht venue hosts 28 additional exhibitors in private galleries and features two gourmet restaurants, a champagne/caviar lounge and a spacious sky deck. The ship, which will be docked on Collins Avenue in front of the remodeled Fontainebleau Hotel, can be accessed by valet parking and shuttles from the Convention Center. SeaFair will serve as a networking hub and private venue for many of Haute Miami's most exclusive events.

In keeping with the city's international flavor, Haute Miami at the Convention Center will offer extended hours operating Wednesday - Saturday evenings until 10PM and will feature a full slate of nighttime events. Evening visitors to SeaFair can dine in one of the yacht's gourmet restaurants as well as enjoy a variety of entertainment and special events.

Haute Miami is pleased announce the following media partners:, Luxury Marketing Council,, Florida International Magazine, Optimist Events, and

"Haute Miami and SeaFair both represent entirely new paradigms in American and local fairs. Both will be fabulous new luxury lifestyle events for even the most sophisticated visitors," said David Lester. "We look forward to welcoming discriminating local and international attendees to our extraordinary new events in January."

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Haute Miami's organizers are David and Lee Ann Lester who are globally recognized for organizing more than 45 successful international expositions throughout the world including the first fine art fair in South Florida with Art Miami in 1991, as well as the world renowned American International Fine Art Fair.

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