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Miami Yacht Show announces joint Miami International Boat Show ticket

The annual Miami Yacht Show, known by yachting enthusiasts worldwide as the luxury in-water exhibition during Miami's annual boat show weekend each February, has announced a new joint ticket in partnership with the Miami International Boat Show, which also takes place during Presidents' Day weekend. For $50 a day, boating enthusiasts can conveniently attend both boat shows. Celebrating its 30th ...

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Northwest Marine Trade Association announces new show in Anacortes, Wash.

The Northwest Marine Trade Association (NMTA) and the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce announced they will co-produce the new Anacortes Boat & Yacht Show at the Port of Anacortes’ Cap Sante Marina in Anacortes, Wash. May 17-20, 2018. The show will have in-water display space for new and brokerage boats, a shoreside tent for accessory displays, shoreside space for trailerable boats ...

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Palm Beach International Boat Show set for March 22-25

The 33rd annual Palm Beach International Boat Show is set to take place from Thursday, March 22, through Sunday, March 25, along Flagler Drive in downtown West Palm Beach, directly across the Intracoastal Waterway from Palm Beach Island. An annual mainstay of the global yachting community, held during an ideal time of year weather-wise and adjacent to one of the ...

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Attendance, sales surpass expectations at Toronto Boat Show

The 60th annual Toronto International Boat Show, North America’s largest indoor boat show, bids farewell to another banner year on Sunday, Jan. 21, with impressive results. Attendance at the 2018 Show totalled 77,493, an increase of 1 percent from 2017 (which was one of the highest-attended in the past five years at 77,105). Widely regarded among marine manufacturers and retailers ...

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Chicago and Minneapolis shows report strong sales and leads

Last weekend’s Progressive Insurance Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show wrapped a five-day run with a final attendance of 48,644, up 4 percent from last year’s attendance of 46,670. Exhibitor feedback was positive on strong sales and crowds, including Saturday, which saw more than 20,000 visitors in attendance. On Sunday, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel toured the show with Show Manager Keith Ogulnick, ...

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NMMA realigns focus on fishing shows, closes Greater Philadelphia Outdoor Sportshow

The National Marine Manufacturers Association announced it is realigning its focus on its fishing-centric shows and is closing the Greater Philadelphia Outdoor Sportshow as it expands the Saltwater Fishing Expo, moving it from the Garden State Exhibit Center in Somerset, N.J., to the New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center in Edison, N.J.   The NMMA’s move of the Saltwater Fishing ...

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Skyrocket your boat show ROI

If you haven’t started working on your boat show strategy, you may want to consider it. I’m not talking selecting inventory and laying out your booth. I’m talking about setting goals and developing a plan to achieve them at the show. There are three main goals of any boat show for successful boat dealers: 1. Sell as many boats as ...

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Skyrocket your boat show ROI

If you haven’t started working on your boat show strategy, you may want to consider it. I’m not talking selecting inventory and laying out your booth. I’m talking about setting goals and developing a plan to achieve them at the show. There are three main goals of any boat show for successful boat dealers: Sell as many boats as possible ...

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17 Boat show tips for 2017

As the boating season ends in most regions and winterizations are winding down, it’s time to start looking at the biggest selling event for dealers: boat shows. Whether you sell one boat or 50, there is no denying that a boat show presence is integral for a dealership’s visibility and success. We talked to several dealers about their most successful ...

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