Tag Archives: 2020 Boat Shows

Informa announces new dates for St. Petersburg boat show

The U.S. Boat Shows division of Informa Markets announced that the 43rd annual St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show will now take place from Jan. 14-17, 2021. Informa added that the four-day show, which is the largest and longest running boat show on the West Coast, will now be held in January permanently. The boat show previously took place in early December with the ...

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Newport International Boat Show cancels 2020 event

Newport Exhibition Group announced that its annual boat show scheduled to take place September 17-20, 2020 at the Newport Yachting Center in downtown Newport, R.I., has been cancelled. Due to spikes in new cases of COVID-19 across the United States, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo, stated that, although Phase III of re-opening would have included no cap on the number ...

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Palm Beach International Boat Show kicks off today, online

The Palm Beach International Boat Show -- which saw 53,000 visitors last year and had a statewide economic impact of $682.7 million -- was forced to “come about” and move to a virtual platform due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a sign of unity among the West Palm Beach marine community, Palm Beach County safe harbor marinas, local law enforcement boats, towing ...

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Palm Beach Boat Show postpones new dates

The 35th annual Palm Beach International Boat Show (PBIBS) - set for May 14 -17 along Flagler Drive in downtown West Palm Beach - has been postponed until further notice. The decision came after Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' executive order issuing a statewide stay-at-home directive through at least April 30.“We fully support the decision as the health and safety of our visitors, ...

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Northwest Sportshow launches virtual show today

Immediately following the cancellation of this year’s Progressive Insurance Northwest Sportshow, the NMMA Show Team partnered with TRMG, NMMA's show guide producer, to launch a ‘Virtual Sportshow’, providing customers with many of the same resources, discounts and show specials that would have been offered in-person. Today, which would have been opening day of the Show, NMMA is excited to announce that ...

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Newport International Boat Show sets dates for 50th gathering

In anticipation of the eventual easing of social distancing restrictions and the country’s inevitable return to work, Newport Exhibition Group announced today that the Newport International Boat Show will take place September 17-20, 2020 at the Newport Yachting Center in downtown Newport, R.I.  “We realize this global pandemic is causing uncertainty for businesses and individuals, but we are working under ...

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Anacortes Boat and Yacht Show rescheduled for late June

The  Northwest Marine Trade Association (NWMTA), in conjunction with its partner the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce, today announced that it has rescheduled the third annual Anacortes Boat & Yacht Show, originally set for May 14-17, 2020, until Thursday June 25 - Sunday, June 28, 2020.  “The safety and well-being of our staff, members, exhibitors and attendees is our first and foremost priority,” ...

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Palm Beach Boat Show sets rescheduled dates

The 35th annual Palm Beach International Boat Show (PBIBS), will resume May 14-17, 2020 in the heart of Downtown West Palm Beach, after postponing amid concerns due to the novel coronavirus. According to show organizers, the 35th annual boat show will take place as originally planned, with the newly scheduled dates. The Palm Beach International Boat Show has a total statewide economic impact ...

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NMMA cancels 2020 Northwest Sportshow

The National Marine Manufacturers Association has announced the cancellation of the upcoming Progressive Insurance Northwest Sportshow in Minneapolis, Minn., set to take place April 2-5. The announcement from the NMMA follows the decision from Minnesota Governor Tim Walz to call for a moratorium on events with more than 250 people. “While we remained hopeful that the show would proceed amid ...

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Organizers postpone 2020 Palm Beach International Boat Show

Show organizers of the 2020 Palm Beach International Boat Show and Superyacht Show Palm Beach announced today that the 35th annual show set for March 26-29 has been postponed until further notice. “Effectively immediately, the Palm Beach International Boat Show and Superyacht Show Palm Beach have been postponed until further notice. Adhering to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and City of ...

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