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Atlantic City Boat Show announces 2021 cancellation

The NMMA has announced the cancellation this year’s Progressive Insurance Atlantic City Boat Show. After exploring all avenues to move ahead with a 2021 event (originally postponed from Feb. to April 2021), and continuing to follow guidance from state/local authorities and the Atlantic City Convention Center, canceling the 2021 boat show was deemed the most prudent course of action. “The decision to ...

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NMMA announces additional changes to 2021 Boat Shows

NMMA Boat Shows

After a thorough market-by-market evaluation of its boat shows still on the schedule for the first quarter of 2021, the NMMA announced today it is canceling this year’s Progressive Insurance New England Boat Show and Progressive Insurance Northwest Sportshow, and postponing the Progressive Insurance Atlantic City Boat Show to April 7-11, 2021, which was originally scheduled Feb. 24-28. The Association announced in ...

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NMMA announces 2021 boat show schedule

NMMA Boat Shows

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), representing North American recreational boat, engine, and marine accessory manufacturers, announced today significant modifications to its boat and sport show schedule in the first quarter of 2021. Following a thorough market-by-market analysis regarding the feasibility of producing safe and successful winter events, NMMA is canceling nine shows in the first quarter of 2021 and planning to ...

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Atlantic City show, World Fishing Expo report attendance boosts for 2020

Concluding Sunday, two of NMMA’s east coast boat and sport shows finished their 2020 run with reports of increased attendance and quality show attendees. First, the Progressive Insurance Atlantic City Boat Show welcomed 41,736 individuals (vs. 39,454 in 2019) to the Atlantic City Convention Center over its five-day span, up 6% over 2019 and 8% over the three-year average (38,740). The Progressive Insurance ...

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2020 Atlantic City Boat Show now open

The 40th annual Progressive® Insurance Atlantic City Boat Show®  is now open and runs through Sunday, March 1 at the Atlantic City Convention Center with more than 550 boats and an array of offerings for boating enthusiasts of all levels.  Highlights of this year’s Show include returning favorites like Super Thursday – offering the best one-day deals and prizes – to Go Fishing ...

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NMMA reports attendance increase at two weekend boat shows

The Progressive Insurance Atlantic City Boat Show reported a two percent increase in  attendance, ending its four-day run on Sunday, March 3 with 39,454 attendees (vs. 38,603 in 2018). What’s more is the Show’s three-year attendance average is up an additional six percent. Exhibitors reported strong sales, some even noting record breaking sales compared to years past. Show highlights included the third annual ...

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Atlantic City Boat Show will feature five-day run, 300 exhibitors

The 2018 Progressive Insurance Atlantic City Boat Show opens today (Wednesday, Feb. 28) and runs through Sunday, March 4, at the Atlantic City Convention Center. The show fills more than a half-million square feet with 500 boats and 300 exhibitors offering the latest in boats, marine accessories, fishing gear and technology. Highlights this year, include Touch-a-Boat Tour for kids features ...

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Atlantic City Boat Show attendance up 8 percent

Attendance at this year's Progressive Insurance Atlantic City Boat Show was up 8 percent this year, show organizers announced Wednesday. Attendance for the five-day show, which ended Sunday was reported at 38,164, up from 35,225 in 2016. Sunday saw the best attendance since 2008. Another contributing factor to the attendance increase, organizers said. was “Super Thursday,” a day created to ...

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Weekly 5: U.S. Senate, House pass WRDA

The BI Weekly 5 is a collection of tips, news and data affecting the boating industry this week. Be sure to look for the BI Weekly 5 every week on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. U.S. Senate, House pass WRDA The U.S Senate passed the Water Resources Development Act over the weekend, clearing the way for 30 new infrastructure projects around the country ...

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