Tag Archives: Boat Show

New England Boat Show reports strong attendance, boat sales

The nine-day Progressive Insurance New England Boat Show concluded on Sunday, reporting an attendance of 50,726, down 2% from last year’s record attendance of 51,725, but up 2% from the three year average attendance of 49,728. Even more, NMMA said exhibitors are reporting strong boat sales and positive conversations with attendees for the second year in a row. NMMA reported the show’s brand ...

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Newport International Boat Show announces 2019 show partners and sponsors

Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced today its line-up of sponsors for this year’s show. A number of premier companies have committed and will play instrumental roles in providing attendees with the most enjoyable boat show experience yet – from product samples to on-site financing. “The Newport International Boat Show offers a unique venue ...

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Hartford Boat Show celebrates 50 years

Leading the prominent 2019 Northeast winter boat show schedule, the Hartford Boat Show (HBS50) will open at the new Earth Expo Center at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, Thursday, Jan. 17 and run through Sunday, Jan. 20, showcasing every aspect of boating under the sun on Connecticut's lakes, rivers and the sound, just in time for boaters to start thinking ...

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Los Angeles Boat Show opens Thursday

The Los Angeles Boat Show is set to kick off Jan. 10 and continue through Jan. 13, at the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif. Now in its 63rd year, the Los Angeles Boat Show offers a destination for boating and outdoor lifestyle enthusiasts, and will feature custom performance boats, ski boats, deck boats, personal watercraft, pontoons, sport fishing boats, runabouts, cabin ...

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Show organizers cancel 2019 London Boat Show

British Marine, which organizes and owns the London Boat Show, has announced that the 2019 show — due to run at ExCeL London from Jan. 9-13, 2019 — has been cancelled. This decision was made after independent research by Zing Insights showed there was insufficient support from a large proportion of the marine industry to the London Boat Show with ...

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Vancouver International Boat Show announces new dates for 2019

Organizers of the Vancouver International Boat Show announced new dates for the 2019 event: Wednesday, Feb. 6 through Sunday, Feb. 10. Up until 2014, the Vancouver Boat Show was historically held in February. In 2015, the event moved to January as a result of a new provincial holiday, Family Day, that conflicted with the show's long time February date pattern. ...

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Boat show attendance, sales show industry growth

With the winter boat show season well underway and the industry’s eyes set toward spring, the National Marine Manufacturers Association reported that the industry is continuing to grow. In a recent release, the NMMA said that unit sales of new powerboats are expected to be up 6 percent in 2017, with an estimated 260,000 new powerboats sold last year. After ...

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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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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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Seawork International announces new base

SOUTHAMPTON, U.K. -- There is a new home for the annual Seawork International, Europe’s largest commercial marine and workboat exhibition and conference, which has been running this week in Southampton. Associated British Ports has hosted Seawork since the first edition in 1998 at the QEII Terminal. Since 2000, the exhibition has been held in and around the Fruit Terminal at ...

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