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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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IBEX 2015 presents ‘Future Materials’ a new hands-on exhibit

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - One of the new feature areas being planned for The 25th International BoatBuilders' Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) will focus on "Future Materials", a new hands-on exhibit at the center of the Composites Pavilion. Curated by editors from Professional BoatBuilder and CompositesWorld magazines, this collection of new materials, processes, and technologies will be gathered from a wide variety ...

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30th annual Palm Beach Boat Show drew huge weekend crowds

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - The 2015 Palm Beach International Boat Show, which took place in downtown West Palm Beach from March 26 to March 29, was the largest it ever has been, both in terms of exhibit space and the number of boats on display, with significant increases in megayachts and boats in the 40 to 60 foot segment, ...

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Boat show attendance up on coasts, mixed in landlocked states

The rosy outlook for the economy and bottom-barrel gas prices had more buyers coming in the door looking to spend at boat shows, reports the National Marine Manufacturers Association. The New York Boat Show, the Louisville Boat, RV & Sportshow, the San Francisco Boat Show all reported gains. New York brought in 34,073 visitors, up 19 percent from last year. ...

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Atlantic City Boat Show runs February 4-8

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The Progressive Insurance Atlantic City Boat Show docks at the Atlantic City Convention Center February 4-8 to give lifelong boating enthusiasts and novices alike the opportunity to shop, compare and find competitive deals on everything from sport fishers and performance boats to sailboats and family cruisers, plus thousands of marine accessories and activities for all ages. Beyond ...

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