Tag Archives: boat shows

IBEX names new education director

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced that Patty Lawrence has joined the team as education director.  With 11 years experience within the industry and an extensive background in education, Lawrence will be responsible for the creation of a world-class education program that includes a full day of pre-conference sessions, the unsurpassed seminar series, and exhibitor-hosted show-floor Tech Talk workshops. ...

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Newport International Boat Show announces 2021 charitable partners

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Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced that it has selected two non-profit organizations as its Charitable Partners – the C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta and the Herreshoff Marine Museum and America’s Cup Hall of Fame. The organizations will receive complimentary exhibit space at the event and the opportunity to educate ...

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Discover Boating B2B offers boat show guide

Last month, Discover Boating launched the Ultimate Boat Show Insider Guide – a content collection with helpful tips and information for consumers – as one way to connect with boat show enthusiasts during a year when many boat shows are on pause. Industry stakeholders are encouraged to share the guide on social channels, websites and in emails to engage with consumers and ...

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NMMA names new Atlanta Boat Show manager

The NMMA has announced the promotion of Courtney Erhardt to show manager for the Progressive Insurance Atlanta Boat Show. Courtney will also be responsible for exhibit space sales in her new role. Courtney brings a wealth of experience with NMMA to the show manager position. In her 15 years with the association, she has played a key role in coordinating ...

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In-person Palm Beach Boat Show gets approval

After working closely with event organizer Informa Markets on enhanced safety measures for all participants, the City of West Palm Beach has granted final approval to the event permit for the 35th annual Palm Beach International Boat Show (PBIBS), giving it the green light to take place Thursday, March 25 through Sunday, March 28, 2021 along Flagler Drive in downtown ...

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Dates announced for 50th annual Newport International Boat Show

With COVID vaccines in distribution around the country and news of various events returning this fall, Newport Exhibition Group said it has high hopes that the 50th Newport International Boat Show will take place September 16 through 19, 2021 at the Newport Yachting Center in downtown Newport, Rhode Island. “We are excited to kick off the boat show season in-person ...

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Vancouver International Boat Show concludes virtual event

The 2021 Virtual Vancouver International Boat Show has successfully concluded its show run, February 24 – 27. In its 59th year, the show was pushed to get creative as all in person events remain on hold amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Rather than cancelling all together, the show forged ahead to present a virtual show – in response to exhibitor feedback, and ...

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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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Level 5 launches online boat show platform

With in-person boat shows cancelled across North America and dealers searching for ways to generate leads in prime boat sales season, Level 5 Advertising created a virtual boat show platform and connected dealers in multiple markets to help them showcase boating to potential boat buyers. In both the Cincinnati and Minneapolis markets, dealers reported record-breaking sales to correspond with significantly ...

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