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Organizers gearing up for 34th annual Palm Beach International Boat Show

The 34th annual Palm Beach International Boat Show takes place Thursday, March 28 through Sunday, March 31 along Flagler Drive in downtown West Palm Beach, directly across the Intracoastal Waterway from Palm Beach Island.  The show will feature more than $1.2 billion worth of yachts and accessories, including hundreds of boats ranging from 8-foot inflatables to super yachts nearly 300 ...

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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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NMMA reports success for 2019 Miami International Boat Show

Celebrating 78 years and its fourth year at Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin, the 2019 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show, presented by West Marine, had a blockbuster run over Presidents Day Weekend, Feb. 14-18. Several boat and accessory manufacturers have reported the strongest opening day sales in years, seeing many new buyers, with the trend continuing through the weekend; the ...

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Atlantic City Boat Show, World Fishing & Outdoor Expo open doors to visitors

The Progressive Insurance Atlantic City Boat Show  kicked off at the Atlantic City Convention Center Feb. 27 and will run through Sunday, March 3 with more than 500 boats for every budget and lifestyle, plus an array of hands-on activities. Highlights off the show include: Super Thursday, returns February 28 to offer attendees even deeper savings on the best in boating, plus $5 off ...

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Boat Shows: It’s a small world after all

Industry field visits are a great way to toss off the frosty cobwebs that can fill a transitioning trade press editor’s schedule. That’s especially true if a record-setting weather outside is creating a mental winter of discontent inside. While my Boating Industry magazine brethren headed to a busy week at the Miami International Boat Show, I hit the small show ...

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New England Boat Show sets attendance record

The Progressive® Insurance New England Boat Show® Presented by West Marine wrapped its nine-day run on Sunday, February 19 with a total of 51,725 attendees, up one percent from last year’s record breaking attendance and up nearly five percent from the three year attendance average. Exhibitors reported very strong sales and interest, with many expressing it was one of their best shows ...

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Vancouver Boat Show concludes with strong attendance

A cold weather front that consumed the Lower Mainland during the past week and brought a rare snowfall to the downtown core on Sunday, didn’t deter boating enthusiasts from attending the Vancouver International Boat Show this year. Western Canada’s largest boat show’s attendance numbers at both the indoor show at BC Place and the Floating Show at Granville Island are ...

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Harbor Point Marina to host new luxury boat show

Show organizers announced that on May 3-4, 2019, a new luxury boat show experience will take place at the Harbor Point Boat Show, which will be held at the Harbor Point Marina, in Stamford, Conn. Organizers together with Building and Land Technology, (BLT), in Stamford, have joined forces to create a new experience combining yachts, cars, food and luxury lifestyle ...

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NMMA: First winter shows conclude with strong sales despite down attendance

Sunday marked the conclusion of a four-show weekend in Atlanta, Nashville, Chicago and Kansas City. Despite some uncontrollable elements, all shows reported strong sales, leads and qualified attendees.   The Progressive Insurance Atlanta Boat Show saw a final attendance of 28,860, which is down 5 percent compared to 2018, however is up nearly 11 percent from the three year average of 26,047. ...

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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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