Tag Archives: boat shows

Vancouver Boat Show cancelled for 2021

For the past 58 years the Vancouver International Boat Show has signaled the upcoming boating season in British Columbia, a region known as one of the premier boating locations in the world. In February of this year, the show hosted over 250 exhibitors and welcomed upwards of 30,000 guests to the five day event held simultaneously at two locations (BC ...

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boot Dusseldorf on course for 2021 show

The planning for boot 2021 is on course and the current exhibitor registration numbers are, overall, the same as they were in 2019. Almost all of the boat and yacht manufacturers that were on board in 2020 are back for 2021. Apart from a few exceptions, most suppliers have also confirmed that they will be participating in boot. “Overall, booking ...

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Informa announces new dates for St. Petersburg boat show

The U.S. Boat Shows division of Informa Markets announced that the 43rd annual St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show will now take place from Jan. 14-17, 2021. Informa added that the four-day show, which is the largest and longest running boat show on the West Coast, will now be held in January permanently. The boat show previously took place in early December with the ...

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IBEX 2020 announces transition to virtual event

IBEX 2020

The 30th International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), scheduled for September 29 – October 1, 2020, announced today it will transition to a virtual only event allowing the entire marine industry to come together in a new way as an online community. This decision was made to pivot the in-person show to a virtual only event due to the ongoing COVID-19 ...

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Newport International Boat Show cancels 2020 event

Newport Exhibition Group announced that its annual boat show scheduled to take place September 17-20, 2020 at the Newport Yachting Center in downtown Newport, R.I., has been cancelled. Due to spikes in new cases of COVID-19 across the United States, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo, stated that, although Phase III of re-opening would have included no cap on the number ...

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Palm Beach International Boat Show kicks off today, online

The Palm Beach International Boat Show -- which saw 53,000 visitors last year and had a statewide economic impact of $682.7 million -- was forced to “come about” and move to a virtual platform due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a sign of unity among the West Palm Beach marine community, Palm Beach County safe harbor marinas, local law enforcement boats, towing ...

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Palm Beach Boat Show postpones new dates

The 35th annual Palm Beach International Boat Show (PBIBS) - set for May 14 -17 along Flagler Drive in downtown West Palm Beach - has been postponed until further notice. The decision came after Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' executive order issuing a statewide stay-at-home directive through at least April 30.“We fully support the decision as the health and safety of our visitors, ...

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Northwest Sportshow launches virtual show today

Immediately following the cancellation of this year’s Progressive Insurance Northwest Sportshow, the NMMA Show Team partnered with TRMG, NMMA's show guide producer, to launch a ‘Virtual Sportshow’, providing customers with many of the same resources, discounts and show specials that would have been offered in-person. Today, which would have been opening day of the Show, NMMA is excited to announce that ...

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Newport International Boat Show sets dates for 50th gathering

In anticipation of the eventual easing of social distancing restrictions and the country’s inevitable return to work, Newport Exhibition Group announced today that the Newport International Boat Show will take place September 17-20, 2020 at the Newport Yachting Center in downtown Newport, R.I.  “We realize this global pandemic is causing uncertainty for businesses and individuals, but we are working under ...

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Anacortes Boat and Yacht Show rescheduled for late June

The  Northwest Marine Trade Association (NWMTA), in conjunction with its partner the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce, today announced that it has rescheduled the third annual Anacortes Boat & Yacht Show, originally set for May 14-17, 2020, until Thursday June 25 - Sunday, June 28, 2020.  “The safety and well-being of our staff, members, exhibitors and attendees is our first and foremost priority,” ...

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