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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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Palm Beach Boat Show sets rescheduled dates

The 35th annual Palm Beach International Boat Show (PBIBS), will resume May 14-17, 2020 in the heart of Downtown West Palm Beach, after postponing amid concerns due to the novel coronavirus. According to show organizers, the 35th annual boat show will take place as originally planned, with the newly scheduled dates. The Palm Beach International Boat Show has a total statewide economic impact ...

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NMMA cancels 2020 Northwest Sportshow

The National Marine Manufacturers Association has announced the cancellation of the upcoming Progressive Insurance Northwest Sportshow in Minneapolis, Minn., set to take place April 2-5. The announcement from the NMMA follows the decision from Minnesota Governor Tim Walz to call for a moratorium on events with more than 250 people. “While we remained hopeful that the show would proceed amid ...

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Organizers postpone 2020 Palm Beach International Boat Show

Show organizers of the 2020 Palm Beach International Boat Show and Superyacht Show Palm Beach announced today that the 35th annual show set for March 26-29 has been postponed until further notice. “Effectively immediately, the Palm Beach International Boat Show and Superyacht Show Palm Beach have been postponed until further notice. Adhering to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and City of ...

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NMMA cancels 2020 Saltwater Fishing Expo

As a result of the evolving coronavirus outbreak in the tri-state region and new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, NMMA has canceled the Progressive Insurance Saltwater Fishing Expo in Edison, N.J. originally set to take place on March 13-15, 2020. However, at this time, NMMA is still moving forward with the Progressive Insurance Northwest Sportshow in ...

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NMMA proceeding with U.S. shows and events amid evolving Coronavirus situation

Yesterday, NMMA President, Frank Hugelmeyer issued a memo to all members of the association regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19). According to the communication, NMMA is currently proceeding with all upcoming shows and events as scheduled. Full memo: NMMA, like the general public, is closely monitoring the impact that the coronavirus outbreak is having around the globe. As part of this, we ...

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Atlantic City show, World Fishing Expo report attendance boosts for 2020

Concluding Sunday, two of NMMA’s east coast boat and sport shows finished their 2020 run with reports of increased attendance and quality show attendees. First, the Progressive Insurance Atlantic City Boat Show welcomed 41,736 individuals (vs. 39,454 in 2019) to the Atlantic City Convention Center over its five-day span, up 6% over 2019 and 8% over the three-year average (38,740). The Progressive Insurance ...

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Coronavirus concerns postpone Dubai International Boat Show

Due to evolving global developments around the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) virus, organizers of the Dubai International Boat Show announced a postponement of this year's show. The show, originally scheduled to take place March 10-14, will now take place November 24-28, 2020 at the Dubai Harbour. "Our decision comes after much deliberation in consultation with the event’s main participants and industry stakeholders, ...

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