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MTAM to host Career Discovery Day at Baltimore Boat Show

On Friday, Jan. 25, the Marine Trades Association of Maryland (MTAM) in partnership with the Annapolis School of Seamanship will hold their 5th Annual Career Discovery Day at Progressive’s Baltimore Boat Show. The event is designed to introduce young people to a career in boating in an immersive and interactive way. Members of the Marine Trades Industry Partnership (MTIP) give ...

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Chicago Boat, RV and Sail Show opens for 89th year

On Jan. 9, the Progressive Insurance Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show opened its doors at the McCormick Center – South Hall, running through Sunday, Jan. 13. In its 89th year, the Progressive Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show will feature 600 of the newest power and sailboats, more than 100 RVs, and activities for the entire family. For the first time ever, ...

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NMMA to offer advocacy programs during 2019 boat shows

With the 2019 boat show season kicking off this week, NMMA is inviting all stakeholders and exhibitors to join the advocacy team at select shows for a discussion on important issues impacting the recreational boating industry. Click here to register today. The first events – titled “Propelling Our Industry Forward” – will be held in Atlanta on Thursday and in Chicago ...

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NMMA to expand Boating Career Day efforts at 2019 boat shows

Following the success of its Boating Career Days held during select 2018 NMMA Boat and Sportshows, NMMA will expand upon the effort in 2019 to include a new job fair component for consumers seeking employment in the recreational marine industry. The new expanded Boating Career Day will be held at NMMA’s Progressive Insurance Atlanta, New York, and New England shows ...

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Miami Yacht Show announces joint Miami International Boat Show ticket

The annual Miami Yacht Show, known by yachting enthusiasts worldwide as the luxury in-water exhibition during Miami's annual boat show weekend each February, has announced a new joint ticket in partnership with the Miami International Boat Show, which also takes place during Presidents' Day weekend. For $50 a day, boating enthusiasts can conveniently attend both boat shows. Celebrating its 30th ...

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Northwest Marine Trade Association announces new show in Anacortes, Wash.

The Northwest Marine Trade Association (NMTA) and the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce announced they will co-produce the new Anacortes Boat & Yacht Show at the Port of Anacortes’ Cap Sante Marina in Anacortes, Wash. May 17-20, 2018. The show will have in-water display space for new and brokerage boats, a shoreside tent for accessory displays, shoreside space for trailerable boats ...

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Palm Beach International Boat Show set for March 22-25

The 33rd annual Palm Beach International Boat Show is set to take place from Thursday, March 22, through Sunday, March 25, along Flagler Drive in downtown West Palm Beach, directly across the Intracoastal Waterway from Palm Beach Island. An annual mainstay of the global yachting community, held during an ideal time of year weather-wise and adjacent to one of the ...

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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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Chicago and Minneapolis shows report strong sales and leads

Last weekend’s Progressive Insurance Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show wrapped a five-day run with a final attendance of 48,644, up 4 percent from last year’s attendance of 46,670. Exhibitor feedback was positive on strong sales and crowds, including Saturday, which saw more than 20,000 visitors in attendance. On Sunday, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel toured the show with Show Manager Keith Ogulnick, ...

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