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Study reveals economic impact of Newport International Boat Show

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The Newport International Boat Show announced today that the total economic impact on Newport County as a result of this year’s show amounted to $26.1 million, according to an economic impact study conducted by Performance Research. Completed November 2022, the study shows that the Newport International Boat Show draws over 40,000 in attendance, with a vast majority of whom were ...

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Newport International Boat Show celebrates 2022 success

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The Newport International Boat Show announced that attendance for the 2022 Show was exceptional, topping 2021.The four-day event, held along the downtown waterfront in Newport, Rhode Island, opened on Thursday, September 15 and continued through Sunday, September 18. This year’s event included an array of boats in the water of every type and style from 15- to 90-feet, and a ...

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Newport International Boat Show sets 2022 dates

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Newport Exhibition Group announced today that its 51st Annual Newport International Boat Show will take place September 15 through 18, 2022 at the Newport Yachting Center in downtown Newport, Rhode Island.“After a celebrating a successful Golden Anniversary in 2021, this Show is sure to be an event not to miss,” said Lisa Knowles, Show Director of Newport Exhibition Group. “With ...

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Leadership change comes to Newport Exhibition Group

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Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show (NIBS), announced recently that after leading the Show for over two decades, Nancy Piffard, show director, is retiring. Desiring a continuity of leadership, Lisa Knowles, who has been the Show’s senior sales manager, has been promoted to replace Piffard. To ensure a streamlined transition Piffard will continue in ...

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