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Minneapolis Boat Show Innovation Awards entry deadline approaching

The deadline for entry in the 2020 Minneapolis Boat Show Innovation Awards is Friday, Dec. 20, 2019. The program provides the opportunity for eligible exhibitors to enter new products into three product categories: aluminum fishing boats, fiberglass fishing boats and pontoon boats. Entrants to the 2020 program will not only have a chance to win a Innovation Award, but will ...

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Judges announced for Minneapolis Innovation Awards

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and Boating Writers International (BWI) announced the panel of judges set to evaluate product entries for the third annual Progressive Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show Innovation Awards. The 2020 Innovation Award winners will be announced Wednesday, January 22 during the boat show’s “Sneak Peek” evening. The deadline for entry into the 2020 Innovation Awards is Friday, Dec. 20.  The Innovation Awards ...

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Entries for 2020 Minneapolis Boat Show Innovation Awards now open

The Progressive Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show Innovation Awards program is now accepting submissions. The program provides the opportunity for eligible exhibitors to enter new products into three product categories: aluminum fishing boats, fiberglass fishing boats and pontoon boats. Entrants to the 2020 program will not only have a chance to win a coveted Innovation Award, but will also boost their product’s visibility through editorial ...

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Minneapolis Boat Show seeking Innovation Award entries

The Progressive® Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show® Innovation Awards program is now accepting submissions. The program provides the opportunity for eligible exhibitors to enter new products into three product categories: aluminum fishing boats, fiberglass fishing boats and pontoon boats. Entrants to the 2020 program will not only have a chance to win a coveted Innovation Award, but will also boost their product’s visibility through editorial ...

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Boat show attendance, sales show industry growth

With the winter boat show season well underway and the industry’s eyes set toward spring, the National Marine Manufacturers Association reported that the industry is continuing to grow. In a recent release, the NMMA said that unit sales of new powerboats are expected to be up 6 percent in 2017, with an estimated 260,000 new powerboats sold last year. After ...

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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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