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IBEX – and the boating industry – is open for business

By David Gee When the Boating Industry team all boarded airplanes from various parts of the country to converge and convene at IBEX in Tampa, we weren't quite sure what to expect. Though the show is just getting started, the early signs are indeed promising. The industry breakfast featuring the innovation Awards presentations and a keynote by Florida Governor Ron ...

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Attendance for the 2021 Newport International Boat Show up 10%

Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, that even with travel restrictions and supply chain disruptions still impacting exhibitors, the 50th Anniversary Show attendance was up. The four-day event, held along the downtown waterfront in Newport, Rhode Island, opened on Thursday, September 16 and continued through Sunday, September 19. This year’s event included boats in ...

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Newport International Boat Show kicks-off 2021 boat show season

The 50th Anniversary of the Newport International Boat Show will take place September 16 – 19, 2021 on the downtown waterfront along America’s Cup Avenue in Newport, Rhode Island. “We are seeing an incredible amount of excitement from boaters about this year’s show,” said Nancy Piffard, Show Director, Newport Exhibition Group. “Consumers are looking forward to seeing the latest products, ...

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50th Newport International Boat Show offers family fun

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Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced a number of pre-show promotions and events as part of the show’s 50th Anniversary, which kicks-off September 16 – 19, 2021, in Newport, Rhode Island. The Newport International Boat Show is committed to producing an event that ensures the safety and well-being of its exhibitors, attendees, staff, and the entire community. ...

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Newport International Boat Show announces sponsor lineup

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Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced their line-up of sponsors for this year’s show. The show offers attendees everything from product samples to on-site financing for boat purchases, providing a complete boat show experience. “The Newport International Boat Show offers a unique venue for corporate brands and industry leaders to showcase their products and ...

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Newport Boat Show seeks submissions for 2021 new products program

Newport Exhibition Group is now accepting applications for its 2021 Newport For New Products (NFNP) Awards Program. In its 15th year and in partnership with leading national marine publications, NFNP is a highlight of the industry and helps to promote what is new and exciting for boaters. The program is open to domestic and foreign products that launched after April 1, 2021 and will ...

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Newport International Boat Show announces 2021 charitable partners

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Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced that it has selected two non-profit organizations as its Charitable Partners – the C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta and the Herreshoff Marine Museum and America’s Cup Hall of Fame. The organizations will receive complimentary exhibit space at the event and the opportunity to educate ...

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Dates announced for 50th annual Newport International Boat Show

With COVID vaccines in distribution around the country and news of various events returning this fall, Newport Exhibition Group said it has high hopes that the 50th Newport International Boat Show will take place September 16 through 19, 2021 at the Newport Yachting Center in downtown Newport, Rhode Island. “We are excited to kick off the boat show season in-person ...

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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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Newport International Boat Show teams with C. Thomas Clagett Regatta

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Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced the C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta is the official Charitable Partner of the 2020 boat show. “Each year, we select a non-profit organization that is associated with boating as a part of our annual giving program,” said Nancy Piffard, show director of Newport Exhibition ...

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