Tag Archives: Northwest Marine Trade Association

Northwest Marine Trade Association announces Grow Boating grants

The Northwest Marine Trade Association (NMTA) is pleased to announce the 2021 grant program for non-profits or for-profit entities applying for a specific grow boating purpose. The grants are being awarded through the NMTA’s Grow Boating program whose mission is to increase the number of boaters and encourage current boaters to boat more often. Since 2003, NMTA has spent nearly ...

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Seattle Boat Show goes digital for 2021

Ongoing COVID restrictions are preventing the Seattle Boat Show from being held in person in January 2021, but are not preventing the Northwest Marine Trade Association (NMTA) from producing a major boating event in January. The show will go on—but in a digital format.  The digital show, Seattle Boat Show Connected, will take place Thursday, Jan. 28 through Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021 with an ...

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Northwest Marine Trade Association launches safe boating website

The Northwest Marine Trade Association (NMTA) has launched a new website — Open For Boating — to help Northwest boaters find the latest information about boating and fishing during COVID-19 restrictions. Governor Inslee announced a partial reopening of outdoor recreation on May 5, 2020, but there are many restrictions and guidelines boaters need to be aware of. Open For Boating is aimed ...

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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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Northwest Marine Trade Association awards Grow Boating grants

The Northwest Marine Trade Association’s (NMTA) Grow Boating Grant Program has awarded $31,000 in funding to 18 boating programs in the Pacific Northwest. Over the past 17 years the program has granted more than $2 million in funding to non-profit groups or organizations that help boost the number of boaters and watercraft users and encourage boaters to use their boats ...

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Seattle Boat Show reports increased attendance

The 71st annual Seattle Boat Show wrapped up Saturday, Feb. 3, with an increase in attendance of 2.1 percent over 2017. The nine-day event attracted visitors from 43 states, five Canadian provinces and from as far away as Australia. Attendance was 52,928 compared to 51,864 last year. Exhibitors across the board were extremely positive about the quantity and quality and ...

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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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Northwest Marine Trade Association announces Grow Boating grants

The Northwest Marine Trade Association has announced its 2018 grant program for non-profits seeking assistance in promoting boating in the Pacific Northwest. The grants are being awarded through the NMTA’s Grow Boating program whose mission is to increase the number of boaters and encourage current boaters to boat more often. Since 2003, NMTA has spent more than $1.5 million to promote ...

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NMTA appoints three new members to board of trustees

The Northwest Marine Trade Association has announced the appointment of three open positions on its board of trustees. New to the board are Sterling Hines-Elzinga of Sterling Marine Services, Gregg Reynolds of Global Marine Insurance, and Wendell Stroud of Marine Floats. Hines-Elzinga founded Sterling Marine Services in 2009, a commercial diving company in Seattle offering a suite of diving services ...

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Northwest Marine Trade Association announces third annual career fair

The Northwest Marine Trade Association is organizing a career fair from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 30 at the Seattle Boat Show featuring more than 30 local marine-related businesses with about 400 full-time positions, plus many seasonal ones. Attendees at the Career Fair will be given free admittance to the boat show for further networking opportunities. The ...

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