Tag Archives: Shows

Marine leaders gather for 2022 ELEVATE SUMMIT

By Jamie Stafford In mid-November, the Boating Industry ELEVATE SUMMIT – the premier educational and networking event for leaders across the recreational marine industry – wrapped up in sunny Orlando, Fla. ELEVATE is produced and hosted by Boating Industry and parent company EPG Brand Acceleration. The conference, hosted over three days, featured plenty of keynote speakers and Q&A panels. The ...

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ELEVATE SUMMIT 2022 kicks off this month

Boating Industry ELEVATE Summit Conference

Boating Industry's annual ELEVATE SUMMIT officially kicks off later this month, taking place Nov. 14-16 at the Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando, Fla. Despite being just a few weeks away, there's still time to register for this can't-miss marine industry leadership event at www.BoatingIndustryElevate.com. "This year's ELEVATE SUMMIT features a power-packed lineup specifically geared toward leaders from all segments of ...

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Gearing up for the 2022 ELEVATE SUMMIT

By Jamie Stafford This November, Orlando will play host to ELEVATE SUMMIT, the premier networking event for the recreational marine industry, hosted by Boating Industry magazine and parent company EPG Brand Acceleration. The conference is hosted over three days, featuring keynote speakers, Q&A panels, and the prestigious Top 100 award celebration.  In anticipation of ELEVATE SUMMIT 2022, the Boating Industry ...

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Newport International Boat Show celebrates 2022 success

Newport International Boat Show logo

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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AMI opens registration for 2023 conference

Registration for the Association of Marina Industries (AMI) Conference & Expo, formerly the International Marina & Boatyard Conference (IMBC), is now open. Entering its 21st year, the conference will be held January 30 – February 1, 2023, at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Fla. AMI is planning a face-to-face event in 2022. Conference fees begin at $399 and include ...

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ICAST celebrates success in 2022 show

ICAST returns to Orlando

Recreational fishing’s future continues to look bright, as the industry’s largest trade show, ICAST, returned to form last week. In total, more than 12,000 exhibitors, buyers and media converged on the Orange County Convention Center to showcase the widest array of fishing gear, tackle, accessories and apparelavailable in one location. ICAST is produced by the American Sportfishing Association (ASA), a ...

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IBEX 2022 opens visitor registration

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced that registration for visitors is now available for this year’s show, set to take place September 27-29, 2022 at the Tampa Convention Center. Owned and produced by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and RAI Amsterdam, IBEX is North America’s largest trade event for marine industry professionals.Attracting professionals from all sectors of ...

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2022 New England Boat Show finishes strong

It was all about boats in Boston February 16-20 with the return of the Progressive Insurance New England Boat Show, presented by Discover Boating. The 2022 show attracted more than 27,500 visitors, up 8% compared to the same timeframe in 2020. Several exhibitors reported a strong show with quality leads and buyers. To expand how boat show exhibitors can connect with ...

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NMMA postpones five boat shows, announces new events

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) announced it is postponing the 2022 Progressive Insurance Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Nashville, and St. Louis boat shows to 2023. The postponement of these five shows is the result of thorough analysis, alongside exhibitors and NMMA members, of the unique needs and economics of each region spanning date availability to supply chain disruptions to historically low market-specific ...

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Norwalk Boat Show reports strong return

The 2021 Progressive Insurance Norwalk Boat Show, which ran Sept. 23-26, marked the return of NMMA’s boat and sport shows—and came back strong. Attendance reached 12,976 – up 1% compared to 2019 – with double-digit increases over the weekend. What’s more, the Norwalk show saw an uptick in first-time show goers and new boat buyers in attendance, and exhibitors reported robust ...

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