After a false start that made many think the 21st Southeast US Boat Show wouldn’t happen this year, the Jacksonville, Fla., event was scheduled to run May 19-21 after an agreement between the city and show organizers.
National and regional boat shows of all sizes are held throughout the country and at all times of the year. Many combine displays of boats with displays of accessories, seminars and family entertainment.
Organizers of the April 7-9 Lake Havasu Boat Show said attendance was up more than 25 percent this year and exhibitors were still requesting space the day before the show opened.
Organizers said more than 14,000 people attended the eighth edition of the International Multihull Boat Show in La Grande Motte, France, in April, and 60 percent of the attendees came from abroad.
Organizers said the Bay Bridge Boat Show in Annapolis, which has been making gains since 2010, grew its exhibitor numbers by nearly 49 percent in the last two years.
Turkish shipyard Mazu Yachts said its new 42 Walkaround will have its world premiere at the Sept. 12-17 Cannes Yachting Festival.
The Triton is partnering with organizers of the 2018 Refit International Exhibition & Conference to support expanded exhibit sales and a more in-depth conference program.
The 21st Southeast US Boat Show in Jacksonville, Fla., which organizers originally thought would start today, announced it will take place May 19-21.
The Progressive Catawba Island Boat Show is set to return April 28-30 in western Lake Erie.
The 21st annual Southeast U.S. Boat Show, which organizers thought was slated to open Friday in Jacksonville, is off, shocking dealers who had reserved space and planned for the annual event.
Organizers said the four-day Singapore Yacht Show attracted 14,286 visitors and featured 94 yachts on the water, including a record number of world and Asian debuts.