Registration is open for the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades, the sportfishing trade show and conference that will run from July 14-17 in Orlando, Fla.
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.
The Bay Bridge Boat Show will return next weekend in Stevensville, Md., and the Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show will be held the following week.
The Calvert Marine Museum will hold its 10th annual Solomons Maritime Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 2.
The Strictly Boaters Show, which will be held May 1-3 in Cape May, N.J., touts itself as the show where visitors will not find funnel cake, face painting or a water-skiing squirrel.
Cartagena International Boat Show keynote speaker Esteban Biondi, who will come to the show this weekend on behalf of the USA Pavilion, will address the development of sustainable marinas in Colombia.
This year’s Inland Marine Expo — a trade show that brings together parts and service companies, repair specialists and marine contractors — will be held June 15-17 at Union Station in St. Louis.
The Sacramento Boat Show started its four-day run at Cal Expo Thursday morning with vendor optimism despite the West Coast’s lingering drought and questions about the economy.
The Tampa Bay Boat Show at Tropicana Field launches today for a run through Sunday.
The Dania Beach Marine Flea Market opens today at the Mardi Gras Casino in Hallandale Beach, Fla., with acres of marine “treasures” — used and obsolete parts; used and new boating, fishing and diving gear; excess manufacturer, distributor and dealer inventory; nautical antiques; artwork; and even new and used boats.
SailQuest Boat Show Cos. said it will hold its annual boutique boat show May 1-3 at Mystic Shipyard in Mystic, Conn.