The new Progressive Insurance San Francisco Boat Show will take place Jan. 23-26 at McCovey Cove and Pier 48.
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.
Sail America has scheduled a regatta to accompany its fourth biennial Industry Conference June 9-11, 2014, at the Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina in Mount Pleasant, S.C.
Progressive Insurance Strictly Sail Long Beach show organizers said the four-day event that ended Sunday attracted nearly 5,000 people, a 16 percent increase from 2012. Organizers said initial feedback was positive and mirrored what boat show exhibitors have been reporting across the country — sales and solid leads were generated and visitors came looking to…more
The Dania Marine Flea Market, which takes place March 13-16, is moving to the Mardi Gras Casino in Hallandale Beach, Fla. “The marine flea market continues to provide a cost-effective venue to sell used, overstocked and obsolete nautical items to the boating public,” general manager Jennifer Dudas said in a statement. “And since every boater,…more
Superyacht industry directory Yachting Pages says the Cannes and Monaco boat shows demonstrated a rebound in the superyacht segment of the industry. The company, which launched two new products this year — Yachting Pages Delivers and Yachting Pages Refit — said the shows were the best in its 10-year history. “This time last year I…more
The Michigan Boating Industries Association announced the dates of its 2014 boat shows. The shows offer face-to-face access to more than 90,000 boaters each year, the group said. Dates and locations are as follows: • 56th Annual Detroit Boat Show, Feb. 15-23 Cobo Center, One Washington Blvd., Detroit The Detroit show is the largest boat…more
The sixth China (Xiamen) International Boat Show will be held Nov. 8-11 at Xiamen Marina in Wuyuwan Bay. With its 300-berth capacity, the marina has one of the largest maritime boat exhibition sites in China, show organizers said. The show will have three sections. An indoor section, in Blocks 4 to 6 of the marina…more
The 2013 Lido Boat Show in September in Newport Beach, Calif., not only had a surge in attendance, but it also showed sustained improvement in sales and mood from the Newport Boat Show in April. “At Newport we saw this surge, this uptick in the spring show,” show owner Duncan McIntosh told Trade Only Today.…more
The International WorkBoat Show opens Wednesday in New Orleans and runs through Friday. North America’s largest commercial marine trade show will feature more than 1,000 exhibitors. Shipyards, commercial boatbuilders, marine engineers and architects, surveyors, military buyers, barge operators and port engineers are among the professionals that attend the show. Seminar topics include compliance issues, propulsion…more
Following its strongest performance in its 16-year history, U.K.-based Seawork International is expanding in 2014. The commercial marine exhibition and conference will take place June 10-12 in Southampton. Exhibition organizer Mercator Media is increasing floor space for next year’s show by 15 percent, in part to house the growing fleet of pontoons that will be…more