Enterprise Florida Inc. will be providing spaces for Florida businesses at the Dubai International Boat Show, which runs March 9-13. EFI will have two pavilions to accommodate a business delegation from Florida. There are several options for space, sold on a first-come, first-served basis. EFI will also be providing a subsidy for the cost of…more
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.
There are signs the economy – and the marine industry – is on the road to recovery, judging from the mood at the Genoa International Boat Show, which was held Oct. 3-11 in Fiera di Genova, Italy. Click here to read the story from the Financial Times.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association announced dates for its boat shows in Atlanta and St. Louis. The 48th annual Atlanta Boat Show will be held Jan. 12-17, 2010 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. From canoes to cruisers to pontoons and personal watercraft, the show has something for every lifestyle and budget. Sponsored…more
The Great Northeast Boat Show will be making its premiere April 9-11 at the Hampshire Dome in Milford, N.H. More than 150 boats will be displayed in the 100,000-square-foot venue, along with informative seminars that are being developed. Brands represented include Sea Ray, Four Winns, Formula and Boston Whaler. The show is produced by Anthony…more
The Lido Yacht Expo, held Sept. 24-27 in Newport Beach, Calif., reported a 9 percent increase in attendance this year, organizers said. “We’re very pleased with the way this year’s show turned out,” said Duncan McIntosh, producer of the show. “Even though the number of vessels was down, attendance was very strong.” Show organizers could…more
The New Orleans Boat & Sportshow will be held Jan. 6-10 at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center. Produced by the National Marine Manufacturers Association, the 40th annual show features hundreds of boats, equipment, hunting and fishing gear, and marine accessories, plus travel, insurance and financial offerings. The January event is also introducing a new…more
Producers of the North American In-Water Boat Show at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio, which ended Sunday, reported a 13 percent increase in attendance. More than 12,000 people came, many of whom were serious buyers, according to the Lake Erie Marine Trades Association. “There was a lot of interest in the preowned brokerage boats,” show…more
The Kansas City Boat & Sportshow will be held Jan. 7-10 at the H. Roe Bartle Hall in Kansas City, Mo. The 56th annual show will feature the latest in boats, personal watercraft, ATVs, hunting and fishing accessories, and vacation getaways. Highlights include a lineup of seminars with top hunting and fishing personalities and a…more
The third annual Greenwich Harbor Yacht Showcase will be held Oct. 2-4 at the Delamar Hotel in Greenwich, Conn. All proceeds benefit Spinal Research, whose focus is to find a cure for paralysis, and Shake-A-Leg’s adaptive sailing program for the disabled. The event kicks off with the “WOW! Walk On Water” benefit featuring comedian Robert…more
The Fish Expo Atlantic trade show was renamed the Commercial Marine Expo and is relocating from Providence, R.I., to a waterfront facility in New Bedford, Mass. The 2010 event will be held June 9-10 at the State Pier in New Bedford’s working waterfront. “In 2008, we successfully broadened the scope of the show to embrace…more