The new 2011 Orange County Boat Show and Sportfishing Festival is scheduled for May 21-22 at the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa, Calif. The event is a collaborative effort between the Southern California Marine Association and Pacific Coast Sportfishing Magazine. “We’ve been successfully producing the Orange County Boat Show for 19 consecutive years and…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.
This roundup of upcoming shows and events includes news from Correct Craft and the American Boat and Yacht Council. Correct Craft, builder of Nautique boats, will be hosting a luncheon and meeting of the Marine Industry Association of Central Florida next Wednesday. Correct Craft, recently announced as Central Florida Manufacturer of the Year, will be…more
This roundup of upcoming shows and events includes news from the Providence (R.I.) Boat Show, the Association of Marine Technicians Trade Show and the Indian River Nautical Flea Market and Seafood Festival. The 18th annual Providence (R.I.) Boat Show is set for Jan. 13-16 at the Rhode Island Convention Center in downtown Providence. Organizers said…more
This roundup of upcoming shows and events includes news from the Louisville Boat, RV & Sportshow and the 2011 China International Boat Show. The 54th annual Louisville Boat, RV & Sportshow runs Jan. 26-30 at the Kentucky Exposition Center. The Mid-South’s largest sports show offers the latest in boating, recreational vehicles, gadgets and gear. “The…more
Boat shows are one of the top influencers of boat-buying decisions – behind dealership experience and the Internet – according to the 2010 Boat Show Purchase Influence Report, based on a survey conducted by Foresight Research. Foresight Research’s Ron Hein provided a detailed look at the report Tuesday during a webinar. The report is based…more
The International WorkBoat Show, which organizers call North America’s largest commercial marine trade show and conference, returns Wednesday through Friday this week to the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. A record number of exhibitors (nearly 1,000) and visitors (an expected 10,000 from 40 states and 17 countries) will attend the 31st version of the…more
This roundup of upcoming shows and events includes news from the Providence Boat Show, the Chicago Boat, RV & Outdoors Show and the Hot Springs Boat, Tackle and RV Show. The 18th annual Providence Boat Show returns to the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence Jan. 13-16. The show will feature more than 225 exhibitors…more
The Phuket International Boat Show, Asia’s largest, will be held Jan. 6-9 at the Royal Phuket Marina in Thailand. Now in its eighth year and expanding, the in-water show will feature more than 30 boats up to 108 feet. It attracts about 6,000 people. Powerboat exhibitors will include Formula, Chris-Craft, Riviera, Ferretti, Crownline and Sea…more
This roundup of upcoming shows and events includes news from the St. Petersburg Power & Sailboat Show and the Central Florida Boat Show. The St. Petersburg (Fla.) Power & Sailboat Show will be held Dec. 2-5 at the Progress Energy Center for the Arts Mahaffey Theater Yacht Basin and Albert Whitted Park. In addition to…more
The 51st annual Portland (Ore.) Boat Show is set for Jan. 12-16, 2011 at the Expo Center. Hundreds of boats will be on display this year, including sailboats, wakeboard boats, houseboats, pleasure craft and a great selection of sportboats and fishing boats inside 200,000 square feet of exhibit space. Click here for information.