Lee Corso at ICAST
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 41st Stuart (Fla.) Boat Show opens today for a three-day event along the city’s waterfront.
Organizers said the seventh China (Xiamen) International Boat Show attracted 18,000 professional merchants and the equivalent of more than $40 million was spent at the four-day event.
Hanseboot 2015, the 56th Hamburg International Boat Show, will be held one week later than originally planned to accommodate a northern German school holiday.
The 55th annual Portland (Ore.) Boat Show is set for Jan. 7-11 with 250,000 square feet of exhibit space featuring ski boats, fishing boats, sailboats, personal watercraft and accessories.
Poor spring weather slowed the start of the season in the marine industry, but if the Kellogg Marine Dealer Trade Show is an accurate barometer the industry is finishing 2014 strongly and building momentum for 2015.
Organizers of the 42nd annual Fort Myers Boat Show say the improving economy was apparent at the show, which wrapped up on Sunday.
Boat show producer and marine magazine publisher Duncan McIntosh Co. bought the Fred Hall Shows, which cater to boating, fishing, hunting, and traveling clienteles with shows in two Southern California locations.
BARCELONA, Spain — The producers of the Barcelona International Boat Show, which wrapped up Sunday in the Mediterranean port city, reported 53,000 visitors at the five-day show.
The sixth annual Jersey Shore Boat Sale & Expo, held Sept. 19-21 in Lakewood, N.J., featured more than 300 new and used boats in more than 130,000 square feet, making it the largest show to date.