ESSEX, Conn. — A boat show dedicated to cruising under power or sail got off to a good start in its debut this week, with exhibitors saying it has strong long-term potential.
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 American Sportfishing Association expanded the lineup for its long-standing ICAST trade show, which will take place from July 14-17 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.
Jeanne Hopkins, senior vice president and chief marketing officer at Continuum Managed IT Services and co-author of a No. 1 best-selling mobile marketing book on Amazon.com, “Go Mobile,” will present the keynote address at Sail America’s Industry Conference, which is set for June 22-24 in Newport, R.I.
The Bay Bridge Boat Show, an annual springtime in-water powerboat show that took place April 17-19 in Annapolis, Md., said it saw exhibitor space increase by 13 percent, with more than 270 boats on display, and ticket sales grow 3 percent from 2014.
Brewer Yacht Sales and the Brewer Yacht Yards will host the fourth annual Brewer Spring In-Water Boat Show on Saturday and Sunday at Brewer Pilots Point Marina in Westbrook, Conn.
The publishers of PassageMaker and Sail magazines are launching a new event in June for New England cruising enthusiasts.
An expanded Progressive Catawba Island Boat Show returns May 1-3 at the Catawba Island Club in Port Clinton, Ohio.
ESSEX, Conn. — A small sampling of opinion from brokers exhibiting at the Essex Spring Boat Show revealed confidence and optimism about the way the year will play out.
The Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show returns to City Dock today and continues through Sunday, featuring nearly 80 new and used sailboats on display in the water and more on land.
As alternatives to the big boat shows in Miami and Fort Lauderdale, extremely local “boutique” shows offer a friendly neighborhood feel and a casual pace that some shoppers prefer.