Attendance at the Progressive New England Boat Show fell drastically because of frigid February weather and several feet of snow, but many exhibitors say the people who did show up were buying boats.
New England Boat Show
The Progressive New England Boat Show, held annually in February at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, fills 300,000 square feet with new boats from the region’s top dealers and a wide selection of marine accessories and special features.
BOSTON — The Progressive New England Boat Show, which ran from Feb. 14 through Sunday, had drastically reduced attendance because of frigid weather and several feet of snow that plagued the region, but many exhibitors said the people who did show up were buying boats.
Exhibitors at the Progressive New England Boat Show are hoping the upcoming weekend will help to offset the blow delivered by snow during the nine-day show’s first weekend.
The New England Boat Show has expanded into a new hall, adding 100,000 square feet of floor space to accommodate 20 percent growth this year.
Boston Whaler president Huw Bower says one of his least favorite things about indoor boat shows is the lack of sunlight.
BOSTON — The rebounding economy has boat buyers showing interest in the cruiser market for the first time in years — at least for many dealers at the New England Boat Show.
BOSTON — Though traffic seemed light at the Progressive Insurance New England Boat Show on Monday, dealers said that only three days into the 10-day show this year’s event was on track to be their best in years.
The Progressive Insurance New England Boat Show will return Saturday for a nine-day run with 25 more exhibitors than in 2013, the biggest turnout in six years for the region’s largest boat show.
The 2014 Progressive Insurance New England Boat Show will take place Feb. 22-March 2 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Attracting thousands of sailboat and powerboat enthusiasts, the Progressive Insurance New England Boat Show is the Northeast’s largest show. More than 300,000 square feet will be filled with boats and nautical equipment — ranging…more
Traffic picks up after a snowy first weekend; exhibitors say sales and leads beat expectations The Progressive Insurance New England Boat Show garnered rave reviews on the venue — the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center — solid reviews on the crowds and lousy reviews on the weather. Despite snowstorms that struck during the first weekend,…more