BizBash named the Progressive Insurance New York Boat Show to its list of New York’s Top 100 Events.
New York Boat Show
The Progressive Insurance New York Boat Show, held annually in January, is the oldest boat show in the nation. The four-day event features everything from yachts and cruisers to bass and pontoon boats, and from canoes and kayaks to fishing boats and personal watercraft. It also has marine electronics, engines and fishing gear.
The Progressive Insurance New York Boat Show wrapped up Sunday with a 12 percent drop in attendance from 2013.
Monterey Boats received the Best Display Award at the 2014 New York Boat Show for the second year in a row.
The Progressive Insurance New York Boat Show had some good days, but it might have lost some business because of the winter storm that hit the Northeast last Thursday and Friday.
Animal rights activists are calling for a boycott of the Progressive Insurance New York Boat Show because they say an event called the Swampmaster Gator Show condones mistreatment of alligators. Friends of Animals say alligator wrestler Jeff Quattrocchi provokes alligators with sticks in a large tank before getting the gator to open its mouth so…more
The Recreational Fishing Alliance will host a series of seminars at the New York Boat Show, which kicks off Wednesday and runs through Sunday at the Jacob K. Javits Center in Manhattan. RFA members will receive a $3 discount on admission when they purchase tickets online and enter the promo code RFA. The seminars begin…more
“Fox & Friends” previewed the Progressive Insurance New York Boat Show, which opens Wednesday at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City, touring a number of boats Friday with Discover Boating’s Keith Ammons. Correspondents Anna Kooiman and Kelly Wright highlighted boating’s affordability with Ammons, who was dubbed “the Discover Boating guy” on screen.…more
The decision the Progressive Insurance New York Boat Show made to return to its original dates in 2016 did not have to do with pressure from the Friends of Javits, according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association, the group that owns and produces the show. “The year 2016 was a challenging year for the Javits…more
The Progressive Insurance New York Boat Show agreed to go back to its original dates in 2016 as part of a deal with other stakeholders that were incensed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s decision to assign the show more favorable dates from 2015 to 2019. The deal that was hammered out last week involves about 20…more
The Progressive Insurance New York Boat Show isn’t getting special treatment from Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office. It’s simply going back to the dates it held for more than a century. That’s according to National Marine Manufacturers Association regional show manager Jon Pritko, who told Trade Only Today that the series of events that led the…more