Attendance was down 10 percent at this year’s Progressive Insurance New York Boat Show, which ran Jan. 4-8 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, according to show producer National Marine Manufacturers Association. The NMMA said it is attributing the drop to unseasonably mild weather and the New York Giants playoff game on Sunday afternoon…more
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.
A new year brought renewed optimism among dealers at the Progressive Insurance New York Boat Show, the first show of 2012. After a walk on the floor of the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan shortly before the show opened its doors on Friday, NMMA president Thom Dammrich said the mood among vendors was…more
NEW YORK – Mid-January dates, a shorter show, decent weather and improving consumer confidence all contributed to a New York Boat Show that surpassed the expectations of exhibitors and organizers. The 105th New York show took place Jan. 20-24 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. This year’s show was a shift from the usual…more
The 57-foot Nordhavn that brought Newport, R.I., filmmaker and adventurer Sprague Theobald through the Northwest Passage last summer will be on exhibit Jan. 29-Feb. 6 at the Seattle Boat Show. The vessel, named Bagan, voyaged through the seas of the Arctic Circle as Theobald and his crew left Newport June 15 to make their way…more
The New York Boat Show returns to the Jacob K. Javits Center early next year with new dates – Jan. 20-24. With the return to the traditional time slot and $2 off advance e-tickets through Jan. 19 at the show Web site, organizers hope to generate more interest and attendance. For the last several years,…more
After seven years, the New York National Boat Show is moving out of its holiday dates and back to its traditional timeframe, the National Marine Manufacturers Association announced. The 105th annual show, which is changing from nine days to five, will take place Jan. 20-24, 2010, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New…more