The Providence Boat Show, held Feb. 3-5, saw a 10 percent increase in attendance despite compressing the show from four to three days.
Providence Boat Show
The Providence Boat Show, held annually in January, brings powerboats and sailboats, electronic navigational systems and fishing gear to the Rhode Island Convention Center.
The Providence Boat Show, which opens Friday at the Rhode Island Convention Center and runs through Sunday, will hold a special breakfast seminar focused on workforce challenges and solutions.
Organizers of the Providence Boat Show placed a special emphasis this year on easy, affordable ways to go boating.
The 24th annual Providence Boat Show will be held Feb. 3-5 at the Rhode Island Convention Center.
The Providence Boat Show is like many smaller regional shows that rely on the loyalty of local buyers and the hard work of local builders, dealers and vendors.
The Providence Boat Show, which was held Feb. 4-7, is like many smaller, regional shows that rely on the loyalty of local buyers and the hard work of local builders, dealers and vendors.
The Rhode Island Marine Trades Association will host an Industry Breakfast on Friday during the 23rd annual Providence Boat Show.
The 23rd annual Providence Boat Show, presented by Washington Trust, will run from Feb. 4-7 with an updated layout for easier navigation through boat and gear displays, new special-interest areas, an expanded seminar program and even a tie-in to a Hollywood film debut.
Overall attendance at the Providence Boat Show was down 7 percent, but organizers attribute the drop to the New England winter rather than a lack of enthusiasm among buyers and sellers.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Gate attendance fell slightly at the Providence Boat Show, but organizers today attributed the decline to a quiet New England winter that suddenly awakened with several inches of rain-soaked snow on Saturday and the promise of a blizzard sweeping through the region tonight and tomorrow.