St. Pete show names PR manager


Show Management appointed Kenton Smith Marketing to handle public relations for the St. Petersburg Power & Sailboat Show to be held Dec. 3-6.

"This is our second year working with Kenton Smith and we're gearing up for another solid event," said Dane Graziano, chief operating officer and senior vice president of Show Management, in a statement. "The publicity generated for our show and exhibitors last year was outstanding and the best we've generated for this particular event.

"Our attendance last year was up 35 percent, thanks in part to strong marketing and publicity efforts," Graziano continued.

Kenton Smith will manage public relations efforts targeted toward the marine trade, national marine consumer in sail and power, plus the regional St. Petersburg and Tampa Bay market.

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