Mercury Marine held an event with the mainstream media in Chicago last week.
Attendance was up across five weekend boat shows last weekend with two of them reporting double-digit gains.
Caterpillar said Tuesday that it is scrapping plans to build a new office complex in central Illinois.
A BoatUS 50th Anniversary Member Appreciation Event will be held July 28 at the River Roast Social House.
West Marine said it will host the America’s Cup trophy on June 9 at its Chicago flagship store.