Moncton Boat Show sets attendance record

The 2017 edition of the Moncton Boat Show set a record for attendance, show organizers said Wednesday. The Moncton Boat Show, which took place March 31 through April 2, was co-located with the New Brunswick Sportsmen’s Show and Dieppe Fly Fishing Forum at the Moncton Coliseum Complex in Moncton, New Brunswick. Just over 10,000 combined visitors …
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Weekly 5: New England Boat Show attendance down from record 2016

The BI Weekly 5 is a collection of tips, news and data affecting the boating industry this week. Be sure to look for the BI Weekly 5 every week on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. New England Boat Show attendance down from record 2016 A reported 46,461, people attended this year’s New England Boat Show, down 8 percent …
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Record turnout expected for 2016 Top 100 gala

Nearly 500 dealers, sponsors and other industry representatives are expected to attend this year’s Boating Industry Top 100 gala. The 12th annual gala recognizes the Boating Industry Top 100. The 2016 edition will be Thursday, Dec. 8, in Orlando, Fla., following the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo. “From the thousands of dealers in North America …
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Sixth annual “Boatload of Backpacks” marks record donations from Boston Whaler

Boston Whaler held its sixth annual “Boatload of Backpacks” fundraiser to help area students start off the new school year on the right foot. This year marked Boston Whaler’s biggest ever donation, as more than 150 backpacks filled with school supplies were loaded into a 170 Dauntless and delivered to three local elementary schools. It …
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Ethanol and marine engines: Setting the record straight

Editor’s note: The author submitted this post in response to a recent article on the results of a Boating Industry reader survey, “Survey: Ethanol repair issues growing.” All opinions are those of the author. The article has not been edited, except where indicated with “Editor’s note.” Misinformation and scare tactics about ethanol have once again …
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Record ICAST show bodes well for marine industry

A record turnout at the 2015 ICAST show, held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando from July 15 to 17, bodes well for the marine industry, according to manufacturers exhibiting at the event. More than 12,000 dealers, retailers, reps and distributors had pre-registered for the world’s largest fishing tackle trade show, the highest […]
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METS sets record for attendance, exhibitors

The numbers don’t lie – the 2014 METS was the biggest ever, with record numbers of both exhibitors and visitors. A total of 21,086 people attended the world’s largest marine equipment trade show, which wrapped up Thursday in Amsterdam, Netherlands. This beats the record 20,500 exhibitors who attended METS ins 2013, and according to show […]
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