Looking to get in the boating spirit? Here's a compilation of Boat Shows coming soon in the Southeast. For the first time in six years, since the economy drop in 2007, sales in watercrafts and interest in boating has spiked again!
The 2013 Orlando Boat Show will be held on January 18th-20th at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. This is no ordinary boat show! In addition to representing 50 manufacturers' products and accessories, the Orlando Boat Show will be held in conjunction with the Orlando Home and Garden Show, making it 2 shows for the price of one!
In Greenville, SC (right in our neck of the woods) the TD Convention Center will hold the 43rd annual, 2013 Upstate SC Boat Show on January 24-27th. It will feature an array of boats and is open to the public. There will be display items for everything you need to start the season off right! These items include fishing equipment, finance and insurance vendors, boat docks and so much more.
The Mid-Atlantic Boat Show will be held on February 7-10, 2013 and located at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, NC. With more than 25 Marine Dealers from all over the region, there will be hundreds of display products to view.
Happening April 12-14th, the 17th annual 2013 Boat Show in Jacksonville, FL will take place at the Metropolitan Park and Marina. Enjoy live music and seminars with hundreds of new boats on display and for sale. With seven acres of convenient and dry park space, there is plenty of room for about 80,000 boats to be displayed. Come and take a look or even purchase!
The SC Marine Association will hold the SC In-Water Boat Show on April 12-14 in Charleston, SC. This will take place at Daniel Island's Waterfront Park. The show will feature boats in the water, on land, marine education, children's activities and entertainment, and safety exhibits.
So whether you're in Florida, North Carolina or somewhere in between, there may be a boat show coming to your area! Check out this more comprehensive list for more information on boat show dates and locations: //www.boatshows.com/calendar.aspx