“It was our best show ever and we are thrilled with the results,” said Jay Lasky, Helly Hansen Newport.
“Closing sales of prospects were great at the show this year for Sabre and Back Cove Yachts. A venue like NIBS helps get people excited for a new boat and it worked like a champ!” said Tucker Thompson, Sabre Yachts.
“We at Everglades are always impressed and grateful for the professionalism, communication, and cooperation that we experience during the Newport International Boat Show. Whether it is working on a solution for more space, or accommodating a special request, the first class staff and organization match the caliber of this first-class show. We look forward to each year at the venue as it feels like a Fall homecoming,” said Timmy Dow, Everglades Boats.
“The Newport International Boat Show is always the perfect kick-off to the Fall boat show season! The staff is amazing and fun to work with. We experienced a definite increase in traffic along with a tremendously successful year,” said Kimberly Dieterich, Springline Yacht Sales.
“The Newport Boat Show never disappoints. We look forward to this show as the kick-off to the show season. It is my favorite for location and time of year. We have a steady flow of customers to the booth and our dealers have always reported good leads as a result of attending. Keep up the good work, we look forward to next year’s show,” said Edward Gleason, Regional Sales Manager – Marine, Garmin International.
“The Newport International Boat Show is a staple of our exhibit calendar and we wouldn’t miss it! With friendly and efficient organization, steady and interested foot traffic throughout the show and all set in a fabulous location – where else would we have chosen to celebrate our 100th birthday?,” said Steven Collier, Director of Marketing, Bainbridge International.
“For 22 years Fischer Panda Generators has attended the Newport International Show with great success. The staff and facilities are great and always organized,” said Chad Godwin, Director of Sales, Fischer Panda.
“The show went great, we had a steady volume of people in and out of the boat and the weather held out,” said Morgan Everson, Dream Yacht Charters
“We exhibit at the Newport Int boat show because we reach a segment of boat owners with high net worth. The geographical reach is from Down East to New York City and Long Island which are very fertile yachting markets. Only Newport reaches these markets. The town of Newport is also a great destination for fun,” said Scott Alexander, Seldén Mast, Inc.
“This was our first year exhibiting in Newport and we were really impressed by the smooth organization and steady crowds. We look forward to seeing you next year,” said Graham Quinn, Harding Sails.
“The Newport International Boat Show felt great to me this year,” said Eric Braitmayer, CEO, IMTRA. “I was impressed with the overall appearance of the show and the boats, products and services on display. It felt like it had everything in a package and was very easy to traverse.”
“We are constantly reminded when we go to other shows, just how good your audience is. Real boaters who respect nice boats.”
– Bentley Collins – Sabre Yachts
“Thanks for a great show. Our whole Gowrie Group team had a great time and everyone thought the show had a great buzz and vibe. So many impressive boats! We had more clients/friends than ever before stopping by our booth.”
– Whitney Peterson, VP, Marketing, The Gowrie Group
“I have been attending this boat show for many years and I just wanted to let you all know it has always been a great pleasure and one that I look forward to every year. Please keep up the good work, because you are the reason I keep coming back. You all are the reason this event is such a wonderful success.”
– Chris Kuhn, attendee
“Thanks for putting on a great boat show! We were very glad to be there, and really appreciate what felt like a great location. Your staff was always helpful, as were our great neighbors… Please consider us interested and happy customers.”
– Bill Griffin, Fawcett Boat Supplies
“This was far and away our best year in terms of gross sales and ease of operation. The euphoria of the show is still in the air, and the high of success is still there.”
– Jay Lasky, Helly Hansen, Newport
“The Newport International Boat Show continues to deliver prospects from the entire northeast. We are committed to continue our participation in this major annual event based on our success in retail sales.”
– Andrew Schneider, Marine Max