The Charleston Boat Show, now in its 42nd year, is considered the kick-off event of the boating season in this coastal market. Due to its popularity and long-term success, the show is consistently sold out of exhibit space several months in advance.
The Charleston Boat Show is where thousands come together to celebrate life on the water, learn about the newest trends in the industry, become educated with great fishing seminars, and of course, the place to experience all the beautiful new powerboats at sale prices. There is no doubt that this market has great strength in the boating world, with its high quality boat dealers, local manufacturers and other marine related companies.
The Savannah Boat Show, now in its 19th year, is located on Hutchinson Island, Georgia, overlooking the Savannah River and on the South Carolina border. This show’s strength is its location, two hours north of Jacksonville, Florida, and two hours south of Charleston, South Carolina providing a natural magnet for attracting boating enthusiasts and exhibiting companies from all three states and beyond. The show primarily showcases powerboats. Savannah, like Charleston, is on the coast, which makes it a strong salt water fishing location. Each year, fishing experts are on-hand for seminars and demonstrations. The show also features boats overlooking the Savannah River and other maritime displays and exhibits. It’s one of the few winter boat shows in the country fortunate enough to have a water-front view. There is something interesting for everyone at the Savannah Boat Show.
The Charleston In-Water Boat Show takes place every April at the Bristol Marina and Brittlebank Park in downtown Charleston, South Carolina.
Now in its 7th year, the show attracts a high-end visitor and due to the unique location is able to attract a wide variety of boat lines and types, from small fishing boats to grand yachts. The Charleston In-Water Boat Show is in a prime location on the west edge of the Charleston Peninsula overlooking the Ashley River. Consistently named the Best City in America by Conde Nast Traveler and one of the top tourism destinations in the world, the Charleston In-Water Boat Show is the place to be to celebrate life on the water.
The Wilmington Boat Show, now in its 6th year, is held in downtown Wilmington at the Port City Marina, The Pier and the Wilmington Convention Center.
Situated on the gorgeous coast of North Carolina, Wilmington is the perfect location for this major in-water and indoor boat show. The show’s attendees come from all over the east coast and beyond to experience a one-of-a-kind show experience.