Why Exhibit?

Welcome and Ahoy to the San Diego International Boat Show

With potential for boating year round, Southern California offers a beautiful setting for our outdoor, summer show which celebrates all things boating – power, sail, paddlesports, SCUBA, cruising, chartering, technology, and more! This year we will grow the show with two new categories: "travel / charter" and "sportfishing". Insiders will share their experiences in Mexico: when to go, what to see, where to fish, cruising adventures and seasonal calender.
Last year we were able to grow exhibitor participation by 30% and attendance by 26%, after a 64% jump in 2013. The show is maturing at incredible rates now and with your participation, we’ll ensure an even bigger impact in 2014!
 
Now in its 11th year, the San Diego International Boat Show will host a range of new features, more boats in-water
and more exhibits on-land! The NMMA marketing team will implement a targeted campaign focused on attracting
qualified boat buyers, passionate enthusiasts and prospective boaters to the show by maintaining our amplified advertising and public relations budget.
 
We are pleased to continue our collaboration with the California Yacht Broker’s Association (CYBA) to produce the in-water element of the show. We plan to expand the footprint of the docks in-water in order to accommodate more boats for sale – new and brokerage - as well as our on-water educational elements.
 
The inclusion of the Superyacht category at the 2013 show generated substantial interest from the media and showcased the wide range of boating opportunities in San Diego. We will once again partner with the San Diego Superyacht Association (SDSA) to feature yachts 80’+ - new, brokerage and charter.
 
We hope you’ll join us for what is sure to be another year of exponential growth at the San Diego International Boat Show. Please share on facebook, Twitter or Instagram #SDBoatShow and join our LinkedIn Group. Feel free to call me anytime to discuss your participation.
 
Fair Winds!
 
Katharina Klanck 
Show Manager
phone: 714-633-7581, kklanck@nmma.org