Exhibitor Center

Sign up to exhibit at one of the largest winter indoor boat shows in New England and showcase your products and services to thousands of boating, fishing and outdoor enthusiasts! Space rates are extremely competitive, starting at $5.40/sq. ft. for bulk space and $750 for a 10 x 10 booth (RIMTA member rates). We also offer a unique option for RIMTA members to have Multi-Year Contracts which locks in your rate for 3 years. Please contact David Rosenberg at PVDBoatShow@gmail.com for details. To exhibit, please complete the 2018 Space Application and make your payment. The Exhibitor Portal is now open, where you can access exhibitor forms, order credentials, reserve Exhibitor Guest Tickets, complete your directory listing, and access marketing tools. Click the button below to access the Exhibitor Portal (username and password are required).

Exhibitor Portal Login – Click here to access the Exhibitor Portal

Exhibitor Marketing Toolkit

Help Promote The Providence Boat Show to Your Customers! The following tools are free, easy to use, and will help drive traffic to your display and the show.

Get the Exhibitor Information Guide – This guide is the best overview of what you need to know to maximize your investment in the show and make your logistics run smoothly. It includes: Maximizing Your Space & Sales, Increasing Your Boat Show ROI, Show Organizers’ Sales Incentives, Special Events & Features to Entice Your Customers, Floorplan, and Stage In/Stage Out Details. (2018 Information Guide coming soon) 

Exhibitor Guest Tickets (EGT) – EGTs are a great way to invite your VIP customers to the show. Your customers get in free, but you are only billed half the daily ticket price ($7.50). Order as many tickets as you want because you only pay for the tickets that are used.  Order your EGTs on the Exhibitor Portal or go to the show office.

Discount Ticket Links – Help your customers save $2 off the price of a ticket. The discount ticket links can be added to your website or Enewsletter. Want to set up a customized Promo Code featuring your company name? Contact us to learn more.

Web Banners – Promote the show on your website! Several Web Banners are available for download. Click below to download the Web Banners and instructions. We have made adding links to your website quick and simple.

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Providence Boat Show Logos – Use the official Boat Show logos on your promotional materials, social media posts, and your website to link your brand to the show.

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Social Media – Join the conversation! Be sure to interact with us on social media. Find us on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram. Tag your posts with #pbs2017 or #oceanstateofmind to be featured on the show’s jumbotron!

Like us on Facebook!  This is the best place to reach boat show attendees. Post about your products, your special offers and your plans for the show. Share our Facebook page with your friends and invite your customers to the official Providence Boat Show Facebook Event.

Get on Twitter! This is a great way to provide your customers with quick updates on show activities and specials. Use our hashtags to be featured on the jumbotron. Follow us @pvdboatshow and spread the word!

Share your photos on Instagram! The best way to share visuals of everything you’re doing at the show. Follow us @pvdboatshow and tag your photos to be part of our network.

In-Show Jumbotron Advertising – Our four-sided Jumbotron, centrally placed on the show floor, provides you with a great way to promote your company and products to all attendees during the show.   Provide your own 30-second ad or the content for it and we will produce it for you. Learn more here, or  contact Rachelle Sylvia at PVDBoatShow@gmail.com for more information or to place your order.

Retargeting Advertising – After the show ends, here’s an opportunity to promote your products and brands to the existing PBS retargeting database.  These will be highly qualified leads as they have shown interest in the show. Click here for more information, or contact Rachelle Sylvia at PVDBoatShow@gmail.com.

Email Campaign- Get your customers in the know about the show. We have the ability to craft a custom email template for your customer outreach. If you are interested in creating a custom campaign, please contact us.

Poster – Display the show poster at your business, shop, boat yard or dealership. (2018 Poster Coming soon) to download and print the poster.

Publicity – There’s no publicity like free publicity. Whether you’re launching a new boat model or introducing a new service, we want to hear from you. This information will help us promote you on the show website and in e-blasts, social media, press releases, and other communications channels. Click here to complete the Providence Boat Show Promotion Form. 

Boat Show Specials & Special Events– Tell us about your Boat Show Specials and Special Events so we can post them on the website. Let’s make the Providence Boat Show a winter happening with the best events and best deals! Click here to complete the Providence Boat Show Promotion Form.

Accommodations & Parking

BoatShowHotels.com is the Official Hotel Provider of the Providence Boat Show. Click here to view available accommodations. We have the best-available rates, and our hotel specialists have an in-depth knowledge of each hotel. Use the site to view Hotels, Maps, Photos and to book your guaranteed reservation(s) securely. You may also reach us toll-free at (866) 877-3083 or via email at reservations@boatshowhotels.com