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For journalists who want to keep their finger on the pulse of recreational boating and the Rhode Island marine trades, the Providence Boat Show is a prime opportunity to report on the sport and the industry—whether you’re producing business coverage, reporting on the latest trends in technology, profiling boating personalities, or researching stories about on-the-water travel in the Ocean State. If you are searching for a story angle or looking for sources to interview, please contact Cynthia Goss, the show’s publicist, to discuss ideas.

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Providence Boat Show Press Releases

Providence Boat Show Sees Strong Sales, Increased Attendance
February 7, 2017 – The Providence Boat Show presented by Washington Trust saw strong sales and increased attendance. Compressed this year from four to three days, the show drew a crowd that was 10 percent larger than last year’s attendance.
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Providence Boat Show Highlights Easy, Affordable Paths to Boating
January 17, 2017 – Organizers of the Providence Boat Show have placed a special emphasis this year on easy, affordable ways to go boating.
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Suggested Story Angles for Media
January 25, 2017 – Cover your hometown companies coming to the boat show, track the fastest growing sector of the outdoor recreation market, profile a writer drawn to drama at sea whose work was turned into a Hollywood film, and more.
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Providence Boat Show 2017 Calendar Listing
December 1, 2016 – The Providence Boat Show takes place February 3 to 5.
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In The News

Soundings Trade Only: Providence Boat Show Returns in February
January 18, 2017 – Organizers of the Providence Boat Show placed a special emphasis this year on easy, affordable ways to go boating. The three-day expo, presented by Washington Trust, will take place Feb. 3-5 at the Rhode Island Convention Center.
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Coastal Angler Preview: Providence Boat Show 2017
January 20, 2017 – Fishing and boating enthusiasts should get ready for three days of checking out the latest in boats and equipment, attending seminars and special events, and socializing with both old friends and new, says Coastal Angler Magazine.
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Nautical Talk Radio Interview with Wendy Mackie
January 22, 2017 – Captain Lou of Nautical Talk Radio interviews RIMTA CEO Wendy Mackie about the upcoming Providence Boat Show.
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