After a extensive sector-by-marketplace evaluation of its boat shows nevertheless on the program for the initially quarter of 2021, the NMMA announced nowadays it is canceling this year’s Progressive Insurance policies New England Boat Demonstrate and Progressive Insurance policies Northwest Sportshow, and postponing the Progressive Insurance Atlantic City Boat Demonstrate to April 7-11, 2021, which was initially scheduled Feb. 24-28.
The Association announced in the fall the cancellation of 9 of its other boat exhibits scheduled for the very first quarter of 2021, driven by the trajectory of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“These decisions are the outcome of continued discussions with exhibitors, well being officials, venue operators, and other stakeholders to deliver safe and sound, prosperous, and large-high-quality purchaser experiences with wellbeing and security best of brain for all associated,” reported Frank Hugelmeyer, NMMA president. “While we determined most of our activities in the early part of 2021 are not practical to develop, we realize boat reveals perform a vital purpose in showcasing new merchandise and producing sales for our industry, and we’re dedicated to resuming our comprehensive boat display lineup as soon as attainable.”
The NMMA will continue on to observe the impacts of COVID-19 in the Atlantic Metropolis area, functioning with federal, state, and community authorities to be certain a risk-free and profitable function will be probable in April.
The NMMA expects to resume its full boat clearly show schedule in September of 2021, along with a full slate of field-leading boat reveals in 2022.