2017 Tampa Boat Show

2017 Tampa Boat Show


Anchors Away: The Region’s Premier Boating Event
Docks September 8-10
Progressive Insurance® Tampa Boat Show® returns to the
Tampa Convention Center and Harbor for three days of nautical fun

Thursday, September 7, 5-7 p.m.
An exclusive opportunity to view and board all in-water yachts with valet parking, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres.
Cost: $75

MILITARY APPRECIATION: Discounted tickets available for all members of the military with proof of valid ID
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: Save $2 on full-price admission when tickets purchased in advance online. Offer good through September 7.

Purchase tickets at TampaBoatShow.com, at the show box office, or by calling 954-441-3220.

Visit us at TampaBoatShow.com; and follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. #TampaBoatShow. 

Chart your Course to the Tampa Boat Show!
Area’s longest-running and only in-water boat show returns to Tampa Bay Harbor

The 2017 Progressive Insurance Tampa Boat Show, the area’s only in-water boat show and official kick-off to fall boating season, returns to Tampa September 8-10 to showcase the marine industry’s newest boats and accessories and provide aquatic attractions for all ages. Visitors to the Bay Area’s largest boat show can view, board and enjoy one-of-a-kind deals on hundreds of boats from the region’s top dealers and cutting edge marine accessories and electronics. This year’s show has more than 300 boats ranging in size from 12 to 80 feet in the water and on land, with an expanded big-boat section featuring more than 100 best in-class vessels, ranging in size from 30 to 80 feet! This year’s show will also feature an expanded sailboat display.

New to the 2017 Tampa Boat Show is Family Fun Day on Sunday, September 10. Families can take advantage of a special, online-only Family Admission which includes tickets for two adults and two children for just $20. The first 50 children to the show on Sunday will receive a free fishing pole. All attendees can participate in free Kids’ Zone activities including face painting, sand art and balloon art.

The three-day boating extravaganza takes fun to new depths with interactive features for families and boaters of all experience levels. Visitors can enjoy on-water boating and sailing lessons along Tampa Bay. Attendees can also explore Fred’s Shed Interactive Learning Center for DIY fun with free hands-on clinics on boat maintenance, repair and upgrade techniques. There is also an extensive boating and fishing seminar lineup.

This year’s show will feature a VIP preview night on Thursday, September 7. For $75, attendees will enjoy an exclusive opportunity to view and board all in-water yachts before the show is open to the public. The price includes valet parking, cocktails and horse d’oeuvres. Tickets to the VIP event are only available to purchase online.

For more information, visit TampaBoatShow.com and follow the show on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Keep up with us by using #TampaBoatShow across all social channels

Editor’s Note: Reserve media passes by registering at www.TampaBoatShow.com. For more information or to schedule interviews, please contact Megan Licursi at 513.404.2545 or megan@licursi.net.

About the Progressive Insurance Tampa Boat Show: The Progressive Insurance Tampa Boat Show is produced by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), the world’s largest producer of boat shows and the leading association representing the recreational boating industry. NMMA member companies produce more than 80 percent of the boats, engines, trailers, accessories and gear used by boaters and anglers throughout the U.S. and Canada. The association is dedicated to industry growth through programs in public policy advocacy, market statistics and research, product quality assurance and promotion of the boating lifestyle. For more information, visit www.nmma.org.
About Progressive
The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies makes it easy to understand, buy and use auto insurance. Progressive offers choices so consumers can reach it whenever, wherever and however it’s most convenient—online at progressive.com, by phone at 1-800-PROGRESSIVE, on a mobile device or in-person with a local agent.

Progressive also offers insurance for personal and commercial autos and trucks, motorcycles, boats, recreational vehicles, as well as home insurance through select carriers. It’s the fourth largest auto insurer in the country, the largest seller of motorcycle insurance and a leader in commercial auto insurance. Progressive also offers car insurance online in Australia at http://www.progressiveonline.com.au.

Founded in 1937, Progressive continues its long history of offering shopping tools and services that save customers time and money, like Name Your Price®, Snapshot® and Service Centers.

The Common Shares of The Progressive Corporation, the Mayfield Village, Ohio-based holding company, trade publicly at NYSE:PGR.

To learn more about Progressive Boat Insurance, which insures more than one million watercraft, contact Erin Vrobel at Erin_L_Vrobel@Progressive.com, (440) 395-0179.

More Information

Date(s): October 13, 2017 - October 15, 2017
Hours: 10:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Admission: Adults $12, Children 12 & under Free


333 South Franklin St
Tampa, FL 33602
(954) 441-3220