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Newport International Boat Show Announces Show Partners and Sponsors

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Boat Show Draws Big Name Brands with Expanded Sponsorship Offerings

Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced today its sponsorship program for this year’s show. A number of premier companies have already committed and will play an instrumental role in providing attendees with the most enjoyable boat show experience yet.

“Our attendees come from all over the globe and represent a sophisticated demographic with varying life and boating styles,” said Nancy Piffard, show director of Newport Exhibition Group. “We make every effort to improve their experience by partnering with companies that share our goals. This year’s sponsors are exceptional and we are really looking forward to September.”

Current sponsors include Celebrity Cruises, Centreville Bank, Dockwa, Harbor Town Wine, Harpoon Beer, Helly Hansen, Hendricks Gin, Karma Wellness Water, Lipton Pure Leaf Collection, Polar Beverage, Sea Bags, Sebago and Sobieski Vodka.

“We are excited to continue our support of the Newport International Boat Show as the official footwear supplier,” said Kerry Lawton, global marketing manager, Sebago. “Every year, this show offers more and more excitement for showgoers, from the amazing boats to the special events. We have always found that the Show gives us an incredible opportunity to connect with our customers, and we are positive this year will be the best yet.”

Set for September 15-18, 2016 on Newport Harbor, the Newport International Boat Show is the kick-off to the boat show season and one of the largest in-water boat shows in the country – hosting exhibitors from around the world with an exceptional assortment of sailboats, powerboats, marine equipment, services and accessories for boaters. Expanding on past offerings, the Newport International Boat Show will host on-water courses, seminars and demonstrations, giving showgoers plenty to look forward to beyond the excitement of new boat debuts and boating gear.

For more information on the Newport International Boat Show and its current sponsors, please visit To learn about sponsorship opportunities still available please contact the Boat Show’s Corporate Partnership Department at (401) 619-1371 or email Gail Alofsin at


Show Dates & Hours:

Thursday, Friday & Saturday, September 15th, 16th, and 17th: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Sunday, September 18th: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Admission Prices:

       Thursday, September 15th, VIP Day: Online and at the gate tickets are $35*.

       Friday, Saturday or Sunday, September 16th, 17th or 18th advanced tickets are $15* until September 15th and day-of tickets are $20.

       Two-day discounted ticket packages are also available online.

       Children under 12 are admitted free all days when accompanied by an adult.

       Friday, September 16th only, visitors with a valid Military or Newport County Resident ID pay $12 admission at the ticket booth (This discount cannot be combined with any other discount offer).


*Advance ticket prices are subject to additional processing fees.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit



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