Why Exhibit?

Every January, boating fishing and outdoor enthusiasts from throughout the Mid-South head to the Progressive® Insurance Nashville Boat & Sportshow® to kick off the upcoming season. They come to see what's new, compare products and gear up for their favorite activities. As an exhibitor that means you'll reach them at the BEST time to make a sale―when they are shopping!

Attendee Profile

  • 84% were repeat visitors
  • 75% currently own a boat
  • 59% are considering buying a boat
  • 51% made or arranged to make a purchase at the show
  • 53% were age 25-54, 38% were age 50-64
  • 60% have a household income of $75,000 or more

Show Overview 

  • More than 300 boats, boating accessories, fishing gear, marinas  and travel resorts
  • World-class facility in the heart of historic Nashville features 180,000 sq. ft. of Class A exhibit space
  • Conveniently located in downtown Nashville
  • Special attractions and family-friendly entertainment such as Kid's Trout Pond generate media atttention that boosts attendance
  • More than 2,000 hotel rooms plus restaurants, museums, live music and pro sports venues all within walking distance of the show site 



Pam LaFollette
143-A Arnold Drive
Shepherdsville, KY 40165
Phone: (502) 957-1690
Fax: (866) 590-8907


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