ABOUT THE SHOW

Put your products in front of thousands of the region’s boating enthusiasts!

Calling all boating enthusiasts! The Ottawa Boat Show has been bringing boaters together for nearly 50 years – don’t miss the 47th edition of a classic event for those who love to spend time in, on and around the water. Hundreds of exhibitors provide an unrivaled selection, with exhibit and product categories including:

  • Powerboats
  • Fishing boats
  • Cruisers
  • Personal watercraft
  • Pontoons
  • Accessories
  • Cottage living
  • Docks
  • Marinas
  • Fishing equipment
  • Tours and operators
  • Canoes & Kayaks
  • …and more!

The stats speak for themselves: 56% of visitors planned on purchasing watercraft in the next year, and 64% of last year’s visitors were already boat owners. Plus, attendance is on the rise, with over 9,000 attendees over the course of four days in 2020!

Now is the opportune time to connect face-to-face with thousands of boating enthusiasts!

EXHIBIT PACKAGE & PRICING

EXHIBIT LIKE A PRO

Our all-inclusive booth package includes:

  • 8’ Drapery Backwall
  • 3’ Drapery Sidewalls
  • Aisle Carpeting
  • Booth Carpeting (10 x 10 booths only)
  • Pressure Cleaning
  • Container Storage
  • Daily Booth Vacuuming
  • Discount Admission Passes
  • Forklift Services to and from your booth up to 5,000 lbs* (provided that special lifting and moving equipment is not required)

Pricing:
100 – 399 sq. ft.                     $12.00/sq. ft.

400 sq. ft. – 1,199 sq. ft.         $6.90/sq. ft.
Over 1,200 sq. ft.                    $5.90/sq. ft.

Scott Sprague

Show Manager
1-888-454-7469
 ssprague@mpltd.ca

Pamela Ziwani

Exhibit Sales
888-454-7469
 pziwani@mpltd.ca

DIGITAL MARKETPLACE

The Digital Marketplace will provide you with an opportunity to extend your marketing reach after the live show is complete. It includes a listing for each exhibitor – with contact information and the ability for you to add additional information like photos, videos, product highlights, and more.

How does this work? The Digital Marketplace will be advertised through our social media channels, as well as through direct email communications to our dedicated list of commercial fishing professionals. Our audience marketing campaign will begin upon completion of the live show and will run for a two-week period after the live show concludes.

You’ll receive a BASIC listing for the Digital Marketplace as part of your exhibit package, which includes:

• Company name and logo
• Links to your website & social media accounts (if applicable)
• Web form for leads (which will be emailed directly to you)

Plus, you’ll have the ability to log in and make changes to the following:

• Company description
• Product highlights and deals & specials
• One YouTube video link
• Up to four images (jpg, png, gif files only)
• Captions for your images

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE

As a sponsor you will be able to take advantage of our engaged social media and email audiences after the conclusion of the live show. This will also give your brand the opportunity to convert any leads from the show and continue to engage with the boating community.

In addition to what’s included in the basic listing, the $500 sponsorship gets you:

• Prime placement as a sponsor at the top of the Digital Marketplace
• A social media shoutout with your company’s Facebook page tagged, a photo or video, 100-200 words of text, and a link to your listing.
• An email blast shoutout with a photo or video, up to 100 words of text, and a link to your listing.
• The ability to add a large-scale feature video at the top of your listing, plus additional YouTube links (up to 8 total)
• The ability to add hyperlinks to images and videos

Book Space

To fax or email your Space Rental Contract, please click the "Download" button to get a copy of the contract then send it in to us using the information on the form. To fill out the Space Rental Contract online, please click the "Online" button below.

Floor Plan

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