Win with Boat Show Education Programs
Sailing’s stakeholders know that sailing can sometimes be difficult to access and the learning curve steep. We also know that sailors tend to be curious and enjoy learning. Educational programs and especially boat show seminars create wins for consumers, exhibitors, and show management.
A strong seminar program creates
for show management with improvedd gate sales and a meaningful show feature
or exhibitors as they drive show traffic and provide a conduit for building customer relationships
for consumers who are eager to get into sailing
Seminars offer the public a pathway to sailing that is affordable, accessible and easy. Often seminar attendees spend several mixing shopping and education at the shows as they prepare to buy a boat, make accessory purchases and gain confidence to cast off the dock lines. Seminars sell the sailing lifestyle.
A solid seminar programs drives traffic to the shows with seminars that teach skills, tempt with alluring destinations and get sailing partners on the same page.
Speakers with outstanding speaking skills, substantial knowledge base & sailing insights are welcome to apply.
Seminars topics are chosen based upon broad appeal to the public and ability to drive show traffic, complementary topics, consumer feedback, speaker’s name recognition and resume.
ASA and US Sailing certified instructors
ARC rally founder
US Sailing and Sail America board members
Chicago to Mac racers
National Class Champions
Ostar record holder
America’s Cup sailors
Former Michigan State Representative and Senator
Summer Sailstice founder
Newport to Bermuda overall winner
Excellent! Would come to the show just to attend the seminars and to listen to great speakers
Nicely informative, good accuracy, well-given
Very entertaining, down to earth, very informative with fun current stories and past mistakes.
Fabulous!! A wealth of information! Thanks so much
Wonderful presentation—entertaining speaker
Very skillful, readily understandable presentation of well-organized material
Next year, please make the seminar tents bigger for more seating for more people to attend