The National Marine Manufacturers Association is pleased to welcome you to the Progressive Insurance San Francisco Boat Show. This set of instructions has been designed to answer your questions and to provide you with important support information.
We are currently working with AT&T Park, and various service contractors to develop the best ordering systems and pricing for the 2016 Progressive® San Francisco Boat Show.
Space is limited! To ensure the best possible space at the show, please complete the Exhibitor Space Application and return to Mitch Perkins by September 25, 2015!
If you have any questions, please contact:
Exhibitor Relationship Manager
phone: (415) 272 - 4130
2016 Exhibitor Kit
- Boat Show Picture Gallery [PDF - 3600.16Kb]
- Allocation Procedures & Display Guidelines [PDF - 1378.17Kb]
- 2016 SFBS BoatFinder Online Tool [PDF - 632.59Kb]
- 2016 Exhibitor Kit [PDF - 272.66Kb]
- 2016 Exhibitor Checklist for upcoming Deadlines [PDF - 221.93Kb]
- 2016 Exhibitor Services Kit: Decorator, Carpet, Shipping, Electrical [PDF - 1689.67Kb]
Payment Deadlines and Space Allocation - Deadline 09/25/2015
Space must be paid in full to secure your seniority and location in the show.
50% by September, 25, 2015
50% by November, 02, 2015
You can make payment by Credit Card (up to $5,000) or Check. Please contact Katharina Klanck for details.
Any requests for changes or additions to your space must be noted on your Space Contract. We will make every attempt to accommodate your request but allocation of available space is based on NMMA Allocation Procedures Deadlines and Space Allocation. Allocation of Space will start in October 2015. Mitch Perkins will contact you with details.
Exhibitor Credentials - Deadline 11/23/2015
A unique link will been send to you in a separate e-mail to order your show credentials. The deadline to register for credentials online is Monday, November 23, 2015. The maximum number of credentials issued is determined by the amount of square feet for which your company has contracted. Credentials will be mailed when your contracted space balance is paid in full. If you have any questions please contact us at SanFranciscoCredentials@nmma.org.
Exhibitor Insurance - Deadline 12/28/2015
As an exhibitor, you are required to carry commercial general liability insurance. Read more in the Exhibitor Kit here
Be My Guest Tickets - Deadline 12/28/2015
Discounted Exhibitor Show Invite Tickets
Invite your best customers and prospects to visit you at the show with "Be My Guest" Tickets.These ticket are discounted 50% for $7,50 each, with no minimum order. You can order until the show's opening day.
Here is how it works:
• You have been sent a unique link in a separate email to place your order for Be My Guest Tickets.
• Order online, pay 50% general admission for each ticket ordered, print at your convenience on 8.5 x 11 paper.
• Distribute tickets to invite your customers and prospects to visit you at the show.
• After the show you will be refunded for all unredeemed tickets; refunds will be issued 30 days after the show closes. Refund applies to orders placed online only!
On-site orders are not eligible for refunds.
Order on-site, pay 50% general admission for each ticket purchased. Tickets are printed for you on ticket stock. Tickets purchased on-site are non-refundable.
Any requests made after December 28, 2015 for Exhibitor Credentials will be available for pick up in the Show Office – Pier 48. Please make sure to read the information provided to prevent delays in processing. If you have any questions please contact us at SanFranciscoCredentials@nmma.org
Order Tickets here!
Boat Finder Program online - For Boat Exhibitors only!
Gain additional exposure by listing your boat show inventory online NOW so attendees can shop weeks before they visit the show. See the San Francisco Boat Finder here
For more information on Boat Finder and to upload your inventory, please contact Ani Grigorian at Agrigorian@nmma.org or Mitch Perkins at firstname.lastname@example.org
Featured Product online - For Non-Boating Exhibitors only!
If you’re looking to get more exposure for the products you’re bringing to the show, make sure to submit to the Featured Products section on the show’s website. By having your products listed, you can help drive traffic to your booth, boost exposure both online and at the show, and provide consumers an additional resource for finding your products before, during and after the show.
This FREE, online promotional feature is applicable to any exhibitor who wishes to advertise a non-boat product and has submitted an application and deposit.Featured Products is ideal for highlighting product debuts, best sellers and show specials.
How it works: The Featured Products submission form allows you to easily and directly upload information, offers and images of the products you wish to promote. To get started, visit
We look forward to working with you to make the 2016 show a success!