Seattle Boat Show

The West Coast's Biggest Boat Show

Put your business in front of thousands of qualified and and eager boating enthusiasts from all 50 states at the one and only BIG Seattle Boat Show!

The Seattle Boat Show is owned and produced by the Northwest Marine Trade Association (NMTA) and annually features over 800 new and brokerage boats – from kayaks to offshore yachts – on display at Lumen Field Event Center and Bell Harbor Marina. The 2024 exhibitor list is here and includes only marine manufacturers, dealers, yacht brokers, retailers, marinas, boatyards, and other marine service providers.

In 2020, the show drew attendees from all 50 states and Canadian provinces and exhibitor’s reported $244M of sales with a benefit-cost ratio of 24:1. In 2023 the show earned an exceptional Net Promoter Score of 72 from show attendees and 22% of attendees attended the show for the first time (sources: BST Associates and GMA Research. Full reports available in the Members Only section).

NMTA has established itself as a national leader and innovator for boat show production with its commitment to boater education, development of online ticketing, modern website design, extensive advertising, early adoption and extensive use of social media, and creative promotions that draw attendees and the media.