Official Sponsorship Information

Official sponsors are licensed as the sole brand to represent their industry at an Annapolis Boat Shows and promoted year-round and provided high visibility at show. 

Exclusive offer with exceptional value and visibility, connecting your brand, logo and products to the Annapolis Boat Shows with one full year of boat show advertising and promotions; online, social, and earned media; and, prominent signage and displays.

Profit from our targeted marketing efforts by including your business name and logo on boat show marketing and advertising material. Align your company’s name to one of our boat shows and immediately boost your brand recognition.

Join our team as the exclusive and official sponsor in your industry and in return on your investment receive:

Advertising & Promotions

  • Radio, television, and newspaper advertising (Regional saturation)
  • Full page glossy ads in scores of national and international maritime magazines
  • Show programs incorporate full page glossy ad distributed to visitors & inserted in Chesapeake Bay magazine (150,00 printed)
  • Collaborative print and online promotions with Boat US (640,000 membership)
  • Collaborative advertising across the Mid-Atlantic with Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau

Social & Earned Media

  • Powerful social media campaign on Facebook, Twitter and Google
  • Bi-weekly e-blasts reaching tens of thousand of boaters
  • Press release distributed monthly
  • Links, logos and product placement on website (million visits per year)

Signage & Displays

  • Prime exhibit space at the boat show
  • Banner prominently displayed at all entrances
  • ·50+ complimentary guest tickets

Upward to $100,000 value in advertising and promotions at our signature fall boat shows and $75,000 value for our premier spring boat shows.


Call 410.268.8828 for a customized package tailored to your marketing requirements.