Presenting Sponsorship Information

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.

Presenting Sponsors will be aligned with both of our premier fall boat shows: the United States Sailboat Show and the United States Sailboat Show. Packages also available for spring shows: Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show and Bay Bridge Boat Show.

The Annapolis Boat Shows is promoted through selective advertising placement, creative promotions, and an extensive public relations effort. 

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

Join our team as the sole Presenting Sponsor of the United States Sailboat Show & the United States Powerboat Show 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
  • 100+ complimentary guest tickets

Upward to $150,000 value in advertising and promotions at our signature fall boat shows.

Sponsor will present both United States Sailboat Show and United States Powerboat Show; or both spring shows: Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show and Bay Bridge Boat Show.


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