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  • Boost brand awareness and visibility
  • Drive sales
  • Increase customer loyalty
  • Stand out from your competitors
  • Demonstrate support of your community/industry
  • Business-to-business marketing/hospitality

We customize our sponsorship packages to meet your goals and objectives.
NMTA does not believe in a “one size fits all” approach to sponsorship. What are your company’s goals? Let’s work together to help you achieve maximum ROI.

Sponsorships are available for the following NMTA-produced events:

Seattle Boat Show, Indoors + Afloat

Dates: January 26 - February 3, 2018
Average attendance: 55,000
Location: CenturyLink Field Event Center & South Lake Union

We are proud to be the West Coast's Largest Boat Show! The annual event showcases more than 1,000 recreational watercraft, over 200 free seminars plus the latest accessories both indoors and on the water. Unique features like boat giveaways, wine tasting, live entertainment, kids activities and a party just for our exhibitors is what makes our boat show stand out from the rest. This is your opportunity to connect directly with boaters.

Demographic information and sponsorship inventory at www.seattleboatshow.com. For more information, contact Molli Moss at Event Producers: 425-420-1680 or molli@eventproducers.events

Northwest Salmon Derby Series

Dates: February – December
Attendance: 8,000+
Locations: Roche Harbor, Everett, Bellingham, Gig Harbor, Hood Canal, Willapa Bay, Edmonds, Coeur d'Alene, Friday Harbor, Anacortes, Tacoma, Vancouver (Canada), Port Townsend

The Northwest Salmon Derby Series is part of NMTA’s Grow Boating program which serves our core purpose – to increase the number of boaters in the Northwest. The Series began as a way to encourage boaters to get out and use their boats more often and has grown to over 6,000 yearly participants and 14 locations. Sponsorship opportunities include on-site activation, online/email marketing, sampling, social media, print advertising and an exclusive auto partnership.

NW Paddling Festival

Dates: First weekend in May
Attendance: 2,500
Location: Lake Sammamish State Park, Issaquah, WA

The NW Paddling Festival is the largest event of its kind on the west coast. The Festival takes place on the beautiful shores of Lake Sammamish State Park and features demonstrations, a paddle challenge, kid’s activities and an industry-only day. This audience is young and active and ready to meet you!

Northwest Marina & Boatyard Conference

Dates: October 28-20, 2017
Attendance: 130
Location: Bremerton, WA

The Northwest Marina & Boatyard Conference is a must-attend event for private/public marinas, boatyards and the companies that service them. The line-up includes vital information on environmental issues, new trends in marketing and technology plus time to network with peers and ask questions of our experts.

NMTA Annual Meeting

Date: November/December
Attendance: 180
Location: Seattle

The NMTA Annual Meeting is attended by nearly 1/3 of our members each year. The event includes a cocktail hour, awards presentation and a year in review presentation. Most importantly, this is a great opportunity for networking. Sponsor this event if you’re looking to increase your visibility amongst your peers and show your support of NMTA.

Member-to-Member (M2M) events

NMTA hosts multiple networking events for our members throughout the year at various locations. These events are typically casual cookouts and are often held at our members’ businesses.

For more information, contact Kate Anderson at (206) 634-0911 or kateanderson@nmta.net

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