Anchors Aweigh as the Progressive® Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show® Returns to the Minneapolis Convention Center January 24-27, 2019

10/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

Minneapolis, Minn. – October 24, 2018  – The 2019 Progressive® Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show® cruises back to the Minneapolis Convention Center January 24-27, 2019 with four days of summer fun to help beat the winter blues. The region’s longest running boat show and annual family-friendly favorite offers visitors a one-stop shopping experience with hundreds of the newest boats,  latest marine accessories and new marine technologies. This year’s boat show includes an appearance from summertime favorite Twin Cities Beach Blast, featuring a display of past winners of the Milk Carton Boat Race and an all-new, marine-themed Sandcastle.

Visitors will also enjoy returning favorites like the Antique & Classic Boat Display; the Boating Skills Virtual Trainer, where attendees can set out on a simulated “boat trip” to practice boating skills. Winners of the 2019 Minneapolis Innovation Awards, which honors manufacturers of the best new products in the boating industry, will be featured during the show, and are chosen on Wednesday, January 23 during the show’s “Sneak Preview” night.


Thursday, January 24                     2pm–9pm
Friday, January 25                          12pm– 9pm 
Saturday, January 26                     10am–9pm
Sunday, January 27                        10am–5pm
Where: Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 Second Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tickets: Tickets can be purchased in advance at or onsite the day of the show. 
Cost for tickets: Adults (13 and older): $14.00; Youth (12 and under): FREE with paid adult; Active Military: FREE - Present military ID at the box office onsite; Senior Day, Thursday, January 24, 62+ $11.00
Editor’s Note:  Preview photos are available upon request. FREE wireless will be available in the exhibit halls during show hours. Contact Bonnie Harris at 612-801-0912 for more information.
About the Progressive Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show: The Progressive Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show is produced by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), the world’s largest producer of boat shows and the leading association representing the recreational boating industry. NMMA member companies produce more than 80 percent of the boats, engines, trailers, accessories and gear used by boaters and anglers throughout the U.S. and Canada. The association is dedicated to industry growth through programs in public policy advocacy, market statistics and research, product quality assurance and promotion of the boating lifestyle. For more information, visit
About Progressive: The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies makes it easy to understand, buy and use auto insurance. Progressive offers choices so consumers can reach it whenever, wherever and however it's most convenient—online at, by phone at 1-800-PROGRESSIVE, on a mobile device or in-person with a local agent.
Progressive provides insurance for personal and commercial autos and trucks, motorcycles, boats, recreational vehicles, and homes. Home insurance is underwritten by select carriers, including American Strategic Insurance Corp. and subsidiaries (ASI), our majority owned subsidiaries.
Progressive is the fourth largest auto insurer in the country; a leading seller of motorcycle and commercial auto insurance; and through ASI, one of the top 20 homeowners carriers. Progressive also offers car insurance online in Australia at
Founded in 1937, Progressive continues its long history of offering shopping tools and services that save customers time and money, like Name Your Price®Snapshot®, and Service Centers.
The Common Shares of The Progressive Corporation, the Mayfield Village, Ohio-based holding company, trade publicly at NYSE:PGR.
To learn more about Progressive Boat Insurance, which insures more than one million watercrafts, contact Julie Kolencik at, (440) 395-2019.   
Contact: Sarah Salvatori 312.946.6285

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