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New Anchors & Ales Event Provides Night of Craft Beer Tastings at 2014 Progressive Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show, January 31
Upper Midwest’s largest boat show launches January’s hottest date night with new craft beer event featuring samplings from top breweries


Minneapolis, Minn. – November 13, 2013 – Beer enthusiasts and boaters alike can gather under one roof to enjoy a night of craft beer samplings at the 2014 Progressive Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show’s first Anchors & Ales, taking place from 5:00-9:30pm Friday, January 31. Anchors & Ales ticket holders can taste a variety of brews from top craft breweries while escaping the frigid temps to shop hundreds of the newest boats and marine accessories and enjoy some early summer fun at the region’s largest boat show. Visitors can also grab a bite from Seven Sushi & Steakhouse and listen to boating music from Jambo Joe Bones on the new Boardwalk inside the boat show.
Attendees will receive a limited edition tasting glass and tokens for tastings, along with a brochure and map with details about the participating breweries and their locations within the show. Attendees must be 21 or older to participate.


When: Friday, January 31st 5:00pm – 9:30pm

Where: Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 Second Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tickets: Tickets can be purchased at starting December 1 or onsite the day of the show. Cost for Anchors & Ales ticket is $20 (includes show admission).
Editor’s Note: Boat show 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 also offers insurance for personal and commercial autos and trucks, motorcycles, boats, recreational vehicles, as well as home insurance through select carriers. It’s the fourth largest auto insurer in the country, the largest seller ofmotorcycle insurance and a leader in commercial auto insurance. 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 watercraft, contact Erin Vrobel at, (440) 395-0179.
Contact: Sarah Ryser 312.946.6285


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