Chicago Boat, RV & Strictly Sail Show 2018

10 Jan 2018 - 14 Jan 2018
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McCormick Place Convention Center
Chicago / Illinois / United States of America

Chicago Boat, RV & Strictly Sail Show is the premier boating and outdoors sales event in the Windy City and a new tradition for Midwesterners. It is an event for people who love outdoor fun. People come to buy gear for their outdoor adventures and see the latest models of boats and RVs. This 5 days boat show is being organized by National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA). The venue of this event is McCormick Place Convention Center which is located in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. The event will be held from 10 January 2018, Wednesday to 14 January 2018, Sunday. Chicago Boat, RV & Strictly Sail Show 2018 will showcase a wide range of products and services related to boating, rv & camping, sporting goods & entertainment sectors from the leading exhibitors such as fishing boats, pontoon boats, deckboats, yachts, boat and yacht accessories, small boats, water skiing equipment, super yachts, boat building material, trailers and hoists, deck fittings, diving and fishing, jet skis and accessories, marina developers, motor boats, nautical gift items, sailing boats and yachts, water tourism, cruise liners and charters, ship management, coast guard and emergency equipment, boat repair and maintenance, water sports clothing, wind surfing and equipment and related accessories and equipment, RVs. The approximate number of exhibitors that will exhibit at this event is over 250. Over 50,000 visitors are expected at this boat show. Visitor profile of this event includes boatbuilders, yacht designers, marine accessory manufacturers, marine wholesalers & distributors, marine dealers and retailer, marine manufacturer representatives, marine surveyors & consultants, marine associations & academics, yacht captains, marine press. The frequency of Chicago Boat, RV & Strictly Sail Show is annual. If your dealership sells gear for outdoor activities like boating, fishing and RVing, or just love the outdoors, this is the perfect place for you.

  Address : 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive

  City : Chicago, IL

  Country : United States of America

  Phone : +1 312-791-7000

  Website : Click here for venue website

McCormick Place Convention Center

Located just minutes from downtown Chicago, the McCormick Place Convention Center is nation's largest convention center with 11 exhibit halls with a total space of 2.6 million square feet, 173 meeting rooms, meeting room space of 600.000 square feet, 4 ballrooms. 3 theaters, parking facilities, accommodation facilities and much more.

Organized by

National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA)

Formed in 1979, National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) is the nation’s leading trade association representing boat, marine engine and accessory manufacturers. NMMA is dedicated to advocating for and promoting the strength of marine manufacturing, the sales and service networks of its members, and the boating lifestyle.

Address: 200, E. Randolph Dr. Suite 2050

City: Chicago, IL

Country: United States of America

Phone: +(1)-(312)-946-6200

Fax: +1-312-946-0401

Website: Click here for organizer website


  • Wednesday : 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Thursday : 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Friday : 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Saturday : 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sunday : 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


  • Adults : $14.00
  • Kids (15 and younger) : FREE

Event at a glance

  Event Type Regional Trade Show
  Start Date 10 January 2018, Wednesday
  End Date 14 January 2018, Sunday
  Category Boating, RV & Camping, Sporting Goods & Entertainment
  Venue McCormick Place Convention Center
  City Chicago, IL
  State Illinois
  Country United States of America
  Organizer National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA)
  Web Site Click for official website
  Frequency Annual
  Visitors 50,000+
  Exhibitors 250+
  Open to The public

Past Editions

  • 11 Jan 2017 - 15 Jan 2017
    McCormick Place Convention Center, Chicago, IL
  • 14 Jan 2016 - 18 Jan 2016
    McCormick Place Convention Center, Chicago, IL
  • 14 Jan 2015 - 18 Jan 2015
    McCormick Place Convention Center, Chicago, IL
  • 23 Jan 2014 - 26 Jan 2014
    Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
  • 09 Jan 2013 - 13 Jan 2013
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