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03 Sep, 2013, 09:47 ET Ten things to do at the Boating & Outdoor Festival

The following is being released by Michigan Boating Industries Association: - Find a boat that fits your needs and budget! There is no...


21 Mar, 2013, 13:38 ET Michigan Boating Industries Association applauds the Legislature and Governor for dredging assistance at the state's marinas

 The Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA) thanks the Michigan State House and Senate for the speedy passage and resounding support of...


26 Feb, 2013, 10:00 ET Spring Boating Expo brings everything boating to Novi March 14-17

The Spring Boating Expo cruises into the Suburban Collection Showplace March 14-17, bringing hundreds of boats to see and buy along with...


21 Feb, 2013, 14:29 ET Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA) applauds introduction of legislation to help marinas during dredging crisis

 The Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA) applauds the introduction of legislation that has been utilized in the past to help solve...


11 Feb, 2013, 04:00 ET Traffic Advisory: Boats move into Cobo Center

The following is released by the Michigan Boating Industries Association: What:  Hundreds of boats up to 47 feet in length on...


28 Jan, 2013, 15:25 ET Detroit Boat Show is back to two halls and still growing!

The original, biggest and best boat show in Michigan, the Detroit Boat Show is premiering new boating products and accessories at Cobo Center,...


08 Feb, 2012, 07:10 ET Detroit Becomes the "Boater City" as the 54th Annual Detroit Boat Show Rolls Into Cobo Center

 The Detroit Boat Show starts Saturday, Feb. 11 and runs through Feb. 19 at Cobo Center.  This week, hundreds of boats from 10 – 45...


19 Sep, 2011, 08:10 ET Boating & Outdoor Festival Bigger and Better in 2011

More exhibitors, more boats, more products and more attractions make the 2nd annual Boating & Outdoor Festival, Sept. 22-25 at Metro Beach...


11 Mar, 2011, 07:10 ET 19th Annual Spring Boating Expo Cruises Into Novi - March 17 - 20

Hundreds of new 2011, 2010 and 2009 model boats for fishing, cruising, skiing and wakeboarding will be featured at the 19th annual Spring Boating...


08 Feb, 2011, 09:16 ET 53rd Annual Detroit Boat Show - It's All About Boats

Boat show offers great deals on boats and boating equipment, entertainment for kids, and education Move in began February 7th for the 2011...


08 Feb, 2011, 09:06 ET MBIA Says Boating Industry Recovery Begins at Detroit Boat Show

Detroit Boat Show poised to see greater attendance and sales Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA), producers of the Detroit Boat Show,...


21 Sep, 2010, 08:10 ET Boating & Outdoor Recreation Festival Inspires - Sept. 22-26

The 1st Annual Boating & Outdoor Recreation Festival is scheduled for September 22 – 26, at Metro Beach Metropark in Harrison Twp. This...


09 Sep, 2010, 07:10 ET September Education Options Expanded at Boating & Outdoor Recreation Festival

School typically starts in September and all thoughts go back to reading, writing and arithmetic as children continue to learn the things required...


10 May, 2010, 08:10 ET The Great Lakes State of Michigan Ramps Up For Boating and Fishing Season

Memorial Day traditionally marks the start of boating season in Michigan.  On this weekend, many of Michigan's more than 900,000 registered...


10 May, 2010, 08:10 ET Michigan Boating Industries Association Recognizes Boating Safety Improvements During National Safe Boating Week, May 21 - 28, 2010

As of April 1, 2009, the Secretary of State reports Michigan has more than 921,773 registered boats on file and Michigan State University estimates...


07 May, 2010, 08:10 ET Michigan Boating Industries Association Offers FREE Boating Publication and Boating Safety Information

The Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA) is offering, free to the public, the 2010 edition of the Michigan Boating Annual Directory and a...


15 Feb, 2010, 07:10 ET Detroit Boat Show Reports Upswing in Sales and Strong Interest in Boating

Management of the Michigan Boating Industries Association, the producers of the 52nd Annual Detroit Boat Show, stated there was an upswing in boat...


12 Feb, 2010, 07:10 ET Updates to Features at the 52nd Annual Detroit Boat Show

New features have been added to the long list of promotions that make the Detroit Boat Show fun for everyone – whether you are a serious...


08 Feb, 2010, 06:10 ET 52nd Annual Detroit Boat Show Brings Blast of Summer to Cobo Center

More than 60,000 Michigan residents are expected to visit the 52nd Annual Detroit Boat Show to see hundreds of new model boats of all types and...


13 Jul, 2009, 08:10 ET Michigan Boating Industries Association Announces New Consumer Show 'Great Lakes Outdoor Recreation Expo'

The Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA), a state-wide marine trade association and the producer of the annual Detroit Boat Show,...


30 Jun, 2009, 16:31 ET July 1 Declared 'National Boating Day'

By passing both House and Senate resolutions, July 1st has been declared "National Boating Day" thanks to support from House of Representative...


15 May, 2009, 08:10 ET Michigan Boating Industries Association Encourages Boater Education During National Safe Boating Week, May 16-22, 2009

As of April 1, 2009, the Secretary State reports Michigan has more than 927,914 registered boats on file and Michigan State University estimates...


09 Mar, 2009, 08:10 ET Despite Challenges, Boating Has a Bright Future in Michigan

Despite what the industry is calling the "perfect storm for boating" this past year in which the drop in sales has been faster and deeper than...


06 Mar, 2009, 08:10 ET 17th Annual Spring Boating Expo Cruises Into Novi

Hundreds of 2008 and 2009 model boats for fishing, cruising, skiing and wakeboarding will be featured at the 17th Annual Spring Boating Expo, March...


17 Feb, 2009, 07:10 ET Detroit Boat Show Reports Good Sales Despite 8% Drop in Weekend Attendance

First weekend reports from the Detroit Boat Show indicate that despite the challenging economic conditions in Michigan there are boat buyers among...