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Progressive® Insurance Tampa Boat Show® Postponed Due to Hurricane Irma

Show postponed to October 13-15 as area prepares for Hurricane Irma

9/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

TAMPA, FL, September 5, 2017 – In an abundance of caution as Hurricane Irma potentially threatens the Tampa area, the 2017 Progressive® Insurance Tampa Boat Show®, originally scheduled for this weekend, announced today it will postpone the event to October 13-15. 

 
“While we are disappointed to postpone the event, our main concern is for the safety of the boaters, manufacturers and dealers that attend our show,” said Kevin Murphy, show manager. “This decision was made to ensure attendees and exhibitors have time to adequately prepare for Hurricane Irma.”
 
NEW DATES:
OCTOBER 13-15, 2017
Friday: 10:00am–8:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am–8:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am–6:00pm
Note: In-water area closes at sunset
 
WHERE: 
Tampa Convention Center
333 South Franklin St.
Tampa, FL 33602
 
Pre-purchased tickets will be honored during the new dates. 
 
Please visit TampaBoatShow.com with questions.
 
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About the Progressive Insurance Tampa Boat Show: The Progressive Insurance Tampa 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 www.nmma.org.
 
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 progressive.com, 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 of motorcycle insurance and a leader in commercial auto insurance. Progressive also offers car insurance online in Australia at http://www.progressiveonline.com.au.
 
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 Erin_L_Vrobel@Progressive.com, (440) 395-0179.
 
Contact: Ellen Hopkins 312.946.6249

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