July 14, 2020

BrunswickBrunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) will host a two-day virtual boat show on July 21-22, showcasing its award-winning boat group portfolio, Mercury Marine engine lineup and the largest global parts & accessories businesses in the marine industry.  In addition, The Brunswick Virtual Boat Show will host many of the company’s key partners, bringing together cutting-edge technology, design and innovation all under one “virtual” platform. 

More than 30 brands will exhibit during the event, all dedicated to integrating customer-focused technologies, understanding the evolving needs of boaters and opening new opportunities for collaborative advancements.

The two-day live event will allow attendees to interact with all brands, on their own time, engaging with brand teams who will be on-line to answer questions for the two-day live event.  Following the live event, there will be an additional 60 days of on-demand content for attendees to continue to engage with Brunswick’s brands in a fun and interactive atmosphere.

 Brunswick has the largest portfolio of the marine industry’s most recognized brands, so a virtual show gives our brand fans an easy way to see the complete line-up and get personal attention to find or design the boat or boating experience of their dreams,” said Lauren Beckstedt, Brunswick Boat Group & Business Acceleration CMO.  “Not only can consumers learn about our 2021 model year introductions, they can also learn more about Freedom Boat Club, a social boat club membership that provides immediate access to the water.”

Brunswick Brands Currently Scheduled to Exhibit during the Brunswick Virtual Boat Show

Attwood
Lund Boats
Bayliner Boats
Mastervolt
Blue Sea Systems
Mercury Marine Parts & Accessories
Boston Whaler
Mercury Marine Propulsion
Crestliner Boats
Mercury Marine Racing
Cypress Cay Pontoons
Mercury Marine Repower
CZone
Motorguide
Freedom Boat Club
NAUTIC-ON
Harris Pontoons
Pro Mariner
Heyday Boats
Sea Ray Boats
Lowe Boats
Thunder Jet Boats

Partner Brands Currently Scheduled to Exhibit during the Brunswick Virtual Boat Show:

Dowco Marine
Raymarine
Fusion Audio
SeaDe
Hyperlite & HO Sports (Prize Sponsor Only)
Seakeeper
JL Audio
SeaTow
NBOA
Simrad

All attendees to the Brunswick Virtual Boat Show are automatically entered to win the Great Outdoors Getaway and take part in the Ultimate Summer Gear Grand Prize as the Winner of Brunswick’s Virtual Boat Show Scavenger Hunt taking place during the event.

The link to attend the Brunswick Virtual Boat Show will be: virtualboatshow.brunswick.com and the link will go live July 21.

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