Aug 16, 2020

BATEAU À FLOTTo the delight of the industry, the two Bateau à flot events will be back this year in Montreal and Quebec City in September.

Very popular with boaters for 11 years in Montreal and 4 years in Quebec, these two events are the perfect opportunity to present not only the end of season deals, but also to launch the sales of the next year by having the chance to confirm orders a few months in advance. Note that these events also make it possible to present non-standard boats that are often difficult, or even impossible to present in an interior hall. Moreover, considering the very low prices for exhibitors, Bateau afloat and by far the most economical avenue for presenting boats or services.

Strict health security measures will be put in place to ensure the safety of employees and visitors and the smooth running of the activity in accordance with the standards set by government authorities. There are still a few places available in Montreal and Quebec, both for boats at the dock and for exhibitors of services under a marquee. However, since the number of availabilities is very limited, we invite you to contact the sales team very quickly.

You can obtain all the necessary information by contacting: Sales and exhibitor Véronique Tremblay This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.Tel. 514 640-0023, Michel Bibeau This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Tel. 514 640-0023, Media Diane Théberge This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Tel. 450 466-1777 x 7.

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