The Progressive® Insurance Northwest Sportshow® ended last Sunday, March 26 with attendance at 31,270 for four days, which is nearly flat with 2016’s five day attendance of 31,493. The Show accomplished five days of attendance in four days, with Sunday seeing record attendance up 45 percent from last year. Comparing attendance Thursday to Sunday for both years, attendance was actually up 7 percent.
With camping, marine and tackle sections at full capacity and an expansion in the travel section, retailers reported sales, trips booked and strong leads.
Local media created buzz around the Show with top-tier online, print and broadcast coverage appearing in all the major news outlets. Highlights, include: