To view the 2016 photo album, please click here.

Why Attend

Keep your on-the-water business running by:

  • Staying up-to-date on regulatory issues
  • Learning from top industry experts
  • Meeting new contacts
  • Finding products and services that can save you money and increase sales


“The 2016 Docks Expo was a very educational and productive experience for Sunset Marina.  We gained valuable insight from the seminars and we were able to make connections with multiple vendors who supplied us with dock products that we needed.”

Tom Allen
Sunset Marina & Resort, Inc., Monroe, Tennessee

“This was our first visit to The Docks Expo and what a surprise.  From the welcome we received, the venue for seminars and in-depth information that were presented by industry professionals, to the vendors that were helpful and knowledgeable about marina products and how they can help.  Just fantastic!”

Devery Stockon
Owl Harbor Marina, Isleton, California

 “The Docks Expo was a tremendous opportunity, for our company, to make new professional contacts and utilize a wide variety of vendors to enhance our services to our customers.  The education and panel discussion sessions were led by knowledgeable professionals that provided our team with multiple opportunities to make our business better and stronger.  We are excited about attending the next Docks Expo!”

Todd Gadberry
Mountain Harbor Resort and Spa, Mount Ida, Arkansas

Highlights Include

More Exhibits – An estimated 90 exhibitors will showcase the latest products and services for the marina industry in 36,000 square feet of exhibit space at the St. Charles Convention Center.

New Product Showcases – Select exhibitors will give a synopsis of their latest innovation, product or service in this new feature.

Great Networking Events – To include daily food/beverage breaks and nightly receptions

Expanded Education – In cooperation with Marina Dock Age magazine, professional education sessions are available to all show attendees, which is included in the cost of registration! Programming offers sessions designed to help educate, develop skills and share knowledge across a variety of issues affecting the marina industry. Stay current on regulatory issues, learn how to save your company money and increase sales, and much more. In addition to the included education, you also have the opportunity to register for the University of Wisconsin-Madison Docks and Marinas© program, which is held onsite.

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