Active Interest Media produces premier events in the consumer enthusiast market. AIM's Show Management, the world leader in boat-show production, produces the Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach, the Palm Beach International Boat Show, and the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, which is the largest boat show in the world. Show Management Convention Services, our special event and trade show contractor, offers comprehensive service and support to groups and companies holding conventions, trade shows, meetings, and special events. Other AIM events include the Log & Timber Home Show as well as Yoga Journal's yoga conferences, held four times a year and attracting over 8,000 international attendees.

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show St. Petersburg Power and Sail Boat Show The Yacht and Brokerage Show Palm Beach International Boat Show Suncoast Boat Show

Show Management

For the past 30 years, Show Management has been a world leader in boat show production. The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, the Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach, and the Palm Beach International Boat Show are now three of the world's largest and most important in-water boat shows. Two regional shows, the St. Petersburg Power & Sailboat Show and Sarasota's Suncoast Boat Show, are the Gulf Coast's largest in-water boat shows. Each event offers in-water displays, standard booths, customized tents, and barges. Show Management produces a fun, clean and competitive atmosphere for all things marine.

Show Management Boat Shows

The Yacht and Brokerage Show in Miami Beach
Miami Beach, Florida
February 12-16, 2015

The Palm Beach International Boat Show
West Palm Beach, Florida
March 26-29, 2015

The Suncoast Boat Show
Sarasota, Florida
April 17-19, 2015

The Panama International Boat Show
Flamenco Marina, Panama City, Panama
May 29-31, 2015

The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
November 5-9, 2015

Marine Group

TrawlerFest Riviera Beach
January 22 – 25, 2015

Miami Yacht & Brokerage Show
February 12 - 16, 2015

Palm Beach International Boat Show
MArch 26 - 29, 2015

SailFest University
April 7 - 8, 2015

Bahamas Billfish Championship
April 22 - 25, 2015

Bahamas Billfish Championship
May 6 -9, 2015

TrawlerFest University
May 19 - 20, 2015

Bahamas Billfish Championship
May 27 - 30, 2015

Bahamas Billfish Championship
June 10 - 13, 2015

Newport Charter Show
June 22 - 25, 2015

Soundings NE Rendezvous
July 22 - 26, 2015

Newport Yacht Rendezvous
August 13 - 14, 2015

Carnnes Yachting Festival
September 8 - 13, 2015

Newport International Boat Show
September 17 -20, 2015

Manaco Yacht Show
September 23 - 26, 2015

TrawlerFest University
September 29 - 30, 2015

Annapolis POWER Show
October 15 - 19, 2015

Noverember 5 - 9, 2015

The Log & Timber Home Show

The Log & Timber Home Show

The Log & Timber Home Show is the magazines brought to life, offering participants a face-to-face opportunity to meet the companies ready to fulfill their log or timber home dreams. We host 8 to 12 shows each year in locations throughout the United States.

The Log & Timber Home Shows and Seminars

Rapid City, SD
September 18-19, 2015

Denver, CO
October 2-4

Salt Lake City, UT
October 9-11, 2015

Chicago, IL
October 9-10, 2015

Springfield, MA
October 16-18, 2015

Chantilly, VA
October 23-25, 2015

Asheville, NC
November 6-8, 2015

Historic Home Show and Designer Craftsmen Show

Historic Home Show and Designer Craftsmen Show

The Designer Craftsmen Show
Celebrating the most time-honored American craftsmen, this show features the highest-quality fine art, traditional crafts, contemporary folk art, museum-quality replicas, and fine furniture reproductions.

The Historic Home Show
The resource for restoring, renovating, and preserving our nation’s architectural heritage, this show is an invaluable tool for both professionals and homeowners.

Save the Date

Valley Forge, PA
February 6-8, 2015

Yoga Journal Conferences

Yoga Journal Conferences

35+ Master Teachers
100+ Classes for yogis of all levels
4 National Conferences a year

The conferences are unique experiences that will deepen your yoga practice with instruction from the master teachers you've read about in Yoga Journal. Now experience them live! Each conference includes panel discussions among renowned yogis, keynote speeches by well-known authors and experts, benefit events, yoga demos, live music, a community connection gathering, and the yoga marketplace—your one-stop shop for everything yoga.

Save the Dates

San Francisco, CA
January 15-19, 2015

New York, NY
April 23-27, 2015

San Diego, CA
June 25-29, 2015

Este Park, CO
September 27 – October 4, 2015

Hollywood, FL
November 12 – 16, 2015

Backpacker Events

Backpacker events are a natural extension of Backpacker's print and online offerings. Backpacker's events not only bring the magazine and website pages to life, but give marketers an unmatched platform to tie into the Backpacker brand and the authentic reputation that our brand represents.

Adventures Denver

Adventures Denver

Capitalizing on the wildly successful Adventures NYC franchise, Backpacker launched Adventures Denver in 2012 to specifically target the city’s thriving Latino population. The festival continues in 2013 showcasing the spectacular recreation activities in the Rocky Mountain region with demonstrations, clinics, and athlete appearances.

Adventures NYC

Adventures NYC

Adventures NYC is a celebration of the active, outdoor lifestyle hosted in the nation's most renowned urban park. Each year, Backpacker and the NYC Recreation Department turn Central Park into the ultimate, outdoor adventure playground complete with dozens of outdoor activities, spectator shows, exhibits, live entertainment and more.

Get Out More Tour

Get Out More Tour

Backpacker's renowned Get Out More Tour is an interactive mobile media and education platform designed to inspire readers and encourage participation in active outdoor pursuits. 2010 marks the 10th anniversary of the Tour.

Gear and Go Tour

Gear and Go Tour

The GEAR AND GO TOUR will stop at 20 unique retail stores across the country. Each event will inspire you with an informative skills clinic (PLAN IT), an inspirational interview with a BACKPACKER contributor or brand-sponsored athlete (DREAM IT), and a highlight of local trail beta (DO IT).

Warren Miller Ticket to Ride

No Turning Back

65 years of Mountain Culture and Adventure Filmmaking
Warren Miller's 2014 film, No Turning Back, pays homage to 65 years of mountain culture and adventure filmmaking. We're taking a legacy that dates back to before skis had edges and we're running with it to every end of the winter world—from the top of the steepest, snowiest peaks and back again to the Mom and Pop hills that define skiing and riding. Since 1949, Warren Miller has known that as skiers and riders there’s no need to look back. We have to continuously drive to keep our edge and chase snow, and this year, we prove that not much has changed. Revel in the celebration this winter season and remember, this time there’s No Turning Back.

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