Welcome to RIMTA

Founded in 1964, the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association represents all aspects of the marine industry. Our membership companies and organizations are dedicated to the growth in recreational boating and the creation of jobs for our industry in an environmentally friendly, safe and responsible way. Read more about RIMTA, including our accomplishments.

RIMTA also produces the Providence Boat Show and the Rhode Island Boat Show. For more information visit our boat show websites, www.providenceboatshow.com, and www.rhodeislandboatshow.com 

RIMTA Vision: Position Rhode Island as a worldwide leader in the marine industry. 
RIMTA Mission: Growing the Rhode Island Marine Industry through advocacy, education, and promotion.

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Upcoming Events


Industry Partnership Breakfast


Newport Yachting Center - Sunset Terrace
Americas Cup Blvd Newport, RI
United States
Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 8:00am to 9:30am

Please join 125 of your colleagues from the marine and composites industries for breakfast at the Sunset Terrace at the Newport Boat Show on Saturday September 13 from 8:00 to 9:30 AM. The event will feature highlights around education, training and hiring as well as the presentation to this year's Anchor Award recipients.


Providence Boat Show


Rhode ISland Convention Center
1 Sabin Street Proidence, RI
United States
Friday, January 23, 2015 - 10:00am to Sunday, January 25, 2015 - 5:00pm

RIMTA Sets Dates for 2015 Providence Boat Show in January
Survey from 2014 Reveals High Percentage of Attendees Plan to Purchase Boats

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