Vermont Recreation Ambassador Program
Vermont Outdoor Guide Association


Vermont Recreation Ambassador Program

You are cordially invited to stop in and meet our Vermont Recreation Ambassadors as they attend trade shows throughout North America promoting their fine products, services and the state of Vermont as a premier destination for recreation based vacations. Look for our plaque (pictured below), and pick up a VOGA rack card while you chat with our representatives and learn more about their businesses. If you think of it, say hello from VOGA headquarters. Check back to this page now and then as we continue to add events. (About This Program)

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Adirondack Guide Boat


"A Stradivarius of a boat" .........    "....one pull on the long, graceful oars and it was like dancing again with a long-lost love."  
Elegant and timeless, our boats soothe the soul and delight the spirit."

Contact: Steve Kaulback or Dave Rosen
P.O. Box 144, Charlotte, VT   05445
Phone: 802-425-3926
Email:  guidebot@together.net
Web: www.adirondack-guide-boat.com

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Fly Rod Shop/Fly Fish Vermont

"Fly fishing retail store providing all products related to fly fishing and professional guide service offering drift boat trips, float tube fly fishing and instruction. If you're just getting interested in fly fishing, or have been casting lines for 50 years, you'll enjoy coming into the shop to chat with our  staff."

Contact: Bob Shannon
954 S Main Street, Stowe, VT 05672
Phone 802-253-3964
Email: angler@flyrodshop.com
Web: www.flyrodshop.com

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Lake Champlain International Fishing Derby

"America's oldest largest freshwater fishing derby. Leading the effort to conserve, restore and revitalize the Lake Champlain watershed and its communities."

531 Main St, Clochester, VT 05446
Phone: 802-879-3466

Email: info@lciderby.com
Web: http://www.lciderby.com/

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Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing

Many thanks to the the folks at the department for promoting recreation in our state and for taking our rack cards to trade shows around North America.

Ctc: Christiane Skinner
Ph: 802 828-5905
Email: Christiane.skinner@state.vt.us
6 Baldwin St
Montpelier, VT 05633-1301
www.VermontVacation.com
Vermont Official Tourism Site
 

 

 

 

 

                            
Look for these plaques at trade shows and say hello.



    
 

     
Adirondack Guide Boats at the National Boat Show.

 

 


Jan 4-8 New York National Boat Show
Jacob Javits Center, NY, NY
www.nyboatshow.com

Jan 12-15 Atlanta Boat Show
Atlanta, GA
www.atlantaboatshow.com

Jan 14-15, Philadelphia Inquirer Travel Show www.inquirertravelshow.com


Jan 19-22 Baltimore Boat Show
Baltimore, MD
www.baltimoreboatshow.com

Jan. 20-22,  Fly Fishing Show
Royal Plaza, Marlborough MA.
www.flyfishingshow.com

Jan. 20-22,  Yankee Sportsman Classic
Robert E. Miller Expo Center, Fairgrounds, Essex Junction, VT
www.yankeeclassic.net 

Jan. 27- 29. Fly Fishing Show
Sommerset NJ.
www.flyfishingshow.com

Jan 27-29 Hartford Boat Show
Hartford, CT
www.hartfordboatshow.com

Feb 1-5 Atlantic City Boat Show
Atlantic City, NJ
www.acboatshow.com

Feb. 10-12, Boston Globe Travel Show www.bostonglobetravelshow.com

Feb. 11- 12. Raleigh NC. Fly Fishing Show
www.flyfishingshow.com

Feb 16-20 Miami Boat Show
Miami Beach Convention Center
www.miamiboatshow.com

Feb. 24-26, Toronto Adventure Show www.outdooradventureshow.ca

Feb 18-19, Lancaster PA. Fly Fishing Show
Lancaster County Convention Center.
www.flyfishingshow.com

Mar 9-11 Canoecopia
Madison, WI
www.canoecopia.com/canoecopia/

Mar 16-18 Maine Boatbuilderís Show
Portland, ME
www.portlandcompany.com/boatShow

Apr 25-29 Bay Bridge Boat Show
Stevensville, MD
www.usboat.com/bay-bridge-boat-show/home

May. 5-6, Hartford Summerfest

May 26-28 Woodstock Crafts Show
New Paltz, NY
http://quailhollow.com

June 29-July1 Wooden Boat Show
Mystic Seaport, Mystic CT
www.thewoodenboatshow.com

 


 

Vermont Recreation Ambassador Program

In February 2004 we launched the Vermont Recreation Ambassador Program and in our first year our Ambassadors represented Vermont and VOGA at over 50 shows around North America. The program is designed to give participants (VOGA Members), recognition for representing Vermont as a recreation vacation destination, to promote Vermont as a recreation destination and to increase public awareness of our web site.

The neat thing about this program is that we have fishermen promoting hikers and water sports, bikers promoting snowmobiling, lodges and well, you can see where I'm going with this. While in it's infancy, we are very proud of this program and it's participants.

We are also promoted by Vermont Departments of Fish and Wildlife and Tourism and Marketing at a number of travel related trade shows. Many thanks to all of the folks involved.

This year, we hope to have a presence at 70 trade shows. We'll see you on the road.

Gray
VOGA
 

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Vermont Outdoor Guide Association
P.O. Box 10
North Ferrisburg, VT. 05473
1 800-425-8747  (802) 425-6211

info@voga.org