Sep
12
Wed
2018
Wednesday-2018 Annual ACBS Meeting & International Boat Show @ Blue Water Convention Center
Sep 12 all-day
Wednesday-2018 Annual ACBS Meeting & International Boat Show @ Blue Water Convention Center | Port Huron | Michigan | United States

The 2018 Annual ACBS Meeting & International Boat Show is scheduled for Sept. 12-15 in Port Huron, Michigan.

Port Huron will shine as a first-class host for the boat show and the annual meeting activities. The newly opened Blue Water Convention Center will be the meeting venue and the adjacent DoubleTree by Hilton® Hotel will house guests comfortably and affordably in over 225 rooms. Both facilities have beautiful views of the Blue Water Bridge and St. Clair River. The River Street Marina, within walking distance of downtown restaurants and located on the Black River, will be providing protected docking facilities for over 100 boats. 

Wednesday Schedule 

Boat the Blue Day Cruise hosted by the Michigan Chapter: Register for the opportunity to enjoy being a guest on a large classic cruiser for a “big water” run from the Port Huron River Street Marina up into Lake Huron to the delightful lakefront town of Lexington. There, you will enjoy the downtown attractions and a catered lunch at the marina. The cruiser captains will depart Lexington in time for their guests to return to Port Huron in plenty of time for the reception later that day at the Port Huron Lighthouse.

Evening: ACBS Welcome Reception
Enjoy an evening reception at the Fort Gratiot Lighthouse in Port Huron.  The lighthouse is located at the base of Lake Huron where the water flows into the St. Clair River on its way south to Lake St. Clair.  You will enjoy watching the busy waterway as majestic freighters and local pleasure craft pass by.

Sep
13
Thu
2018
Thursday-2018 Annual ACBS Meeting & International Boat Show @ DoubleTree Hilton Port Huron
Sep 13 all-day
Thursday-2018 Annual ACBS Meeting & International Boat Show @ DoubleTree Hilton Port Huron | Port Huron | Michigan | United States

The 2018 Annual ACBS Meeting & International Boat Show is scheduled for Sept. 12-15 in Port Huron, Michigan.

Port Huron will shine as a first-class host for the boat show and the annual meeting activities. The newly opened Blue Water Convention Center will be the meeting venue and the adjacent DoubleTree by Hilton® Hotel will house guests comfortably and affordably in over 225 rooms. Both facilities have beautiful views of the Blue Water Bridge and St. Clair River. The River Street Marina, within walking distance of downtown restaurants and located on the Black River, will be providing protected docking facilities for over 100 boats. 

Thursday Schedule 

8:00 am  Chapters Roundtable – all are welcome to participate

10:00 am Annual ACBS Meeting – all members are welcome to attend

Optional Activities:

Historic Land Tour: Tours of historic Algonac landmarks will also be available during the day. Participants will enjoy a half day motorcoach trip that will depart in the morning from the DoubleTree hotel in Port Huron and tour the historic St. Clair River down to a lunch at the Harbour Club Marina, which is the site of the original Chris Craft plant in Algonac.  The trip will include several stops at historic sites and museums that will provide an education about the vast maritime and classic boat history of this area.

See “Where it All Began”… the family homes of Christopher Smith and Gar Wood, Algonac Cast Products, the original Chris Craft boat building facility and more!

Ladies Day Out:  Participants will enjoy a tour of a Port Huron art studio and museum followed by a luncheon and fashion show at the Port Huron Golf Club.

Sep
14
Fri
2018
Friday-Saturday 2018 ACBS International Boat Show @ River Street Marina
Sep 14 – Sep 15 all-day
Friday-Saturday 2018 ACBS International Boat Show @ River Street Marina | Port Huron | Michigan | United States

The 2018 Annual ACBS Meeting & International Boat Show is scheduled for Sept. 12-15 in Port Huron, Michigan.

Friday Schedule 

International ACBS Boat Show – Judging Day

Friday evening, the BENEFIT AUCTION will be held at the Bean Dock. Located on the magnificent St. Clair River in Port Huron, Michigan, the Bean Dock is a unique destination for this “most fun” event.

Saturday Schedule

International ACBS Boat Show

Awards Presentation

Celebration Banquet   The Saturday evening AWARDS BANQUET will be held at the Blue Water Convention Center. The Blue Water Convention Center is located next to the Blue Water Bridges, and alongside the St. Clair River. CELEBRATE the year and ACBS.

Port Huron will shine as a first-class host for the boat show and the annual meeting activities. The newly opened Blue Water Convention Center will be the meeting venue and the adjacent DoubleTree by Hilton® Hotel will house guests comfortably and affordably in over 225 rooms. Both facilities have beautiful views of the Blue Water Bridge and St. Clair River. The River Street Marina, within walking distance of downtown restaurants and located on the Black River, will be providing protected docking facilities for over 100 boats. 

Oct
27
Sat
2018
2018 ACBS Budget and Planning Meeting @ Wyndham O’Hare Hotel
Oct 27 – Oct 28 all-day

October Budget and Planning Meeting 10/27-10/28/2018 Chicago

Chicago has again been chosen for this meeting due to its central location and favorable travel options. The
Wyndham O’Hare Hotel in Rosemont, Il has also offered the best package combination of sleeping room rates
($119/night + tax and fees) and meeting/catering facilities charges. Call the hotel at 847-296-8866 to book your
room using “ACBS Board Meeting” as the code to get our rate. Our contact is Kayla Maldonado.

Breakfast Saturday and Sunday and lunch on Saturday are provided at ACBS expense to board members only.

Saturday evening Pizza party at ACBS expense to include board member companion.

  • Friday 10/26 – Executive Committee Mtg. 3:00PM – 5:00PM
  • Friday Evening – Group Dinner at board member expense, Gibson’s?
  • Saturday 10/27 – Full Board Meeting 8:30AM – 5:00PM
  • Saturday Evening – Pizza party, location TBD
  • Sunday 10/28 – Board Meeting 9:00AM – Noon (if necessary)
Mar
21
Thu
2019
2019 ACBS Winter Board Meeting @ Mission Inn
Mar 21 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

ACBS Winter Board Meeting held in conjunction with the Annual Sunnyland Festival.

The ACBS Board of Directors Meeting will be on Thursday (3/21/2019) of the Sunnyland Boat Show Festival taking place in Tavares, Florida on

March 21 – 24, 2019

Jun
20
Thu
2019
ACBS 2019 Spring Board Meeting @ Jefferson House
Jun 20 – Jun 22 all-day

ACBS 2019 Spring Board of Directors Meeting will be hosted by the Lake Hopatcong Chapter.

Reception and board meetings will be held at the Jefferson House in Nolan’s Point, NJ.

The host hotel is the Marriott in Mt. Arlington, NJ.
A very favorable room rate of $119/night + tax has been negotiated which includes a full breakfast buffet.
Reservations are open under Antique and Classic Boat Society. (978-770-2000)

Schedule:

  • Thursday 6/20       Executive Committee meeting at Jefferson House 3:00PM – 5:00PM
  • Thursday evening  ACBS reception for host chapter 6:00PM – 7:00PM at Jefferson House
  • Friday 6/21            Full Board Meeting 9:00AM – 4:00PM
  • Saturday 6/22       Lake Hopatcong Annual Boat Show
Sep
15
Sun
2019
2019 ACBS Annual Meeting and International Boat Show
Sep 15 – Sep 21 all-day

Save the dates for the 2019 ACBS Annual Meeting and International Boat Show.

Pre-events will be hosted by the 1000 Islands Chapter.  The venue is on the beautiful and historic St. Lawrence River.