Alberta economy a boom for Calgary Boat and Sportsmen’s Show

CALGARY — With a fairly strong economy and high levels of disposable income, Alberta consumers are spending more money these days on ‘toys’ such as expensive boats and marine equipment.

That will be evident once again this weekend at the 2013 Calgary Boat and Sportsmen’s Show at the BMO Centre at Stampede Park.

Southern Alberta’s Biggest Fishing and Outdoor Show is a mecca for all things related to an outdoor lifestyle, featuring boats, marine products and accessories valued at over $17 million and about 230 exhibitors.

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