All events take place at the Orange County Convention Center unless otherwise noted.

ICAST Cup – Industry Bass Fishing Tournament
Presented by FLW

ICAST CupTuesday, July 11
6:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Big Toho Marina, Lake Toho
Kissimmee Lakefront Park
69 Lakeview Drive, Kissimmee, Florida

This event pairs professional anglers with media representatives and other industry professionals. It is being held at Big Toho Marina located on Lake Toho, in Kissimmee, Fla. FLW will create fishing teams to compete side-by-side in this exciting tournament in support of Keep America Fishing.

For more information and to register for the ICAST Cup Tournament, please click here.


Bass & Birdies Classic
Presented by Florida Sportsman

Bass and Birdies Classic 2017

Tuesday, July 11
7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Shingle Creek Golf Club
9939 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, Florida

The Bass & Birdies Classic, the fourth, annual golf/fishing tournament, is held the day before the show floor opens. This unique golf-and-fishing event is open to ASA members and registered ICAST attendees. A portion of the proceeds goes to support Keep America Fishing.

 

For more information or to register for the Bass & Birdies Classic, please click here.


On the Water

Tuesday, July 11
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

OCCC North/South Concourse
Adjacent to the West Concourse

On the Water is a key destination for buyers and media. It’s a perfect location for ICAST exhibitors to demonstrate their products for dealers and media representatives. This event is open only to ICAST and IFTD attendees.

 

For more information about On the Water, please click here.


New Product Showcase Preview Reception and New Product Showcase
Sponsored by Fishing Tackle Retailer

NPS-FTRTuesday, July 11
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Orange County Convention Center

The reception is open to registered buyers and Media-Editorial badge holders only.

The New Product Showcase includes voting for the “Best in Category” in 26 product categories as well as the overall “Best of Show” award.

Voting begins on Tuesday, July 11, at 5:00 p.m. during the New Product Showcase Preview Reception and ends at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 12. Buyers and media who vote have a chance to win one of three drawings for a $500 cash prize.

For more information on the New Product Showcase Preview Reception and New Product Showcase, please click here.


State of the Industry Breakfast
Presented by Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation

Jay Baer

Keynote Speaker
Jay Baer
Convince&Convert

Wednesday, July 12
7:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

Orange County Convention  Center
Room F2 (Tangerine Room), West Hall

Tickets are $40 per ticket and $400 for a table of ten. Tickets are available for purchase when you register for the show.

You must have a ticket to attend the State of the Industry Breakfast.

The State of the Industry Breakfast is one of the most important business events for our industry. This is your opportunity to hear information about policies and management decisions that can impact your business.

This year’s keynote speaker is Jay Baer, president of Convince&Convert.

 

For tickets and more information on the State of the Industry Breakfast, please click here.


Chairman’s Industry Awards Reception
Sponsored by Costa

COSTAWednesday, July 12
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Orange County Convention Center
Room F2 (Tangerine Room), West Hall

Open to all badged trade show attendees

Be there when the winners of the New Product Showcase “Best of Show” awards are announced. All ICAST and IFTD attendees are welcome to attend the awards reception.

For more information on the Chairman’s Industry Awards Reception, please click here.