Schedule

July 11 – 14, 2023

From Super Tuesday to the final bell on Friday, ICAST is packed with events and opportunities for you to improve your business.

Noon – 5 PM

Registration Open

Registration is located in the South Hall Lobby – Rooms S220 B-E.

6:30 AM – 10:30 AM

ICAST Cup Bass Fishing Tournament
Presented by Major League Fishing

Join the fun in the ICAST Cup – presented by MLF – and help Keep America Fishing. Take off is at 5:30 a.m. from Big Toho Marina with weigh-in at approximately 9:00 a.m. Let the best team win!

8 AM – 5 PM

Registration Open

Registration is located in the South Hall Lobby – Rooms S220 B-E.

10 AM – 2 PM

On the Water Product Demonstrations
OCCC North Building Ponds

Buyers and media can test the latest rods, reels and lures, paddle a SUP or kayak, and even take a spin in a bass boat.

5 PM – 8 PM

New Product Showcase Preview Reception
Open to buyers and media editorial only
Booth 102

All retailers and media will want to be there to get their first look at the ICAST 2022 New Product Showcase entries and begin the voting process for the “Best of Category” competition.

7 AM – 5 PM

Registration Open

Registration is located in the South Hall Lobby – Rooms S220 B-E.

7:00 AM – 8:45 AM

State of the Industry Breakfast
Room S320
Ticketed event

 

The State of the Industry Breakfast is one of the most important business events for our industry.

9 AM – 2 PM

New Product Showcase “Best of Category” Voting
Open to buyers and media editorial only
Booth 102

Voting continues for the “Best of Category” awards in 30 product categories.

9 AM – 6 PM

Exhibition Open

9 AM – 6 PM

Lure Tank Open
Sponsored by Lunkerville
Show Floor

The showcase for the latest in hard and soft lures. See how lures preform underwater as well as on top of the water.

9 AM – 6 PM

ICASTing Pond Open
Show Floor

Get hands-on experience with some of the latest technology in spinning, baitcasting and fly reels for fresh and saltwater.

2 PM – 6 PM

ICAST 2023 New Product Showcase is Open
Booth 102

With voting complete, the Showcase is now open to all exhibitors and attendees.

4 PM – 6 PM

Social Hour in Exhibitors’ Booths

6 PM – 7:30 PM

New Product Showcase “Best of Category” Awards Reception
Room S320

The “excitement factor” is felt throughout the ballroom as the 2023 “Best of Category” awards are presented.

8 AM – 5 PM

Registration Open

Registration is located in the South Hall Lobby – Rooms S220 B-E.

9 AM – 6 PM

Exhibition Open

9 AM – 6 PM

Keep America Fishing Booth Open
Booth 615

Stop by the Keep America Fishing booth to relax and learn about KAF’s upcoming programs like the inaugural online fishing tournament, the fundraiser auction and angler retention programs like Fishing… Share the Fun.

9 AM – 6 PM

Lure Tank Open
Show Floor

The showcase for the latest in hard and soft lures. See how lures preform underwater as well as on top of the water.

9 AM – 6 PM

ICASTing Pond Open
Show Floor

Get hands-on experience with some of the latest technology in spinning, baitcasting and fly reels for fresh and saltwater.

9 AM – Noon

New Product Showcase “Best of Show” Voting
Open to buyers and media editorial only
Booth 102

Buyers and media will cast their votes for the “Best of Show” from Wednesday night’s 30 “Best of Category” winners.

9 AM – 6 PM

New Product Showcase
Open to all exhibitors and attendees
Booth 102

2 PM – 2:30 PM

New Product Showcase “Best of Show” Award Presentation
Open to all exhibitors and attendees
Booth 102

This is it! Be there for the ICAST 2023 New Product Showcase “Best of Show” award announcement.

4 PM – 6 PM

Social Hour in Exhibitors’ Booths

8 AM – 1 PM

Registration Open

Registration is located in the South Hall Lobby – Rooms S220 B-E.

9 AM – 3 PM

Exhibition Open

9 AM – Noon

New Product Showcase
Open to all exhibitors and attendees
Booth 102

9 AM – 3 PM

Keep America Fishing Booth Open
Booth 615

Stop by the Keep America Fishing booth to relax and learn about KAF’s upcoming programs like the inaugural online fishing tournament, the fundraiser auction and angler retention programs like Fishing… Share the Fun.

9 AM – 3 PM

Lure Tank Open
Show Floor

The showcase for the latest in hard and soft lures. See how lures preform underwater as well as on top of the water.

9 AM – 3 PM

ICASTing Pond Open
Show Floor

Get hands-on experience with some of the latest technology in spinning, baitcasting and fly reels for fresh and saltwater.

Noon – 2 PM

Social Hour in Exhibitors’ Booths

3 PM

Exhibition Closes

Note: The schedule is subject to change without prior notice.