The 47th Annual Newport International Boat Show will take place September 14 – 17, 2017 at the Newport Yachting Center located on historic Newport Harbor in downtown Newport.

The Newport International Boat Show is hiring for temporary staff for operations, event and information staff for the dates of September 11th through the 17th.

The Newport International Boat Show is one of the largest in-­water boat shows in the country and the premier show in New England. The Show encompasses over 13 acres and will host hundreds of exhibitors from around the world with new powerboats and sailboats ranging from 15 to 90 feet, plus a variety of accessories, equipment, electronics, gear and services for boaters.

They are looking to hire temporary staff for positions as event staff, information and operations that pay between $10 – $12 per hour, most hours are between 9 am to 4 pm.

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Belmore has been involved with What’sUpNewp since shortly after its launch in 2012, proudly leading it to be named Best Local News Blog in Rhode Island by Rhode Island Monthly readers in 2018, 2019, and 2020 and an honorable mention in the Common Good Awards in 2021.

Born and raised in Rhode Island, Belmore graduated from Coventry High School and the Community College of Rhode Island. In addition to living in Newport for 10 years, he has lived in Portsmouth, Coventry, Providence, Smithfield, Burrillville, and East Greenwich.

Belmore currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals. He previously served on the Board of Lucy's Hearth and the Arts & Cultural Alliance for Newport County.

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In 2020, Belmore was named Member of the Year by LION and won the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County's Dominque Award.
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