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Boating Industry seeking nominations for 2020 40 Under 40

One of Boating Industry’s most popular and well-read editorial features will return early in 2020. Our editorial staff is now accepting nominations for our 40 Under 40 program, highlighting the best young leaders across the marine industry. The 2020 40 Under 40 will be featured in a cover story that will publish in the March/April print and online issues of Boating Industry. The 40 Under ...

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Winter boat show season to kick off this week

The 2020 Progressive Insurance Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show, Progressive Insurance Kansas City Boat & Sportshow, and Progressive Insurance Nashville Boat Show run through Sunday, the first of NMMA’s 16 winter boat and sportshows to kick off a big selling season for NMMA members and the industry nationwide. Yesterday, the Progressive Insurance Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show opened in McCormick Place. In its 90th year, ...

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Tige Boats appoints new president

Tigé Boats, Inc. announced the promotion of Daniel Gutierrez to president of both the Tigé Boats and ATX Surf Boats brands. Gutierrez began his career at Tigé Boats in 2004 and most recently served as chief operating officer. Effective immediately, Gutierrez will assume responsibility and lead the charge of operations within the organizations, including new product development and strategic positioning for ...

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BoatTEST announces new leasing division

BoatTEST has announced a new division called BoatTESTLEASING which will market leases in new boats for their owners. The program is modeled closely after the highly-successful auto leasing model, with appropriate changes reflecting the different nature of the usage between boats and cars.  Today, 31% of the automobiles on U.S. highways are leased, compared to 9% 20 years ago.  Further, according ...

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Parker Boats breaks ground on new expansion

Parker Boats and Correct Craft held a groundbreaking ceremony today, announcing future plans for the Beaufort, North Carolina-based boat manufacturer to expand its facility and improve its operations. The new, 10,000 sq. ft. facility will include an area for the gelcoat and mold maintenance processes and will generate 25-30 new jobs in the Eastern NC area. The new facility will ...

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Marine Marketers of America makes last call for Neptune Award nominations

Marine Marketers of America (MMA) is now accepting entries for the 2019 Neptune Awards competition, the most prestigious recognition program for marine marketers in North America. The annual contest, now in its 12th year, is open to any company or organization producing and publishing marine industry marketing work between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2019. Entries will be accepted through ...

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Registration opens for 2020 NATDA Trailer Show

Returning to Nashville, Tenn. for the first time since 2016, the North American Trailer Dealers Association (NATDA) officially opened registration for the 2020 NATDA Trailer Show on Sep. 2 – 4, 2020. After spending two years in Indianapolis and one in St. Louis, NATDA is bringing a revamped annual show to one of the locations most requested from dealers and ...

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Garage Composites launches ‘All Things Retail’ podcast

Garage Composites, an industry provider in training and 20 club services, is now offering a weekly podcast titled “Garagecast: All Things Retail.” Garagecast will interview top-level leaders, industry visionaries and the industry’s top dealership trainers to provide a weekly dose of how to adapt, succeed and thrive in the ever-changing retail environment. The weekly podcast is hosted by Garage Composites’ ...

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Boats Group acquires French marketplace

Boats Group, the tech business behind online marketplaces for boats and yachts in the world (Boat Trader, YachtWorld, boats.com, Cosas De Barcos and iNautia), announced they have purchased Annonces du Bateau and all its assets from CarBoat Media. Boats Group said Annonces du Bateau is a leading boat sales marketplace in France and and believes it will provide the company ...

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