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Marine leaders gather for 2022 ELEVATE SUMMIT

By Jamie Stafford In mid-November, the Boating Industry ELEVATE SUMMIT – the premier educational and networking event for leaders across the recreational marine industry – wrapped up in sunny Orlando, Fla. ELEVATE is produced and hosted by Boating Industry and parent company EPG Brand Acceleration. The conference, hosted over three days, featured plenty of keynote speakers and Q&A panels. The ...

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IMTRA expands Libra-Plast AS partnership

IMTRA, manufacturer and importer of solutions and products for the marine, energy and transportation markets, announced that it has expanded its partnership with Libra-Plast AS, a leader in production of vessel doors, hatches and storage. IMTRA first partnered with Libra as a U.S. agent in 2018. Libra’s recent focus on the Gulf Coast territory and the success of this partnership ...

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LIQUI MOLY makes leadership moves

LIQUI MOLY has announced Dr. Uli Weller has been nominated as managing director in addition to Günter Hiermaier. The long-standing commercial director of the company in Ulm, Weller, will become the second managing director of the group of companies at the start of 2023. For LIQUI MOLY this is a logical step and a guarantee for lasting stability and security. ...

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Entries open for 2023 Minneapolis Innovation Awards

The Discover Boating Minneapolis Boat Show, in partnership with Progressive Insurance, is now accepting entries to the 2023 Minneapolis Innovation Awards program. The Minneapolis Innovation Awards celebrate excellence and innovation in four product categories: aluminum fishing boats, fiberglass fishing boats, pontoon boats, and furnishings.  Innovation Award entrants gain valuable product exposure, including: Innovation Award signage—identifies product as cutting-edge to the public and ...

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ELEVATE SUMMIT 2022 kicks off this month

Boating Industry ELEVATE Summit Conference

Boating Industry's annual ELEVATE SUMMIT officially kicks off later this month, taking place Nov. 14-16 at the Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando, Fla. Despite being just a few weeks away, there's still time to register for this can't-miss marine industry leadership event at www.BoatingIndustryElevate.com. "This year's ELEVATE SUMMIT features a power-packed lineup specifically geared toward leaders from all segments of ...

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FLIBS 2022 kicks off

Today, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) opened its doors, kicking off the 63rd edition of the event. Andrew Doole, president of U.S. Boat Shows with Informa Markets, released a statement reported in full below. “Today, we had an amazingly successful first day of the 63rd Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, welcoming thousands of boating enthusiasts back to ...

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ELEVATE SUMMIT keynote speaker provides preview

Like many of you, 2022 ELEVATE SUMMIT keynote speaker Curtis Dubay is gearing up for a power-packed event next month in Orlando, Fla. Dubay is the chief economist in the Economic Policy Division at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. During his ELEVATE SUMMIT session, he will explain some of the confusing metrics around the economy right now, and speak to ...

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Avikus to demonstrate autonomous navigation at FLIBS 2022

AVIKUS, HD Hyundai's autonomous navigation in-house startup, announced its plans to participate in the 2022 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS). The company will introduce and showcase ‘Neuboat’, an autonomous phase-2 navigation solution for leisure boats leveraging the power of the Avikus Navigation Assistant System (NAS) and Docking Assistant System (DAS). Avikus NAS allows a boat to recognize and assess ...

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Propspeed appoints new VP of sales

Propspeed has hired Chris Myers as vice president of sales Americas. In his new position, Myers is tasked with directing Propspeed’s sales efforts across the Americas, as well as growing and supporting Propspeed’s network of partner boat yards, marinas, applicators and distributors.  “I am so excited to have joined the Propspeed team,” said Myers. “This team is driven by a passion for ...

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