GURNEE, Ill. – The National Marine Representatives Association, Professional Boatbuilder magazine and the National Marine Manufacturers Association will co-sponsor “Rep Night at IBEX,” organizers reported in a press release today.
The event provides the opportunity for boat builders to network with suppliers and their rep groups at the International BoatBuilding Exhibition & Conference – to be held in Miami in late October – and is developing into an invaluable industry event, organizers said.
The NMRA member rep group sponsors are: Brunger Export Co.; Charles A. Perry & Co.; Chuck Frederick Co.; ComMar Sales LLC; The Gartner Group; Great Lakes Marine Marketing, Inc.; GSW & Associates; Haimes Coleman Group Inc.; Inland Marketing Associates Inc.; Interwestern Sales Inc.; JB Dunn Co. Inc.; LF Burgess & Associates; Midwest Outdoor Marketing Inc.; Mullin-Nelson-Silverlake; Munzinger & Co.; S2 Marketing LLC; SGL Sales & Marketing LLP; SM Osgood Co.; Southco Marine; Underwood, Love & Associates; Waters & David Co.; West Coast Sales; Western Marine Marketing Inc.; Wickes Marine and William F. Miller & Associates.
"We are proud to see so many of our member rep groups, both large and small, support the event," said Chris Byal, president of NMRA. "It proves how valuable they feel Rep Night is to our industry."
The number of rep groups sponsoring the evening has more than doubled since its inaugural year in 2002, growing from 12 to 25, according to organizers.
The invitation-only event will be held Oct. 26 in Ballroom D of the Miami Beach Convention Center.
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