Registration opens for IBEX 2018

Registration is now open for the 28th International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), being held Oct. 2-4 at the Tampa Convention Center. North America’s largest technical trade event for marine industry professionals, IBEX is owned and produced by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and RAI Amsterdam.

“The opening of registration is an exciting milestone each year as we launch another IBEX,” said Anne Dunbar, IBEX Show Director. “With expanded exhibit space, new education programs, and more, we have so much in store for our exhibitors and visitors this year. It’s going to be another great show. We encourage you to register early so our team can spend the summer providing you with the information you need to maximize your time at IBEX.”

As an industry trade event for over 7,500 professionals working in the recreational marine industry, IBEX offers its visitors 675 exhibits in a space that spans more than 127,500 square feet through exhibit halls, outdoor display spaces, and on the IBEX docks. It also offers unparalleled training and education from industry experts and associations, and provides a targeted audience for marine industry OEMs and suppliers, aftermarket manufacturers, and service providers. For information about the IBEX Education Conference, please visit which contains a list of pre-conference Super Sessions, the Seminar Series, and Tech Talk Workshops.

This year, IBEX’s first and second floor exhibit halls will open at 9 a.m. each day, an hour earlier than the third floor, and will feature products and services from companies new to the event and the industry, including Country Pavilions from South Korea, Australia, France, and Italy. The Show’s third floor will feature Specialty Pavilions including the Composites Pavilion; Electronics Pavilion; and the Compliance, Standards, and Education Pavilion. The Marina & Yard Pavilion is located on the first floor.

To register for IBEX 2018, visit the registration website

For more information on IBEX 2018, exhibiting companies, interactive exhibit hall floor plans, and more, please visit

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