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Sea Tow Foundation helps safe boating efforts at 2019 Miami International Boat Show

Thanks to the Sea Tow Foundation – a national nonprofit dedicated to the education and awareness of safe boating practices – more than 1,600 individuals and family members attending this year’s Miami International Boat Show left with a better understanding of the importance of life jacket use. Through partnerships with the National Marine Manufacturers Association and Onyx Outdoor Gear, the ...

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NMMA reports success for 2019 Miami International Boat Show

Celebrating 78 years and its fourth year at Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin, the 2019 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show, presented by West Marine, had a blockbuster run over Presidents Day Weekend, Feb. 14-18. Several boat and accessory manufacturers have reported the strongest opening day sales in years, seeing many new buyers, with the trend continuing through the weekend; the ...

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SureShade celebrates 10 years, MIBS 2019 showcase

SureShade reached another new company milestone with over 150 boat models available with SureShade as a factory option or standard feature on display at the 2019 Miami International Boat Show and Miami Yacht Show events. The 2019 Miami Boat Show also marked the 10 year anniversary of SureShade’s initial commercial launch as a factory-option on the Boston Whaler 370 Outrage at ...

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2019 MIBS Innovation Award winners announced

The NMMA and Boating Writers International (BWI) honored winners of the 2019 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show Innovation Awards, recognizing exceptionally groundbreaking new consumer marine products. The Awards were presented during the boat show’s annual Innovation Breakfast, held at Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin on Virginia Key. This year’s program evaluated 66 products across 26 categories. The judges ultimately selected 18 winners ...

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NMMA recognizes CSI Award winners, presents Alan J. Freedman Award

The NMMA honored John Thommen, Founder and CEO, Ocean Marketing, Inc., with the 2019 Alan J. Freedman Memorial Leadership Award, which recognizes individuals who’ve made outstanding contributions to the marine accessories industry through leadership, creativity and personal motivation. The award was presented during the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show’s annual Innovation Breakfast.   “NMMA is honored to present John Thommen with ...

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Miami Boat Show opens today

The 2019 Progressive® Insurance Miami International Boat Show, presented by West Marine, kicks off today at Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin and runs through President’s Day. 2019 marks the show’s 78th year and its fourth year on Virginia Key, showcasing the industry’s most comprehensive collection of recreational boats and boating products. With new boat sales on the rise, and early reports ...

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BoatUS to hold on-water training events at MIBS 2019

After completing a successful pilot program in 2018, which included NMMA’s Tampa and Norwalk boat shows, BoatUS is launching the BoatUS Foundation On-Water Training Program at the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show. The Miami Boat Show program will offer two courses to attendees – Intro to Boating and Women Making Waves – and is the kickoff of a nationwide rollout in 2019 with 39 additional ...

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NMMA announces date for MIBS Innovation Breakfast

The NMMA announced today the agenda for the annual Innovation Breakfast at the 2019 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show. Presented by the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF), the Innovation Breakfast is being held Friday, Feb. 15 within the show’s Center Courtyard. Tickets for the event can be purchased here; limited seating available – book now! Celebrating the thousands of innovative products, ideas and ...

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NMMA makes last call for Miami Innovation Awards entries

The deadline for entry for the 2019 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show Innovation Awards is tomorrow, Friday, January 11, 2019. Full program details and requirements can be found here. Innovation Award winners will be announced during the boat show’s Innovation Breakfast, held at the Center Courtyard area at the Miami Marine Stadium on Friday, Feb. 15. The Innovation Award program ...

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Registration open for NMMA’s ‘Trade Talks’ seminar in Miami

Registration is now open for NMMA’s ‘Trade Talks’ seminar, taking place ahead of the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Miami. The 2nd annual panel-style seminar will provide participants insight into the recent changes in trade policy and how they may affect your business: from trade wars to trade deals. ‘Trade Talks’ 2019 ...

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