Tag Archives: Adam Quandt

Boating Industry names 2023 40 Under 40

After much anticipation and excitement, Boating Industry is proud to name and honor the 2023 Boating Industry 40 Under 40.  As part of the Top 100 Awards program, the seventh annual Boating Industry 40 Under 40 highlights and honors young professionals across all segments of the recreational marine industry, who continuously demonstrate strong leadership and passion in their respective organization’s ...

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At the Helm: A new era of Top 100

By Adam Quandt In 2004, Boating Industry unveiled the Top 100 Dealers program as an effort to independently rank and recognize the best boat dealers across North America. With the industry’s help and support, the Top 100 program has grown to unimaginable heights and celebrated marine retailers across the continent over 17 years. Moving into year 18, our industry continues ...

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2022 Editor’s Choice: Harborside Marina & Yachts

By Adam Quandt Boaters Exchange kept ahead of tumultuous times with their commitment to customer service and enthusiasm for the boating lifestyle. The dealership’s main location is in Rockledge, Fla. 30 miles east of Orlando on US Highway 1, known as “Boat Dealership Alley” due to the number of dealers along this road. Boaters Exchange is a 3.5-acre facility comprised ...

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Judges announced for 2023 Minneapolis Innovation Awards

Minneapolis Innovation Awards 2023

The NMMA and Boating Writers International (BWI) announced the panel of judges set to evaluate product entries for the 2023 Discover Boating Minneapolis Boat Show Innovation Awards. Innovation Award winners will be announced Wednesday, January 18 during the boat show’s Sneak Peek Evening. The Innovation Awards judges’ committee is comprised of BWI members who perform product testing throughout the year and have specific expertise ...

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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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Boating Industry names 2022 Movers and Shakers, Bold Moves

With the launch of its October issue, Boating Industry recently named its 2022 Movers & Shakers and Bold Moves. Celebrating the program's 12th year, the annual Boating Industry Movers & Shakers awards recognize outstanding leaders and trailblazers across the recreational boating industry who continually pursue and embrace the challenge of change. "This year’s Mover & Shaker of the Year and finalists ...

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At the Helm: The dare to be different

By Adam Quandt It’s time for some truth. The recreational boating industry is one that is often slightly slow to change. Sometimes it’s because the technological advances found in other industries aren’t quite able to operate in a marine environment just yet, other times we simply look at things and say, “that’s how we’ve always done things.” The latter is ...

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Gearing up for the 2022 ELEVATE SUMMIT

By Jamie Stafford This November, Orlando will play host to ELEVATE SUMMIT, the premier networking event for the recreational marine industry, hosted by Boating Industry magazine and parent company EPG Brand Acceleration. The conference is hosted over three days, featuring keynote speakers, Q&A panels, and the prestigious Top 100 award celebration.  In anticipation of ELEVATE SUMMIT 2022, the Boating Industry ...

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At the Helm: Protecting our playground

By Adam Quandt It’s no secret that nature is our playground. Not just to the marine industry alone, but to our larger outdoor recreation ecosystem. Thus, it should be a no-brainer for all of us across the industry to play a role in protecting and preserving that playground for generations to come. According to data collected by the United Nations, ...

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