Tag Archives: Adam Quandt

2021 Boating Industry Top 100 applications due July 26

This is the last full week to apply for the 2021 Boating Industry Top 100, recognizing the best boat dealers in North America. Applications are due July 26, 2021. Find more information about the program on the Top 100 page. Remember, this year there are two applications: the full in-depth application and the new streamlined application designed to save you time while applying. Both ...

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Passion is contagious

By Adam Quandt As someone who barely grew up boating or anywhere near the boating industry it’s very easy to say that I was someone who came into this industry with very fresh and very wide eyes. However I learned one thing very quickly when I began my tenure with Boating Industry, this industry is full of passion. Whether someone ...

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Boating Industry issues final call for 2021 Women Making Waves nominations

Today is the final day to submit nominations for Boating Industry’s 2021 Women Making Waves program, highlighting strong female leaders across the marine industry. The 2021 Women Making Waves will be featured in a cover story that will publish in the June/July issue of Boating Industry, as well as online at www.BoatingIndustry.com. The Women Making Waves will also be recognized at the 2021 Boating Industry ...

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The heart of Top 100 season

By Adam Quandt I’m sure you and your team are already very much feeling it, but here we are heading into peak boating season. I know myself and the team at Boating Industry is very eager to watch this season, after the buying frenzy we’ve seen over that last year. However, the boating season ahead isn’t the only thing we’re ...

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Be a coach

By Adam Quandt While surfing my LinkedIn feed recently, I came across a post from Leadership First titled “7 C’s to build a winning team,” that struck a chord with me. The post broke building a great team into coaching, character, communication, commitment, contagious energy, caring and consistency. After reading these characteristics, I immediately thought of the Boating Industry Top ...

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Boating Industry to name 2020 Top 100 Best in Class

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We might be well into 2021, but the team at Boating Industry isn’t quite done celebrating the 2020 Boating Industry Top 100 Dealers. Boating Industry will announce the 2020 Top 100 Best in Class Award winners via video at 10 a.m. CST on Wednesday, March 24, 2021. The video will be available at www.BoatingIndustry.com/Top-100. “The 2020 Best in Class winning ...

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Entries open for 2021 Boating Industry Top Products

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Boating Industry is now accepting submissions for its 2021 Top Products. The submission process will close Monday, April 5, 2021. Any product that has been introduced or significantly updated since Jan. 1, 2020, is eligible. Many of you have recently released exciting new and innovative products and services.  – all of which are applicable. These Top Products, selected by the editorial staff ...

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Let’s get digital!

By Adam Quandt Go digital, improve your digital footprint, digital, digital, digital! That’s likely what you’ve been hearing for years now frommarketing specialists, colleagues around the industry and the world at large. While an emphasis on embracing the digital landscape has been increasingly important for dealerships each year, the events of the ongoing pandemic have kicked a need for digital ...

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By Adam Quandt Here we are, the close of the year that was 2020 and what a year it has been. From a global pandemic to unprecedented boat sales and everything else in between, it has often felt like this year has not given any of us a chance to slow down and catch our breath at all. And while ...

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ELEVATE SUMMIT sessions and event content now online

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All of the sessions from the 2020 Boating Industry ELEVATE SUMMIT conference are now available for everyone to view online. The virtual version of this year's Top 100 gala celebration and awards show is also available. The Boating Industry ELEVATE SUMMIT 2020 far exceeded its goals to connect, collaborate, cultivate and celebrate top marine industry visionaries and emerging leaders over ...

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