Tag Archives: Adam Quandt

Pandemic +1: Where are we now?

By David Gee and Adam Quandt Global pandemic. Do you remember when you first heard those words? When dealerships closed their doors and production lines shut down did memories of ’07 and ’08 come flooding back like a bad dream? Did you wonder where this was all headed? Well, we may still be wondering that today, but at least the ...

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Smart boat: Working together for a better boat tomorrow

By Adam Quandt While running wooden sail boats in St. Barts in the early 2000s, late Siren Marine founder and visionary Dan Harper knew there had to be a way to ensure that his boats were in good condition while away from the docks. At the heart of Harper’s thinking was knowing that most major problems with boats start small ...

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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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