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Freedom Boat Club Jacksonville receives top honors at annual conference

Freedom Boat Club Jacksonville, Jacksonville Beach and St. Augustine took home top honors at the 2023 Freedom Forum, the company’s annual franchise conference. Freedom Boat Club, a division of Brunswick Corporation, handed out awards to franchise owners from across the country during the five-day event which also featured engaging workshops that allowed an exchange of ideas between franchise owners and ...

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ABYC opens nominations for Outstanding Technician Awards

As part of the upcoming International Marine Service Technician Week, scheduled April 24-29, the American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) will present the “2023 Outstanding Technician Awards.” Five winners will receive a $100 VISA gift card, technician prize pack with various giveaways, and will be featured on ABYC’s website and social media. Submissions will be accepted through April 14. “We ...

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Nautical Ventures named North American Seabob Dealer of the Year

Nautical Ventures named Seabob North American Dealer of the Year.

In a small, private ceremony held in the Seabob department of Nautical Ventures flagship store in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Roger Moore was handed the Dealer of the Year award from Claus Gruner, CEO of Cayago Americas, Inc., parent company for Seabob. In his presentation speech, Claus acknowledged the accomplishments of Nautical Ventures, having sold over 100 Seabobs in 2022. “In ...

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MarineMax recognized by the American Advertising Federation of Tampa Bay

MarineMax recently received recognition in the 2023 Tampa Bay American Advertising Awards which gives the highest accolades to the area's finest marketing agencies, brands, and students. The Clearwater-based MarineMax marketing team won seven awards in total.  Local Gold ADDY for the following:•    Lifestyles Magazine (Art Direction - Single)•    Aquila 70 Luxury Brochure (Catalog)•    Aquila 70 Luxury Brochure (Brochure) Local Silver ...

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Boating Industry seeks 2023 Top Products

Boating Industry is now accepting submissions for its 2023 Top Products. The submission process will close Monday, March 20, 2023. Any product that has been introduced or significantly updated since Jan. 1, 2022, is eligible. Many of you have released exciting new products at recent boat shows  – all of which are applicable. These Top Products, selected by the editorial staff at Boating ...

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NMMA names 2023 Miami Innovation Award winners

Last week, the NMMA and Boating Writers International (BWI) honored 10 recipients and three honorable mentions with the 2023 Miami Innovation Awards during the Industry Breakfast at the Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show.  The 2023 Miami Innovation Award winners are: Center Console/Walkaround Fishing Boats: Viking Yachts, Valhalla Boatworks – V-55 Center Console – “The Valhalla V-55 takes big sportfishing yacht features and seamlessly integrates them into ...

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MMA announces 2022 Neptune Award winners

Marine Marketers of America (MMA), the voice for marketing professionals in the recreational marine industry, has announced this year’s winners of its 2022 Neptune Awards. The awards were announced during a cocktail reception on February 15 at this year’s Discover Miami International Boat Show (MIBS). An esteemed committee of creative professionals judged entries across 22 different categories covering a full ...

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Marine Marketers Association to host Neptune Awards at MIBS 2023

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Marine Marketers of America (MMA), the voice for marketing professionals in the recreational marine industry, will host a celebration of its 2022 Neptune Awards during a cocktail reception at this year’s Discover Miami International Boat Show (MIBS). The award program, now in its 15th year, honors creative marketing concepts, campaigns and initiatives from across all sectors of the marine industry ecosystem. ...

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Boating Industry issues call for nominations for 2023 40 Under 40

Nominations for the 2023 Boating Industry 40 Under 40 are now closed. Stay tuned for announcement of this year's winners in the March/April issue of Boating Industry. Entering its seventh year and its second year as part of the Top 100 Awards, Boating Industry’s 40 Under 40 program is making its return in early 2023. The editorial staff at Boating Industry is now ...

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Freedom Boat Club again named on Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 List

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Freedom Boat Club, a division of Brunswick Corporation, has been recognized on the 2023 Top 500 Franchise List by Entrepreneur Magazine for the seventh consecutive year, ranking sixth in the recreational business category and 218th overall. "We are honored to be recognized on Entrepreneur's Franchise 500 list as one of the top franchisors for the seventh consecutive year. This recognition ...

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