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METSTRADE celebrates 7th Annual Boat Builder Awards

This year’s Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement, jointly organized by IBI and METSTRADE and held in association with Raymarine, saw Leon Slikkers honoured for Lifetime Achievement, Elan Yachts’ Marko Škrbin named as this year’s Rising Star and boatbuilding companies and their supply chain partners praised for achievement in innovation, collaboration, sustainability and marketing. The seventh edition of the Boat ...

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DAME awards announces 2021 shortlist

Following a long-awaited return to the jury room, METSTRADE, the organizers of the DAME Awards, announced that 53 products from a total field of 103 entries spanning 25 countries have been nominated to enter the final rounds of judgement of the 30th DAME Award competition. The 2021 Jury comprises eight leading experts in their field. They evaluate for evidence of ...

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Mercury receives international energy management award

Mercury Marine achieves Green Masters designation

At the annual Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) International Awards Banquet, the association named Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), as the recipient of its Corporate Energy Management Award. In conferring the honor, AEE asserted that “Mercury Marine is an environmental steward, driven by environmentally conscious production and sustainable energy management.” Chris Drees, Mercury president, attended the ...

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Brunswick Corp. again named to Forbes World’s Best Employers list

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For the second consecutive year, Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) has been named by Forbes and Statista to the 2021 list of World’s Best Employers. Thousands of global companies were surveyed for this honor and Brunswick was ranked in the top 15% of all organizations (No. 116 of 750 organizations selected), and in the top 10 companies in the world within the Engineering ...

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Sea Tow Foundation issues final call for 2021 safety awards entries

The Sea Tow Foundation in cooperation with its newly rebranded Boating Safety Advisory Council (formerly North American Sober Skipper Advisory Council) has issued the official call for entry for its 2021 “National Boating Industry Safety Awards.” Now in its third year, the contest features 10 categories of entry, all of which recognize top boating safety programs and campaigns within the ...

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Ivan Cross receives 2021 NMRA Old Pro Award

Ivan Cross of The Merifield Company is the 2021 recipient of the National Marine Representatives Association (NMRA) Old Pro Award. The presentation to Cross was made by NMRA President Scott Kolodny during the NMRA annual membership meeting at IBEX last week. The NMRA Old Pro Award annually recognizes a member who actively contributes to the Association and the marine rep ...

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Industry veteran Larry Porche posthumously receives 2021 NMRA Mel Barr Award

Marine industry veteran Larry Porche, who died suddenly this past June, is the 2021 recipient of the National Marine Representatives Association (NMRA) Mel Barr Award. The announcement was made by NMRA President Scott Kolodny during the IBEX industry breakfast in Tampa earlier today. The Mel Barr award was created in memory of Mel Barr, an independent marine rep deeply involved ...

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Judges announced for IBEX 2021 Innovation Awards

IBEX 2021 Innovation Awards

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced today the distinguished list of judges for the 2021 IBEX Innovation Awards Program. The program is managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and judged by Boating Writers International (BWI). Awards will be presented during the annual Industry Breakfast, Keynote, and Innovation Awards presentation, held from 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. at ...

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Sea Tow Foundation issues entry call for 2021 National Boating Industry Safety Awards

The Sea Tow Foundation in cooperation with its newly rebranded Boating Safety Advisory Council (formerly North American Sober Skipper Advisory Council) has issued the official call for entry for its 2021 “National Boating Industry Safety Awards.” Now in its third year, the contest features 10 categories of entry, all of which recognize top boating safety programs and campaigns within the ...

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