Tag Archives: Awards

Wakesports Hall of Fame announces 2022 class

The 2022 Wakesports Hall of Fame class of inductees includes some of the sport’s most influential and notable visionaries from wake sport’s earliest years before the sports were accepted as the popular action sports they are today. The Wakesports Hall of Fame Board of Directors ratified the 2022 Class of Inductees including pioneering athletes Shawn Watson, Australia’s Daniel Watkins, Chase ...

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NMMA seeks nominations for 2023 Freedman Award

Nominations are being accepted for the 2023 Alan J. Freedman Memorial Leadership Award. Recipients of the NMMA's Freedman Award are individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the marine accessories industry through leadership, creativity and personal motivation.  The following are categories for consideration: Marine aftermarket or OEM manufacturerMarine representativeMember of marine-focused mediaBoat dealerMarine distributorMarine trade association staff person To nominate ...

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Brunswick Landing Marina awarded by Marina Life Magazine

Brunswick Landing Marina has been named the Best Large Marina in the country by Marina Life Magazine. The downtown-Brunswick-based marina was chosen by readers of Marina Life for the prestigious award out of thousands of competitors in its annual Best Marina Contest. Marina Life is a leading boating publication created to allow the boating community to fully embrace life on ...

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Entries open for 2023 Minneapolis Innovation Awards

The Discover Boating Minneapolis Boat Show, in partnership with Progressive Insurance, is now accepting entries to the 2023 Minneapolis Innovation Awards program. The Minneapolis Innovation Awards celebrate excellence and innovation in four product categories: aluminum fishing boats, fiberglass fishing boats, pontoon boats, and furnishings.  Innovation Award entrants gain valuable product exposure, including: Innovation Award signage—identifies product as cutting-edge to the public and ...

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Final call issued for 2022 Darlene Briggs Award nominations, annual scholarships

The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas (MRAA) Educational Foundation has announced the final call for nominations and applications for the 2022 Annual Scholarships and the 2022 Darlene Briggs Marine Woman of the Year Award which will be presented December 7, at MRAA’s Dealer Week Conference & Expo in Austin, Texas. Award information and applications may be found at the ...

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Hanse Yachts names 2022 top dealer

Seattle Yachts has been named the Hanse Yachts 2022 Dealer Of The Year for the Americas. This is the second time in a row that the Seattle Yachts team has earned the top dealer award. "We are more than thrilled to announce that Seattle Yachts has again won the title Dealer of the Year," said Hanjo Runde, CEO of the Hanse Group. "This ...

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IBEX announces 2022 Innovation Awards

IBEX announced the winners of the 2022 IBEX Innovation Awards. The program is managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and judged by Boating Writers International (BWI). The judges selected ten Innovation Award winners and three honorable mentions from almost 70 entries submitted by exhibiting marine industry companies. Awards were presented yesterday during the IBEX Online Experience Industry Breakfast ...

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MMA calls for 2022 Neptune Awards judges

Marine Marketers of America

Marine Marketers of America is now selecting the judging panel for the 2022 Neptune Awards competition, the most prestigious recognition program of marketing communications for marine marketers in North America.   Last year, 163 entries across 24 categories were judged by more than 88 volunteers – a panel of independent judges following established criteria who found the experience to be very rewarding ...

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Cobalt celebrates 55 years with dealer event

Cobalt Boats continued its series of popular World Class Dealer Network annual celebrations with a special four-day event from September 18-21 at the Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo, Fla. Held annually to recognize dealer accomplishments, this year’s edition marked Cobalt’s 55 years in business, with founder Pack St. Clair and his son, former Cobalt President Paxson St. Clair, driving ...

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NMMA Canada opens 2023 Hall of Fame nominations

NMMA Canada

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2023 NMMA Canada Hall of Fame. Inductees in the NMMA Canada Hall of Fame include those who have, or those who continue to, generate substantial and lasting contributions toward the advancement of the marine industry. The due date for nominations is November 15. The 2023 NMMA Canada Hall of Fame inductee will be ...

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