Tag Archives: Boating Industry

Boating Industry calls for 2022 Women Making Waves nominations

Boating Industry is now accepting nominations for its 2022 Women Making Waves industry recognition program. The nomination process will close on May 18, 2022. The 2022 Women Making Waves will be featured in the June/July issue of Boating Industry, as well as honored at the Boating Industry ELEVATE SUMMIT, November 14-16, 2022 in Orlando, Florida. Women Making Waves is Boating Industry’s ...

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Boating Industry names 2022 40 Under 40

In its March/April issue which debuted yesterday, Boating Industry officially announced the 2022 40 Under 40 honorees. Now in its sixth year, Boating Industry's annual 40 Under 40 program continues to recognize strong young professionals from all segments of recreational boating industry. This year's 40 Under 40 were selected by the BI team from just under 200 nominations from all ...

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Deadline approaching for 2022 Top Products

The deadline to submit your new, innovative products for Boating Industry 2022 Top Products consideration is quickly approaching. In order to be eligible, products must be submitted using this one-page submission form by Monday, March 28, 2022. Any product that has been introduced or significantly updated since Jan. 1, 2021, is eligible. Many of you have released exciting new products ...

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Boating Industry opens 2022 Top Products program

Note: The submission form for the 2022 Top Products is now closed. Boating Industry is now accepting submissions for its 2022 Top Products. The submission process will close Monday, March 28, 2022. Any product that has been introduced or significantly updated since Jan. 1, 2021, is eligible. Many of you have released exciting new products at recent boat shows  – all of ...

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Boating Industry names new editor-in-chief

EPG Media, parent company of Boating Industry magazine, has announced the appointment of Adam Quandt as editor-in-chief effective January 2022. Quandt, who joined the organization in 2017 as Boating Industry’s associate editor and in 2020 was named personal watercraft editor of Powersports Business, managing editor of Boating Industry and director of Boating Industry’s Top 100 program, now expands his responsibilities ...

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Boating Industry issues final call for 2022 40 Under 40 nominations

With the Miami International Boat Show last week and the holiday yesterday, Boating Industry has extended the deadline for 2022 40 Under 40 nominations. The deadline to submit nominations is now Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022. Now in its sixth year, Boating Industry’s 40 Under 40 program is making its return in early 2022. The editorial staff at Boating Industry is now accepting nominations ...

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The most important leadership skill of 2022

David Gee blog post

By David Gee empəTHē/noun/the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. How much time do you spend thinking about being more empathetic? Do you know the impact that a lack of empathy in the workplace has on employees’ mental health? What are some of the habits – and characteristics – of highly empathetic people? Is empathy even on ...

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Begin the new year by measuring your success

Mark Overbye headshot

By Mark Overbye Contemplating the death of a close friend recently has me wondering whether I’m investing my time properly. Am I exercising my talents in ways that add value, increase joy and elevate my life beyond the generic? This metric could be a good measure of our business success as well. We all experience selfish businesses more interested in their ...

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Marine Connection acquires controlling interest in Boaters Exchange

Marine Connection, Boating Industry Top 100 Dealer of the Year in 2021, has begun the new year by acquiring the majority interest in Boaters Exchange, a successful 20-year retail dealership with two Central Florida locations including Rockledge and New Smyrna Beach.  Marine Connection now owns and controls 80% ownership of Boaters Exchange, with 20% split between former partners and co-owners Jerry ...

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Boating Industry ELEVATE Summit Conference continued its momentum in 2021

Boating Industry ELEVATE Summit Conference

The third annual Boating Industry ELEVATE Summit Conference, held at the downtown Atlanta Hyatt Regency November 8- 10, 2021, continued the positive momentum as the unique industry event designed for marine industry thought leaders and visionaries, providing opportunities to connect, collaborate, cultivate and celebrate. This year’s summit included 12 strategic, executive-level sessions featuring 23 expert presenters, plus 21 active sponsors. “We couldn’t be ...

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