Tag Archives: David Gee

Gearing up for the 2022 ELEVATE SUMMIT

By Jamie Stafford This November, Orlando will play host to ELEVATE SUMMIT, the premier networking event for the recreational marine industry, hosted by Boating Industry magazine and parent company EPG Brand Acceleration. The conference is hosted over three days, featuring keynote speakers, Q&A panels, and the prestigious Top 100 award celebration.  In anticipation of ELEVATE SUMMIT 2022, the Boating Industry ...

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ELEVATE 2022: Powering the future of boating

By David Gee The future is not something we enter. The future is something we create.” Leonard I. Sweet What kind of future is the recreational boating industry working to create? What will power the boats of the future? And what will be at the heart of these next generation propulsion systems? High energy-density Lithium-ion batteries, or something we may ...

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Women at work – and making waves

By David Gee How great is it to celebrate the considerable accomplishments of women in the recreational boating industry in this unique issue?! Of course, Boating Industry, and parent company EPG Brand Acceleration, support and lift up women in the workplace in general, and specifically in the boating industry, the entire year. That happens not only through articles and features, ...

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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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The most important leadership skill of 2022

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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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At the helm: The challenge of change

By David Gee “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” - Charles Darwin Just as you might like to take a physical inventory of your business at the end of the year,I like to take a mental inventory. Reflect on the past. Contemplate the future. Dream ...

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2021 Editor’s Choice: Short’s Marine

By David GeeEditor-in-Chief Short's MarineMillsboro, DE Short’s Sales & Service opened four years after World War II in 1949. Located in a one-stall garage in Oak Orchard, Delaware, it quickly became established as the “go-to shop” for everything marine-related. Today, four generations and over 70 years later, Short’s Marine, Inc. continues to operate with the same mantra of being the ...

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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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