Tag Archives: David Gee

Boating Industry announces dynamic 2023 ELEVATE SUMMIT agenda

Boating Industry Elevate Summit

EPG Brand Acceleration in conjunction with Boating Industry Magazine has finalized the agenda for its 2023 ELEVATE SUMMIT slated November 5-7 at the Westin Galleria in Dallas, TX.   “Over the past few years, the ELEVATE SUMMIT has emerged as the hands-down, go-to leadership event for marine industry executives and our 2023 programming continues to build on this well-established momentum,” ...

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Early DBMIBS reports indicate successful 2023 show

Boating Industry is back from a week at the 2023 Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show and early reports from show organizers and exhibitors point to a very successful show last week. “The 2023 Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show delivered another exceptional President’s Day weekend for our South Florida boating and yachting community! We were thrilled to welcome attendees ...

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2022 Editor’s Choice: Hagadone Marine Group

By David Gee A short boating season of 90 days or less, combined with a relatively remote location, in a small market with a lower-than-average household income. Those are some of the inherent business challenges Hagadone Marine Center faces. So how and why do they continue to grow, including a 34% increase in revenue from 2020 to 2021? They do ...

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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

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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