Tag Archives: events

Coast Guard Foundation to host livestream event

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to strengthening the Coast Guard community and service by supporting members and families, announced it will honor the Coast Guard’s proud legacy of service and highlight its heroes from across the Nation with the inaugural Heroes of the Coast Guard livestream event on the 231st birthday of the Coast Guard, August 4, ...

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Innovation Summit announces Brunswick CEO as speaker

David Foulkes, CEO of Brunswick Corporation will speak at the Marine Industry Innovation Summit on September 9th, 2021.Foulkes, an industry leader known globally  for his focus on innovation and creation of an ACES (Autonomy, Connectivity, Electrification and Shared Access) strategy at Brunswick, will speak on how to implement innovation and highlight how those innovations are creating elevated experiences for the ...

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NMMA talks future of boat shows

With peak boating season upon us and live events returning in full force, NMMA is planning for the return of our entire show lineup in September. The boat show experience is unparalleled, providing both a strong sales venue and a powerful marketing engine for the boating industry. With significant pent up demand for live events and heightened demand for boating, elevating the ...

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ABYC opens registration for 12th annual Standards Week

The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC), the nonprofit organization that develops the safety standards for the design, construction, maintenance and repair of recreational boats, announced that registration is now open for its 12th annual Standards Week – Virtual & Extended,  held Jan. 5-28, 2021.  What has usually taken place over a week of day long meetings will be extended to limit the ...

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Elevate 2020 issues call for presentations

Boating Industry Elevate Summit 2020

The Boating Industry Elevate Summit is now accepting speaker proposals for the 2020 conference. Elevate 2020 will be Nov. 16-18 at the Atlanta Hyatt Regency in downtown Atlanta. Attendees at Elevate are the owners, executives and top managers of boating industry companies including manufacturers, dealers, marinas and others in the industry. We’re looking for presentations designed for these top-level leaders ...

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Mark’s Marine: Fishing seminars add value for boat sales

Mark’s Marine, Inc. has been hosting fishing seminars for a few years, and they have been incredibly popular with its customer base. These informal classes help fishing enthusiasts learn how to use their fishing boats – which Mark’s Marine sells – better and more often. Now, the seminars have grown so much that Mark’s Marine doesn’t promote them anymore, because ...

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7 steps to creating successful events

For marine businesses looking to create successful events, there is one simple tactic: plan ahead. Any event that is intended to make an impact on customers should take weeks to organize, develop and execute. “To have any successful event, you have to plan far enough in advance,” said Dave Commander, president of Russell Marine, the Boating Industry Top 100 Best ...

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