Tag Archives: events

Lewis Marine Supply launches Tech Tour in Charleston

Lewis Marine Supply, a national wholesale distributor of marine engines, parts and accessories, is launching the Lewis Marine Tech Tour. The event provides a platform for its professional customers to gain in-depth technical training and product education directly from Lewis Marine suppliers. It will take place at the Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina, Charleston, South Carolina, August 29–31. The registration ...

Read More »

2023 AMI Conference wraps with record success

Aerial view of the 2023 AMI Conference show floor.

The 2023 AMI Conference & Expo concluded Feb. 1 after surpassing expectations for participation in this year’s event — almost 1,100 attendees. In addition to the exceptional attendance, organizers say there was great energy, excitement and participant involvement evident on the event’s exhibit floor, at the pre-conference workshops, and during the marina study tour. The last day of the conference ...

Read More »

Registration opens for 2023 American Boating Congress

Registration for the recreational boating industry’s annual advocacy event, the American Boating Congress, is now open. The American Boating Congress (ABC) will return to Washington, D.C. from May 8-10, 2023, bringing together all segments of the recreational boating industry to share its collective voice on Capitol Hill and address pressing matters for the industry. Following the return of a successful ...

Read More »

MarineMax’s Abbey Heimensen joins USSA Inspire Initiative

Vice President of Marketing for MarineMax, Abbey Heimensen joins The US Superyacht Association’s Inspire Initiative, highlighting high-profile women who have risen to the pinnacles of their respective industries in often male-centric trades.  The US Superyacht Association (USSA) recently announced the Inspire Initiative, a cutting-edge event designed to showcase, support, and celebrate the women of the superyacht industry with a renewed ...

Read More »

ABYC names keynote for January’s annual meeting

ABYC logo

U.S. Coast Guard Captain Troy Glendye is scheduled as the keynote speaker at the American Boat & Council (ABYC) annual meeting taking place Jan. 10, 2022 from 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston, South Carolina. ABYC’s annual meeting and cocktail reception launches Standards Week, which includes Project Technical Committee (PTC) meetings where industry experts gather to update ABYC ...

Read More »

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, ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »