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IBEX launches 2020 Innovation Awards Program

IBEX 2020 Innovation Awards

The prestigious Innovation Awards are transitioning to a virtual format as IBEX 2020 moves to an online experience. The 2020 Innovation Awards program will offer a way for the industry to recognize and honor innovation in new product development, while also giving deserved exposure to those exhibiting companies that participate. Innovation Award entrants and honorees will receive the following exposure:  All product entries will be featured on the IBEX website prior to the virtual ...

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IBEX announces 2019 Innovation Award winners

The 2019 IBEX Innovation Awards, managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and judged by Boating Writers International (BWI), were presented at the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) during the annual Industry Breakfast on Tuesday, October 1. Eight BWI judges with various technical backgrounds in boating selected the new product winners from over 100 entries submitted by marine trade ...

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IBEX Innovation Awards receive record number of entries for 2019

The 2019 IBEX Innovation Awards, managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and judged by Boating Writers International (BWI), received 104 entries from more than 80 companies, the most submitted in the program’s history. The IBEX Innovation Awards honor product development and the manufacturers and suppliers who bring new, innovative products for the recreational marine industry to market. Volunteer members ...

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IBEX Innovation Awards entry deadline approaching

Organizers of the International BoatBuilders' Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) are still accepting entries for this year's Innovation Awards, though the deadline is quickly approaching. Entries for this year's awards must be submitted by Aug. 30. Entry is completed in three steps: Submit entry formUpload product videoProcess payment IBEX 2019 takes place Oct. 1-3 in Tampa, Fla. For full IBEX Innovation ...

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IBEX announces industry breakfast, keynote details

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference has announced additional details of its annual Industry Breakfast and Awards Ceremony, Tuesday, Oct. 2. Doors open at 7 a.m. and the program begins promptly at 7:30 a.m. on the opening day of this year’s show in the Main Ballroom of the Tampa Marriott. Best-selling author and motivational business speaker Rich Karlgaard will deliver ...

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IBEX announces 2017 Innovation Award winners

This morning the winners of the 2017 Innovation Awards were announced during the annual Industry Breakfast at the International BoatBuilders' Exhibition & Conference. The Innovation Awards honored achievement in product development in 10 areas of the marine industry. Winners were selected by a panel of judges from Boating Writers International, a professional organization consisting of writers, editors, publishers, photographers, broadcasters ...

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IBEX announces judges panel for 2017 Innovation Awards

The 2017 Innovation Awards, managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association and judged by Boating Writers International, will be presented at the International BoatBuilders' Exhibition and Conference during the annual Industry Breakfast on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. in the Grand Ballroom at the Tampa Waterside Marriott Hotel. Eight judges with extensive technical boating product background are expected ...

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U.S. Olympic hockey goalie Jim Craig to keynote IBEX industry breakfast

Olympic Gold Medalist from the 1980 "Miracle on Ice" U.S. Hockey Team, Goalie Jim Craig, will deliver the keynote presentation at the 2017 International BoatBuilders' Exhibition and Conference's Industry Breakfast on Tuesday, Sept. 19 at the Tampa Waterside Marriott Hotel across from the Tampa Convention Center, where IBEX will be held.  "The Industry Breakfast is the best way to kick ...

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2017 IBEX Innovation Awards entries open

The 2017 Innovation Awards program is open for entry, show organizers announced Monday.  Winners will be announced during the Industry Breakfast on the opening morning of the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference on September 19 in Tampa. Products can be submitted for the IBEX Innovation Awards through August 4.  All products entered will be reviewed by leading industry journalists and ...

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IBEX 2016: Furniture, interiors lead innovations

More than 6,000 industry professionals attended IBEX 2016 to see the latest product innovations. With concerns over Hurricane Matthew, IBEX 2016 attendance was up from last year’s Louisville event, but slipped from 2014, the last time it was held in Tampa. About 4,700 attended in Louisville in 2015, while about 6,900 attended in Tampa in 2014. Organizers noted that concern ...

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