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NMMA announces workforce development opportunities for members

As the NMMA works towards addressing the industry’s growing workforce challenges, we have created two new opportunities for NMMA members to help expand awareness for jobs in boating and engage/educate companies in solutions to recruit new hires. At the end of June, the NMMA is taking part at an annual conference for school guidance counselors, the ASCA Annual Conference.  The objective ...

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IBEX to host new ‘Super Session’ on workforce development

A new Super Session has been added to the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) educational lineup, Challenges & Solutions for Workforce Development, to address the hurdles of recruiting and retaining employees in the boating industry and address areas that will help companies’ long-term growth. The workforce Super Session will take place September 30, 2019 ahead of IBEX (Oct. 1-3) in Tampa, from ...

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SureShade enters new partnership with Derema Group

SureShade, the U.S. designer and manufacturer of patented retractable sunshade systems for the marine industry, has engaged Derema Group as their exclusive sales agent representing the SureShade brand in the Northeast, Midwest and Western region of the U.S. recreational boating market. The new manufacturer’s representative relationship with Derema Group will help SureShade expand sales and service capabilities with OEM clients ...

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IBEX announces winners of 2018 Innovation Awards

The 2018 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, Oct. 2. Eight BWI judges with various technical backgrounds in boating selected the new product winners among dozens of entries submitted by marine trade companies.  ...

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Early bird ends today for IBEX Grow Boating Marketing Summit

The Grow Boating Marketing Summit is offering an early bird registration rate of $159, available through today, Aug. 30. After Aug.  30, registration is $199.  This year's summit, entitled "Digital Marketing: Join the Evolution,"  will cover ways to leverage digital marketing channels—display ads, video, social media, email, search, websites and more — to move your business forward. Held the day ...

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IBEX announces 2018 Innovation Awards judging panel

The 2018 Innovation Awards, managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association and judged by Boating Writers International (BWI), will be presented at the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) during the annual Industry Breakfast. The breakfast is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, Oct, 2,  from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. in the Grand Ballroom at the Tampa Waterside Marriott ...

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IBEX Grow Boating Marketing Summit early bird is Aug. 30

The Grow Boating Marketing Summit at this year's IBEX is offering an early bird registration rate of $159, available through Aug. 30. After Aug. 30, registration is $199.  This year's summit, titled “Digital Marketing: Join the Evolution," will cover ways to leverage digital marketing channels—display ads, video, social media, email, search, websites and more—to move your business forward. Held the day ...

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IBEX schedule features a full slate of networking events

This year, the 28th International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference (IBEX), held Oct. 2-4 at the Tampa Convention Center, will not only offer an elevated educational program and a wide variety of exhibitions from around the world, but will also give visitors the chance to participate in a number of social and entertainment special events throughout the week. These events are in ...

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Education to take the spotlight at IBEX 2018

From expanded educational offerings to three floors of exhibitors and more, 2018’s International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) is gearing up for an unforgettable year. IBEX will take place from Oct. 2-4 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Fla. In early May, IBEX organizers confirmed that Tampa and the Tampa Convention Center will host the conference through 2020. “Tampa ...

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