Tag Archives: IBEX

Entries open for IBEX Innovation Awards

IBEX 2021 Innovation Awards

New product entries for the 2021 IBEX Innovation Awards are being accepted now through August 13. This year's awards will be presented during the industry breakfast taking place on the opening morning of IBEX - Tuesday, September 28 - at the JW Marriott Tampa Water Street Hotel. Tickets are available for purchase during IBEX registration. All product entries can be ...

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IBEX 2021 Innovation Awards makes call for entries

IBEX is hosting the prestigious Innovation Awards program during this year’s event taking place September 28-30 in Tampa, Fla. New product entries are now being accepted through August 13, 2021. Learn more about the program by visiting https://www.ibexshow.com/innovation-awards-exhibitors/, or contact Rachel Harmon, Program Manager. The IBEX Innovation Awards showcase outstanding marine product development to the recreational boating industry and beyond. The program, managed by ...

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IBEX announces new 365 experience

IBEX 365 launches

IBEX announced this week a value-added service to bring together exhibitors and visitors online throughout the year with IBEX 365. The new digital platform gives the highly qualified IBEX audience of marine professionals a resource for product development and innovation through the website, email newsletters, and social media platforms. IBEX, celebrating its 30th Anniversary, returns September 28-30, 2021 to the Tampa Convention ...

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IBEX announces 2021 show dates

IBEX 2021

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced today that preparations are underway for the 30th Anniversary of IBEX, to be held September 28-30, 2021 in the Tampa Convention Center.  “The IBEX team and over 550 exhibitors are excited to return to an in-person event this year to celebrate 30 years of IBEX,” said Anne Dunbar, IBEX Show Director. “We have ...

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IBEX to host Supply Chain webinar next week

IBEX 2020

Join IBEX 365 on Thursday, April 29 at 1 p.m. ET for the first webinar in its 2021 series, featuring a live discussion exploring supply chain management in a global, post-pandemic context. Supply chain management is not a specialty any longer, but instead an ecosystem strategy ensuring the competitive advantage. In the last year, the global supply chain consistently made news ...

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IBEX names new education director

Patty IBEX

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced that Patty Lawrence has joined the team as education director.  With 11 years experience within the industry and an extensive background in education, Lawrence will be responsible for the creation of a world-class education program that includes a full day of pre-conference sessions, the unsurpassed seminar series, and exhibitor-hosted show-floor Tech Talk workshops. ...

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IBEX 365 launches

IBEX 365 launches

The International BoatBuilders' Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) has launched IBEX 365, developed to bridge the gap between show dates by offering stakeholders year-round access to show-related industry news, product development, and educational opportunities. IBEX 2021 is scheduled for September 28-30, 2021 at the Tampa Convention Center.  The Tampa Convention Center stands ready to host the event. Over the past several months, the ...

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IBEX returns to Tampa

IBEX returns in September

Celebrating 30 years, the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) returns to the Tampa Convention Center September 28-30, 2021. As North America’s largest technical trade event for marine industry professionals, IBEX producers are well underway planning for a successful and safe in-person event, which will offer attendees access to more than 700+ exhibits in the exhibit halls, outdoor display space, and on ...

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IBEX issues call for 2021 proposals

IBEX 2020

The IBEX 2021 Call for Proposals is now open, and the annual conference is seeking input from the industry on technical seminars, special sessions, and exhibitor-hosted Tech Talks. The deadline for submissions is Feb. 1, 2021. Things to keep in mind for session topic considerations: IBEX does not allow product or service promotion in the technical seminars. You are invited to submit a topic ...

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NMMA President talks boat shows

Frank Hugelmeyer NMMA

After a year filled with uncertainty and disruption, including the cancellation and postponement of many boating industry events and shows, NMMA president Frank Hugelmeyer shares his thoughts on the importance and future of boat shows: The unprecedented disruption from COVID-19 has been a blessing and curse for the recreational boating industry. On one hand, we have witnessed a remarkable shift ...

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