Tag Archives: IBEX

Deadline nears for IBEX Education Conference proposals

The deadline for submitting proposals for the 2022 IBEX Education Conference is approaching. The IBEX Education Conference will offer world-class training, workshops, and technical seminars to attendees of the 31st IBEX Show, scheduled for September 27-29, 2022, in Tampa. “IBEX has earned a reputation for offering world-class, technical education,” said Anne Dunbar, IBEX Show Director. “The Education Conference is an ...

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IBEX Education Conference announces 2022 call for proposals

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced that the IBEX Education Conference Call for Proposals (CFP) has opened. The IBEX Education Conference will offer training, workshops, and technical seminars to attendees of the 31st IBEX Show, to be held September 27-29, 2022, in the Tampa Convention Center. North America’s largest trade event for recreational marine industry professionals, IBEX is ...

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Success for in-person IBEX 2021

The 30th International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced that attendance exceeded expectations with the return of an in-person event. IBEX saw more than 560 exhibitors, including 80 new exhibiting companies, and more than 3,200 visitors. The IBEX docks were sold out with 29 boats on display, and the expanded outdoor displays included nine demos and exhibits. In all, there were ...

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Honda Marine redesigns two outboards and introduces a new smart boating app

Honda Marine made some important announcements at the recent IBEX show in Tampa. They engineered a significant redesign with the Honda BF115 and BF150 outboards, and introduced an all-new model, the Honda BF140, replacing the BF135. The company also introduced HondaLink Marine, a new, integrated smartphone application that provides owners with complete, remote monitoring capability and ownership information for boats anytime from anywhere. ...

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IBEX Innovation Award winners announced

IBEX 2021 Innovation Awards

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced today the winners of the IBEX Innovation Awards for the 30th Anniversary Show. The IBEX Innovation Awards program is managed by the NMMA and judged by Boating Writers International (BWI). The judges selected 11 Innovation Award winners and three honorable mentions among dozens of entries submitted by marine trade companies. Awards were presented during the ...

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IBEX – and the boating industry – is open for business

By David Gee When the Boating Industry team all boarded airplanes from various parts of the country to converge and convene at IBEX in Tampa, we weren't quite sure what to expect. Though the show is just getting started, the early signs are indeed promising. The industry breakfast featuring the innovation Awards presentations and a keynote by Florida Governor Ron ...

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Florida Governor to speak at IBEX Industry Breakfast

Ron DeSantis

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis will deliver keynote remarks during the annual IBEX Industry Breakfast and Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, September 28, at the JW Marriott Tampa Water Street from 7:30-9:30 a.m. “We are excited to welcome Governor DeSantis to IBEX and honored to have him speak during our Industry Breakfast kickoff event,” said Anne Dunbar, IBEX Show Director. “The innovation ...

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IBEX 2021 announces schedule of networking and special events

IBEX 2021

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced the schedule of networking and special events for industry professionals to connect during its 30th Anniversary celebration September 28-30 in Tampa, FL. Registration is open and exhibit hall badges are free through September 26, 2021. The IBEX daily schedule can be found at www.ibexshow.com/schedule-at-a-glance/. Special events can be found at www.ibexshow.com/special-events-demos/. Here are special ...

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Judges announced for IBEX 2021 Innovation Awards

IBEX 2021 Innovation Awards

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced today the distinguished list of judges for the 2021 IBEX Innovation Awards Program. The program is managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and judged by Boating Writers International (BWI). Awards will be presented during the annual Industry Breakfast, Keynote, and Innovation Awards presentation, held from 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. at ...

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IBEX announces health and safety protocols for 2021 event

IBEX 2020

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), North America’s largest trade event for recreational marine industry professionals, owned and produced by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and RAI Amsterdam, announced updated safety protocols for the 30th Anniversary Show scheduled for September 28-30, 2021, in Tampa, Florida. As the situation in Florida continues to develop, new protocols have been established for IBEX 2021 ...

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