Tag Archives: IBEX

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 donated $5,000 to feeding Tampa Bay

Anne Dunbar, IBEX show director, announced this morning at the Industry Breakfast that, to support local recovery efforts in Tampa, the host city of IBEX, a donation was made to Feeding Tampa Bay for $5,000. The events owners, RAI Amsterdam and NMMA, supported the donation. Right now, Feeding Tampa Bay has put its disaster relief plan into action distributing food in ...

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IBEX adds special hurricane session

The IBEX team has added a special session to its schedule to provide practical insights and updates on marine businesses impacted by Hurricanes Irma or Harvey. The free session will be held Wednesday, Sept. 20 from 11 a.m. to noon in Room 12. "I am hopeful that bringing the industry together so soon after these hurricanes will begin many critical ...

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IBEX offers nine super sessions in 2017

As part of its education program, the 2017 International BoatBuilders' Exhibition & Conference will feature a variety of in-depth Super Sessions on Monday, Sept. 18, the day before the show opens at the Tampa Convention Center. The Super Sessions – organized and produced by Grow Boating, the National Marine Electronics Association, the International Marina Institute. the Society for Naval Architects and Marine ...

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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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Networking opportunities available at IBEX 2017

IBEX is about connecting the industry, and there are several networking opportunities at the 27th International BoatBuilders' Exhibition & Conference, Sept.19-21 at the Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, Fla. Boatbuilding professionals from around the world have already registered to attend IBEX, which will offer several exhibit areas with new products and services, product demonstrations, as well as a happy hour and ...

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IBEX offers comprehensive education and training program

The International BoatBuilders' Exhibition & Conference will offer a full schedule and wide range of topics for the 2017 Education Program. This year at the Tampa Convention Center, attendees will have access to 80 education sessions, starting with nine half- and full-day super sessions on Monday, Sept. 18, and 56 Seminars and 15 tech talk workshops from Tuesday, Sept. 19 ...

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New feature areas added to IBEX

To make navigating the more than 650 exhibiting companies easier, The International BoatBuilders' Exhibition & Conference, taking place Sept.19-21, will offer several specialized pavilion areas featuring specific products and services. Located throughout the three show floors plus the outdoor exhibit areas there will be new and improved areas include the Electronics Pavilion connected by NMEA 2000; the Composites Pavilion which ...

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Nominations open for NMMA Hall of Fame

Nominations are being accepted for the 2017 NMMA Hall of Fame Award. This award recognizes individuals who have made substantial and lasting contributions to the marine industry. All award applications and supporting documents must be submitted electronically. If you would like to nominate a marine leader please review the award criteria and complete the nomination form by Aug. 4. The ...

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