Tag Archives: IBEX

Nominations open for 2017 Movers & Shakers Awards

Boating Industry is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Movers & Shakers. We're looking for leaders who haven't been afraid to take chances, to rethink the way they do business, to embrace the challenges facing the marine industry. Nominees can be from any company or group that does business in the boating industry, as long as they are showing the vision ...

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IBEX introduces international B2B VIP program

The 2017 International BoatBuilders' Exhibition & Conference, taking place Sept. 19-21 in Tampa, Fla, is offering first-time business-to-business international buyers a VIP invitation to the show. The new International B2B VIP Program includes a variety of benefits: VIP Admission Badge Access to the show's International Resource Lounge with complimentary Wi-Fi, refreshments and light snacks Lunch voucher for two days Invitation to exclusive networking ...

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Registration open for IBEX education

Registration is now open for the education program at IBEX 2017, according to show organizers. The program will kick off with a series of industry sponsored Super Sessions on Sept. 18 with the IBEX Seminar Series and Tech Talk Workshops to be held during the show from Sept. 19 through Sept. 21 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa. The ...

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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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Registration opens for IBEX

Registration is now open for the 27th International BoatBuilders' Exhibition and Conference, being held September 19-21 at the Tampa Convention Center. The 2017 IBEX Show, produced by NMMA and RAI Amsterdam, plans to offer more exhibiting companies on the show floors including more international participation, as well as a new Marina & Yard pavilion, and expanded outdoor exhibit space and ...

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IBEX introduces VIP program for international buyers

The International BoatBuilders' Exhibition & Conference is offering a new program to encourage first-time international attendees this year. The new International B2B VIP Program includes a variety of benefits: VIP admission badge Access to the show's International Resource Lounge with complimentary Wi-Fi, refreshments and light snacks Lunch voucher for two days Invitation to exclusive networking cocktail event on Tuesday, Sept. ...

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Symtec brings its heating solutions to marine industry

Symtec, a Minnesota-based heating solutions provider, is bringing its technology to the marine industry in 2017. The company has designed heating solutions for vehicle parts in ATVs, motorcycles and other powersports equipment for nearly 30 years. “We’re excited to get started. It’s a really fun industry. We were at the IBEX show last year and met a lot of great ...

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IBEX announces new Marina and Yard Pavilion for 2017 show

IBEX announced its 2017 will feature a new Marina and Yard Pavilion to serve the hundreds of marina and yard professionals who attend the International Boatbuilders' Exhibition & Conference and who want to see and learn about the advancements in equipment, products and services specifically for the marina, yard and repair segment of the industry. IBEX's Education Conference will also ...

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IBEX/METS partnership means growth, larger international presence

At the annual IBEX Industry Breakfast in October, show organizers announced that the owners and producers of METS would be the new co-owner of the annual IBEX show. RAI Amsterdam has purchased a 50 percent stake in IBEX from WoodenBoat Publications Inc., publisher of Professional BoatBuilder magazine and will now be an equal partner with the National Marine Manufacturers Association. ...

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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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