Home » Tag Archives: IBEX (page 9)

Tag Archives: IBEX

IBEX kicks off an exciting week for the marine industry

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The International BoatBuilders' Exhibition & Conference kicked off with an exciting start this week. The industry breakfast on Tuesday began with the recognition of 15 companies who have been exhibitors at IBEX for all 25 shows since. Judges from Boating Writers International (BWI) presented eleven Innovation Awards to representatives from Xtreme Tower Products/Marine Accessories Corporation, Dowco, Syntec Industries, ...

Read More »

Video: IBEX 2015: The Connected Boat

LOUISVILLE - One of the highlights of this year's IBEX show was The Connected Boat in the Electronics Pavilion. The interactive display features a demonstration of how various systems connect using existing network technologies. It is sponsored by Simrad and built in partnership with Chetco Digital. The display includes technology from a number of other companies including Cummins, Dometic, Faria Beede, ...

Read More »

Taylor Made Systems & Ameritex Fabric Systems introduce first fabric retractable roof and tower integration at IBEX 2015

GLOVERSVILLE, N.Y. – Taylor Made Systems and Ameritex Fabric Systems unveil the first Fabric Retractable Roof integrated into a bonded glass, powder coated tower and T-top at the 2015 International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX). “Both companies have worked with each other to bring our creative technologies together in the first ever T-top that has a manual retractable folding roof, ...

Read More »

BoatUS life jacket design competition winners announced

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The winners of the 2015 “Innovation in Life Jacket Design Competition” were announced today at the International Boat Builders Exhibition and Conference in Louisville. Sponsored by the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water and the Personal Floatation Device Manufacturers Association (PFDMA), a team of five judges from the boating, paddling and life jacket manufacturing industry ...

Read More »

NMMA announces Marine Industry Customer Satisfaction Index Awards

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) today announced 45 recipients of the 2014/2015 Marine Industry Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Awards for excellence in customer satisfaction. Award recipients were acknowledged this morning during the annual Industry Breakfast at the 2015 International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) in Louisville. The Marine Industry CSI Awards honor manufacturers that actively measure ...

Read More »

NMRA Mel Barr Award presented to Ron Bailey

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The National Marine Representatives Association (NMRA) presented its 2015 Mel Barr Award to Ron Bailey, vice president of sales and marketing at Turning Point Propellers. The award recognizes an individual who has contributed to the improvement of the industry and is named in the memory of marine rep Mel Barr, one of the founders of NMRA and ...

Read More »

2015 IBEX Innovation Award winners announced

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – At the International BoatBuilders' Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) Industry Breakfast this morning, judges from Boating Writers International announced winners of the 2015 IBEX Innovation Awards. The Innovation Awards program recognizes significant contributions in marine industry innovation and product development. The winning products were selected from 90 entries by a panel of experienced technical boating journalists from Boating Writers International ...

Read More »

Two recreational boating industry leaders inducted into NMMA Hall of Fame

The recreational boating industry will recognize two leaders this year with the National Marine Manufacturers Association’s highest honor when inducted into the NMMA Hall of Fame. Bob Long, CEO and owner of JRL Ventures, Inc. and Marine Concepts, and Dusty McCoy, chairman and CEO of Brunswick Corporation, will be recognized for their career achievements and contributions to the industry. The ...

Read More »

Deadline to book hotel rooms for IBEX on Tuesday

BROOKLIN, ME – Thousands of marine professionals will convene September 15-17 for the 25th International BoatBuilders' Exhibition & Conference (IBEX), held at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky. Registration is still open and the deadline to book hotel rooms is September 8. IBEX will offer 550+ exhibiting companies, including 110 first-time exhibitors who will be showcasing thousands of new ...

Read More »

IBEX session to discuss sharing economy

Leaders from several companies in the boat sharing and peer-to-peer rentals will discuss collaborative consumption and the sharing economy in an IBEX seminar. Leaders representing different types of companies will discuss how these new business models are making a positive impact on the marine industry and specifically examine how manufacturers, suppliers, dealers, distributors, retailers, marinas and other industry stakeholders can ...

Read More »