Tag Archives: ICOMIA

ICOMIA releases 2020 statistics book

The International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA) has released the latest edition of its Recreational Boating Industry Statistics Book. The 2020 Statistics Book provides, in one useful reference document, global data, as well as comprehensive national reports on the industry’s largest market countries, global summaries of key product segments from 22 countries, export/import data for international trade in boats from 41 countries, marine ...

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ICOMIA 2019 Statistics Book now available

ICOMIA Statistics Book

The International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA) has released the latest edition of its Recreational Boating Industry Statistics Book, now available at no charge to NMMA members. The annual ICOMIA Statistics Book provides a wealth of industry intelligence, including key data and analysis from the NMMA and other marine industry associations from around the globe. In this unprecedented year, in ...

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ICOMIA World Marinas Conference webinar series starts today


ICOMIA World Marinas Conference (WMC) Industry Reconnect webinar series will offer four sessions for marine industry stakeholders with leading industry panelists and Q&A sessions. The series runs October 6th through the 27th.ICOMIA WMC Industry Reconnect includes the following four 90-minute webinar sessions at no charge to registrants: State of the industry around the globeBoating and Tourism with Covid19 – what’s next?Technology looking ...

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International boating community urges trade officials to remove tariffs

boating tariffs

NMMA, the International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA), and the European Boating Industry (EBI) sent a letter to the United States (U.S.) and European Union (EU) trade officials applauding their recent progress on trade negotiations and urging them to reach an agreement that removes the EU’s 25% tariff on U.S. manufactured boats. “Since 2018, the United States’ worldwide steel and aluminum ...

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RAI cancels METSTRADE 2020

METSTRADE and RAI Amsterdam have announced that the Marine Equipment Trade Show, which was scheduled on 17-19 November in RAI Amsterdam, has been cancelled. For more than 32 years, METSTRADE has been providing the most complete meeting place for the global marine industry. Organizers said due to the consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak, our mission cannot be accomplished successfully, therefore ...

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NMMA’s Sara Anghel elected first female ICOMIA president

Following the 54th ICOMIA Annual General Meeting on May 22, NMMA’s Sara Anghel was elected new ICOMIA president. Anghel, NMMA Canada president, has led the association for more than 12 years and has nearly 25 years of government relations experience.  ICOMIA, the International Council of Marine Industry Associations, is the international trade association representing the global marine industry since 1966. It ...

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ICOMIA awards honorary lifetime memberships

During the ICOMIA/IFBSO Congress held earlier this month in Split, Croatia, ICOMIA president Andrea Razeto presented NMMA president Dr. Thom Dammrich and Finnboat’s past president Dr. Jouko Huju with honorary lifetime memberships.  According to ICOMIA, “As mark of highest appreciation for past services to ICOMIA, on recommendation of the Executive Committee, we would like to honour two individuals who over ...

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ICOMIA publishes guidance note on Brexit

To address frequent questions surrounding Brexit, the International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA) has published Edition 1 of ICOMIA Guidance on Brexit following the recent rejection of the withdrawal agreement by the UK Parliament. The Guidance Note highlights various exit scenarios which may affect manufacturers either located: In the UK exporting product to Europe European manufacturers exporting product to the UK ...

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NMMA, EBI, ICOMIA pen joint letter to President Trump on tariffs

On Tuesday, NMMA, the European Boating Industry (EBI), and the International Council of Marine Industry Association (ICOMIA) sent a joint letter to President Trump expressing their deep concern for the escalating trade dispute and the direct impact to the recreational boating industry in the European Union and the U.S. NMMA, EBI, and ICOMIA are urging all parties to quickly resolve ...

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IBEX, ICOMIA sign global collaboration agreement

The co-owners of the International BoatBuilders Exhibition and Conference - the National Marine Manufacturers Association and RAI Amsterdam - have signed a collaboration agreement with the International Council of Marine Industry Associations to facilitate co-participation across all conference levels. “The ICOMIA-IBEX agreement brings many advantages, not least of which being that is opens up the possibility for MIAs from across the world ...

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