Tag Archives: International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference

IBEX announces new 365 experience

IBEX 365 launches

IBEX announced this week a value-added service to bring together exhibitors and visitors online throughout the year with IBEX 365. The new digital platform gives the highly qualified IBEX audience of marine professionals a resource for product development and innovation through the website, email newsletters, and social media platforms. IBEX, celebrating its 30th Anniversary, returns September 28-30, 2021 to the Tampa Convention ...

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IBEX to host Supply Chain webinar next week

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Join IBEX 365 on Thursday, April 29 at 1 p.m. ET for the first webinar in its 2021 series, featuring a live discussion exploring supply chain management in a global, post-pandemic context. Supply chain management is not a specialty any longer, but instead an ecosystem strategy ensuring the competitive advantage. In the last year, the global supply chain consistently made news ...

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IBEX names new education director

Patty IBEX

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced that Patty Lawrence has joined the team as education director.  With 11 years experience within the industry and an extensive background in education, Lawrence will be responsible for the creation of a world-class education program that includes a full day of pre-conference sessions, the unsurpassed seminar series, and exhibitor-hosted show-floor Tech Talk workshops. ...

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IBEX issues call for 2021 proposals

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The IBEX 2021 Call for Proposals is now open, and the annual conference is seeking input from the industry on technical seminars, special sessions, and exhibitor-hosted Tech Talks. The deadline for submissions is Feb. 1, 2021. Things to keep in mind for session topic considerations: IBEX does not allow product or service promotion in the technical seminars. You are invited to submit a topic ...

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IBEX Online announces ‘Know Before You Go’ resources

IBEX Online registration opens

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), being held virtually September 29 – October 2, 2020 announced resources and tips on having a successful event.  IBEX Online: A Virtual Experience is a free trade event designed to allow the industry to come together in a safe and productive environment. To get the most out of the virtual experience, registration and event planning ...

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IBEX 2020 announces transition to virtual event

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The 30th International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), scheduled for September 29 – October 1, 2020, announced today it will transition to a virtual only event allowing the entire marine industry to come together in a new way as an online community. This decision was made to pivot the in-person show to a virtual only event due to the ongoing COVID-19 ...

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IBEX names new education director

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced that Michelle Biersner has joined the staff as Education Director.  With past experience in tradeshow and conference production across multiple industries for over 25 years, Biersner has most recently managed education content for outdoor industry events. She will be responsible for the creation of a world class education program that includes a full ...

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IBEX 2019 wraps with ‘resounding success’

The 29th International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) closed on Thursday, October 3 with early indications that attendance figures were up from last year for the three-day event. Show organizers said IBEX was a tremendous success with more than 700 exhibitors – 100-plus new to the Show – from 25 countries filling the 138 thousand square feet of exhibit space. The International Pavilions ...

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IBEX Innovation Awards receive record number of entries for 2019

The 2019 IBEX Innovation Awards, managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and judged by Boating Writers International (BWI), received 104 entries from more than 80 companies, the most submitted in the program’s history. The IBEX Innovation Awards honor product development and the manufacturers and suppliers who bring new, innovative products for the recreational marine industry to market. Volunteer members ...

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IBEX announces judging panel for 2019 Innovation Awards

The 2019 Innovation Awards, managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and judged by Boating Writers International (BWI), will be presented at the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) during the annual Industry Breakfast. The breakfast is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, October 1, 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. in the Grand Ballroom at the Tampa Waterside Marriott Hotel. Each ...

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