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Sea Tow Foundation helps safe boating efforts at 2019 Miami International Boat Show

Thanks to the Sea Tow Foundation – a national nonprofit dedicated to the education and awareness of safe boating practices – more than 1,600 individuals and family members attending this year’s Miami International Boat Show left with a better understanding of the importance of life jacket use. Through partnerships with the National Marine Manufacturers Association and Onyx Outdoor Gear, the ...

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NMMA reports success for 2019 Miami International Boat Show

Celebrating 78 years and its fourth year at Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin, the 2019 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show, presented by West Marine, had a blockbuster run over Presidents Day Weekend, Feb. 14-18. Several boat and accessory manufacturers have reported the strongest opening day sales in years, seeing many new buyers, with the trend continuing through the weekend; the ...

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SureShade celebrates 10 years, MIBS 2019 showcase

SureShade reached another new company milestone with over 150 boat models available with SureShade as a factory option or standard feature on display at the 2019 Miami International Boat Show and Miami Yacht Show events. The 2019 Miami Boat Show also marked the 10 year anniversary of SureShade’s initial commercial launch as a factory-option on the Boston Whaler 370 Outrage at ...

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Miami Boat Show opens today

The 2019 Progressive® Insurance Miami International Boat Show, presented by West Marine, kicks off today at Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin and runs through President’s Day. 2019 marks the show’s 78th year and its fourth year on Virginia Key, showcasing the industry’s most comprehensive collection of recreational boats and boating products. With new boat sales on the rise, and early reports ...

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BoatUS to hold on-water training events at MIBS 2019

After completing a successful pilot program in 2018, which included NMMA’s Tampa and Norwalk boat shows, BoatUS is launching the BoatUS Foundation On-Water Training Program at the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show. The Miami Boat Show program will offer two courses to attendees – Intro to Boating and Women Making Waves – and is the kickoff of a nationwide rollout in 2019 with 39 additional ...

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NMMA makes last call for Miami Innovation Awards entries

The deadline for entry for the 2019 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show Innovation Awards is tomorrow, Friday, January 11, 2019. Full program details and requirements can be found here. Innovation Award winners will be announced during the boat show’s Innovation Breakfast, held at the Center Courtyard area at the Miami Marine Stadium on Friday, Feb. 15. The Innovation Award program ...

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NMMA makes final call for 2018 Neptune Award entries

The Marine Marketers of America (MMA) is accepting entries for its 2018 Neptune Awards competition through January 7, 2019. The Neptune Awards recognize companies and individuals on their outstanding work in marine marketing.  The annual competition, now in its 11th year, is open to any company or organization producing and publishing marine industry marketing work between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2018. ...

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MIBS partners with RaftUp Technologies for enhanced transportation opportunities

The Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show and RaftUp Technologies have reached a partnership agreement for the 2019 Miami International Boat Show to enhance attendees’ experience when getting to and from the show. RaftUp is providing an app – Progressive® Insurance Miami International Boat Show Connections – and onsite transportation enhancements, including digital screens, which will display real-time arrival and departure updates for ...

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Engine companies maintain high profiles at MIBS 

As more powerful marine engines are introduced, manufacturers don’t miss an opportunity to showcase their muscular propulsion product offerings. Here’s a quick recap of company announcements from this year’s Miami International Boat Show. Mercury Mercury Marine officially introduced its new V-6 FourStroke outboard family and the expansion of its SeaPro commercial line the evening prior to the show’s opening. The ...

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NMMA recognizes 2017 marine industry CSI Award winners

The NMMA has announced 50 recipients of the 2017 Marine Industry Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Awards for excellence in customer satisfaction. Award recipients were acknowledged during the Innovation Breakfast at the 2018 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show. The Marine Industry CSI Awards honor boat and engine manufacturers who actively measure customer satisfaction and pursue continuous improvement to better serve their ...

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