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NMMA recognizes CSI Award winners, presents Alan J. Freedman Award

The NMMA honored John Thommen, Founder and CEO, Ocean Marketing, Inc., with the 2019 Alan J. Freedman Memorial Leadership Award, which recognizes individuals who’ve made outstanding contributions to the marine accessories industry through leadership, creativity and personal motivation. The award was presented during the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show’s annual Innovation Breakfast.   “NMMA is honored to present John Thommen with ...

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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 announces date for MIBS Innovation Breakfast

The NMMA announced today the agenda for the annual Innovation Breakfast at the 2019 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show. Presented by the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF), the Innovation Breakfast is being held Friday, Feb. 15 within the show’s Center Courtyard. Tickets for the event can be purchased here; limited seating available – book now! Celebrating the thousands of innovative products, ideas and ...

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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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NMMA opens nominations for 2019 Alan J. Freedman Award

The National Marine Manufacturers Association announced today that it is now accepting nominations for the 2019 NMMA Alan J. Freedman Award. The award recognizes individuals who have made notable contributions to the marine accessories industry through leadership, creativity and personal motivation. The Award will be presented at the Miami Innovation Breakfast on Friday, Feb. 15 during the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat ...

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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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