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Minneapolis Boat Show kicks off show season with strong sales

The 2022 Progressive® Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show® Presented by Discover Boating™ kicked off NMMA’s winter boat show season with strong momentum, attracting more than 21,000 attendees throughout its four-day run, Jan. 20-23. Despite Covid and weather-related challenges, the overall sentiment from exhibitors was reportedly positive, with many reporting strong sales and leads from eager, qualified customers. “We were happy to welcome back ...

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Minneapolis Boat Show kicks off today, names Innovation Award winners

NMMA kicks off its winter boat show season with the Progressive Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show opening today at the Minneapolis Convention Center, and running through Sunday, Jan. 23. The region’s longest-running boat show – celebrating its 49th year – showcases the latest boat models, marine technology and accessory debuts.To attract attendees of all ages and skill levels and engage the wave of ...

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Judges announced for 2022 Minneapolis Innovation Awards

The NMMA and Boating Writers International (BWI) announced today the panel of judges set to evaluate product entries for the 2022 Progressive Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show Innovation Awards. Innovation Award winners will be announced Wednesday, January 19 during the boat show’s “Sneak Peek” evening. The Innovation Awards judges’ committee is comprised of three BWI members who perform product testing throughout the year and have specific ...

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NMMA issues last call for 2022 Minneapolis Innovation Award entries

The Innovation Awards are returning in-person to the Progressive Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show, and the call for entries is open through Friday, Dec. 17. The Innovation Awards celebrate excellence and innovation in four product categories: Aluminum fishing boatsFiberglass fishing boatsPontoon boatsFurnishings — New for 2022 All Innovation Award entrants gain valuable product exposure, including: Innovation Award signage—identifies your product as cutting-edge to the public ...

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2022 Minneapolis Boat Show Innovation Awards issues call for entries

The Innovation Awards are returning in-person to the Progressive Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show, and the call for entries is now open. The Innovation Awards celebrate excellence and innovation in four product categories: Aluminum fishing boatsFiberglass fishing boatsPontoon boatsFurnishings—New for 2022 All Innovation Award entrants gain valuable product exposure, including: Innovation Award signage—identifies your product as cutting-edge to the public and industry stakeholdersProduct review ...

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2020 Minneapolis Innovation Award winners announced

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and Boating Writers International (BWI) recently honored winners of the 2020 Minneapolis Innovation Awards, recognizing groundbreaking new consumer marine products, presented during preview night of the Progressive Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show.  The Minneapolis Innovation Awards honor manufacturers and suppliers who bring new, innovative products in the boating industry to market in the following categories: ...

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NMMA continues advocacy series at Minneapolis Boat Show

On Wednesday, NMMA continued the “Propelling Our Industry Forward” advocacy series with a cocktail reception at the Progressive Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show. The reception was integrated into the Innovation Awards and featured remarks from NMMA senior vice president of government and legal affairs, Nicole Vasilaros. NNMA’s second annual boat show advocacy tour is part of the association’s expanded advocacy effort, ...

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Minneapolis Boat Show Innovation Awards entry deadline approaching

The deadline for entry in the 2020 Minneapolis Boat Show Innovation Awards is Friday, Dec. 20, 2019. The program provides the opportunity for eligible exhibitors to enter new products into three product categories: aluminum fishing boats, fiberglass fishing boats and pontoon boats. Entrants to the 2020 program will not only have a chance to win a Innovation Award, but will ...

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Judges announced for Minneapolis Innovation Awards

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and Boating Writers International (BWI) announced the panel of judges set to evaluate product entries for the third annual Progressive Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show Innovation Awards. The 2020 Innovation Award winners will be announced Wednesday, January 22 during the boat show’s “Sneak Peek” evening. The deadline for entry into the 2020 Innovation Awards is Friday, Dec. 20.  The Innovation Awards ...

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Entries for 2020 Minneapolis Boat Show Innovation Awards now open

The Progressive Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show Innovation Awards program is now accepting submissions. The program provides the opportunity for eligible exhibitors to enter new products into three product categories: aluminum fishing boats, fiberglass fishing boats and pontoon boats. Entrants to the 2020 program will not only have a chance to win a coveted Innovation Award, but will also boost their product’s visibility through editorial ...

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