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NMEA calls for product award nominations

The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) will honor a wide variety of products—20 in all in three separate competitions—at the NMEA Conference & Expo, held October 3-7 at the Sheraton Park Hotel in Anaheim, Calif. NMEA invites all manufacturers to submit nominations. In addition, new this year, NMEA will name winners in two categories for the Manufacturer of the Year ...

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NMEA announces schedule for conference and expo

The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) has announced the schedule for the International Marine Electronics Conference & Expo at the Sheraton Park Hotel in Anaheim, Calif., October 3-7. The trade-only event focused exclusively on marine electronics is five days of manufacturer training, technical sessions, installer certification classes, a manufacturer product expo, awards and networking with decision makers in the marine ...

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Dates set for 2022 NMEA conference in Anaheim

The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) has announced that its 2022 Conference will be held at the Sheraton Anaheim Park Hotel on October 3 – 7, 2022. The exposition portion of the event will be held October 4 and 5 from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. The 2022 NMEA Marine Electronics Conference & Expo will be the largest industry trade event ...

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Actisense celebrates 25 years

Actisense, the global NMEA specialists, have celebrated their 25th anniversary. The electronics company, founded in 1997 by Phil Whitehurst, was originally set up as a consultancy business to advise other electronics manufacturers, but soon created its own multi award-winning range of innovative products to help boaters overcome a range of NMEA-related challenges. Actisense has become a preferred brand for marine ...

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NMEA releases Version 3.000 of NMEA 2000 Standard and Certification Tool

The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) has released Version 3.000 of the NMEA 2000 Standard. This new version, when implemented by manufacturers, will yield better product interoperability through improved requirements in the NMEA 2000 Main Document language, new PGNs, and upgraded Certification Tool. Nineteen new NMEA 2000 Network Messages (PGNs) have been added to Appendix B, including a full suite ...

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NMEA to train U.S., Canadian Coast Guard personnel

The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) has announced that it has been awarded contracts to train both the U.S. Coast Guard and Canadian Coast Guard personnel on installation of marine electronics. The training sessions will be the same four-day, in-person training events that NMEA offers to its members and the general public, which include the Basic Marine Electronics Installer (MEI), ...

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NMEA, Veterans Florida partner on workforce development

The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) has announced a collaboration with Veterans Florida to help the marine electronics industry-wide labor shortage by bringing in qualified veterans who are looking for a career after exiting their military service. “Florida has the largest marine industry of any state, along with the largest membership demographic for NMEA,” said Mark Reedenauer, NMEA president & ...

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IMEA 2022 scholarship program calls for donations

The International Marine Electronics Alliance (IMEA), a 501(c)(3) supporting organization of the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA), has launched a scholarship program to encourage and support students interested in a career in marine electronics. IMEA is looking to grow this scholarship program in 2022 with financial help from NMEA members and the worldwide boating community. All donations are tax deductible, ...

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NMEA posts 2022 training course schedule

The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) has announced the lineup and dates of the marine electronics installer training classes for 2022. Offered are the Basic Marine Electronics Installer (MEI), Advanced Marine Electronics Installer (AMEI), Basic NMEA 2000® Network Installer and Advanced NMEA 2000® Network Installer courses. Basic classes are taught in person and virtually, while advanced classes are only taught ...

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Voting opens for NMEA 2021 Product of Excellence Awards

Voting has begun for the National Marine Electronics Association’s (NMEA) coveted Product of Excellence Awards Program. Voting for the awards is limited to NMEA members and winners will be announced at the NMEA Marine Electronics Conference & Expo on Thursday evening, Sept. 23. This year the 2021 NMEA Marine Electronics Conference & Expo will be held in-person at the Orlando ...

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