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NMEA launches social media campaign

The National Marine Electronics Association has launched a program that uses social media to put boaters in touch with NMEA member companies that utilize social media. The goal is to improve boaters' knowledge of onboard electronics in order to enhance their safety and experience on the water by providing them with access to information and advice from NMEA members through ...

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Navico director of sales named to NMEA Board of Directors

Navico, manufacturer of marine electronics and parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad and B&G brands, announced that Sean Hatherley, director of sales for Navico Americas, has been named to the board of directors of the National Marine Electronics Association. NMEA board members are appointed to a three-year term where they work together to create and promote NMEA strategies and programs. ...

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NMEA puts out call for NMEA 2000 lighting working group

The National Marine Electronics Association has announced the formation of a new NMEA 2000 Working Group whose purpose will be to develop lighting control and status PGNs into the NMEA 2000 Standard. This set of messages will allow the control of brightness and color, along with more dynamic functions, including fade rates, flash frequencies and the communication of lighting scenes. ...

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NMEA 2017 conference & expo to be held in Bellevue

The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) has announced that the 2017 NMEA International Marine Electronics Conference & Expo will be held Sept. 26-28, 2017, in Bellevue, Wash., which borders Lake Washington and is part of Seattle's Eastside. The venue for 2017 is the Bellevue Hilton Hotel. The NMEA Conference & Expo is the largest event in North America serving the ...

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NMEA names 2016 product award winners

The marine electronics industry honored several manufacturers with product awards at the annual National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) International Marine Electronics Conference & Expo, held this year at the Naples Grande Beach Resort in Naples, FL, Sept. 20-22. Top products were named for both the NMEA Product of Excellence Awards and the NMEA Technology Award. More than 450 marine electronics ...

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NMEA launches Advanced NMEA 2000 training course

This summer, the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) will offer the first training class in a new Advanced NMEA 2000 course that focuses on installations, setup and troubleshooting. The course will debut in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Friday, July 29, 2016, and be repeated later in other locations around the country. This full-day training course will feature a half-day PowerPoint ...

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NMEA conference returns to Florida

The 2016 NMEA International Marine Electronics Conference and Expo begins its three-day run on Sept. 20, 2016, at the Naples Grande Beach Resort in Naples, Fla. The event will focus on education and training, a new products expo, demonstration boats, product awards, networking and social events. "After listening to member feedback and suggestions, we have increased the training offerings and brought back ...

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NMEA partners with ABYC to offer training

SEVERNA PARK, Md. – The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) announced a joint training venture with the American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC). This four-day training event will focus two of the days on ABYC marine electrical standards and training, and two days on NMEA marine electronics standards and training. The training event is specifically designed as a one-stop shop ...

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CEO panel takes on industry topics and challenges at NMEA Conference

SEVERNA PARK, Md. – As part of the NMEA International Marine Electronics Conference & Expo this fall, a diverse panel of chief executive officers representing marine electronics companies based in the U.S. and abroad will discuss key issues and challenges facing the industry at the Baltimore Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel on Sept. 29 from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. The CEO ...

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NMEA to offer installer training at IBEX, METS

For the first time, the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) will be offering their full-day NMEA 2000 installer training course at two of the world's largest marine equipment shows-IBEX and METS. The sessions will be held one day prior to the opening of each show. The NMEA 2000 network course is primarily targeted for the beginner or those who have ...

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