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IBEX opens registration for 2021 in-person event

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced that registration is now open for the 30th Anniversary of IBEX, to be held September 28-30, 2021, in the Tampa Convention Center. North America’s largest trade event for recreational marine industry professionals, IBEX is owned and produced by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and RAI Amsterdam. More than 570 exhibitors have already confirmed ...

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IBEX announces new 365 experience

IBEX 365 launches

IBEX announced this week a value-added service to bring together exhibitors and visitors online throughout the year with IBEX 365. The new digital platform gives the highly qualified IBEX audience of marine professionals a resource for product development and innovation through the website, email newsletters, and social media platforms. IBEX, celebrating its 30th Anniversary, returns September 28-30, 2021 to the Tampa Convention ...

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IBEX names new education director

Patty IBEX

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced that Patty Lawrence has joined the team as education director.  With 11 years experience within the industry and an extensive background in education, Lawrence will be responsible for the creation of a world-class education program that includes a full day of pre-conference sessions, the unsurpassed seminar series, and exhibitor-hosted show-floor Tech Talk workshops. ...

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Registration open for virtual METSTRADE Connect 2020

METSTRADE Connect 2020

Although the physical METSTRADE 2020 has been cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions, Amsterdam RAI, organizers of the event, are inviting the industry to participate in METSTRADE Connect 2020, taking place December 10. The event offers an entirely new platform that will connect the leisure marine industry and enables professionals to meet new people and check out inspirational presentations and discuss pressing ...

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IBEX Online announces ‘Know Before You Go’ resources

IBEX Online registration opens

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), being held virtually September 29 – October 2, 2020 announced resources and tips on having a successful event.  IBEX Online: A Virtual Experience is a free trade event designed to allow the industry to come together in a safe and productive environment. To get the most out of the virtual experience, registration and event planning ...

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boot Dusseldorf on course for 2021 show

boot Dusseldorf cancelled due to COVID

The planning for boot 2021 is on course and the current exhibitor registration numbers are, overall, the same as they were in 2019. Almost all of the boat and yacht manufacturers that were on board in 2020 are back for 2021. Apart from a few exceptions, most suppliers have also confirmed that they will be participating in boot. “Overall, booking ...

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RAI cancels METSTRADE 2020

METSTRADE and RAI Amsterdam have announced that the Marine Equipment Trade Show, which was scheduled on 17-19 November in RAI Amsterdam, has been cancelled. For more than 32 years, METSTRADE has been providing the most complete meeting place for the global marine industry. Organizers said due to the consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak, our mission cannot be accomplished successfully, therefore ...

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NATDA 2020 trailer show goes virtual

Due to the effects of COVID-19, the North American Trailer Dealers Association (NATDA) has been forced to cancel this year’s NATDA Trailer Show in Nashville, Tenn. In its place, NATDA will launch a virtual event on October 26, 2020, giving dealers the same benefits of the trade show without ever leaving the comforts of their home. “Unfortunately, recent developments, including ...

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IBEX 2020 announces transition to virtual event

IBEX 2020

The 30th International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), scheduled for September 29 – October 1, 2020, announced today it will transition to a virtual only event allowing the entire marine industry to come together in a new way as an online community. This decision was made to pivot the in-person show to a virtual only event due to the ongoing COVID-19 ...

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