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Boating Industry names 2019 Top 100 Dealers

Boating Industry announced its 2019 Top 100 dealers at a black tie gala on Nov. 24 in Orlando. “From the thousands of dealers in North America — and hundreds of nominations — these 100 dealers are the best of the best,” said Top 100 Program Director Jonathan Sweet. “This is the 15th year of recognizing the Top 100 and the ...

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Boating Industry announces 2019 Top 100 Leadership Alliance

For 15 years, the Boating Industry Top 100 has recognized the best boat dealers in North America for their business acumen, industry advocacy, customer service and overall success. Boating Industry is proud to announce the 2019 Top 100 Leadership Alliance – those companies whose support of the program makes the Top 100 possible. This year’s Leadership Alliance includes: Dealer Profit ...

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Wakeboarding Hall of Fame to induct 7 new members

The Wakeboarding Hall of Fame (WHF) recently announced its 2019 inductees. The 2019 Wakeboarding Hall of Fame Inductees are athletes, Thomas Horrell Josh Smith, Gregg Necrason and Leslie Kent, and photographer Josh Lechworth. Innovator acknowledgements for Bruno Rixen and Pat Panakos are also being named as the two foremost cable-industry innovators and lifelong sport promoters. The induction ceremony will be ...

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Water Sports Industry Association announces leadership awards

Water Sports Industry Association Summit recently concluded in Steamboat Springs with the Leadership Awards, an annual ceremony that recognizes industry leaders and top performers for the year. With more than 200 attendees, these awards were a highlight of the 2018 Summit and honored the best in the towed water sports industry, on both the retail and manufacturer levels. Here are ...

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Water Sports Industry Association launches “Wake Responsibly” campaign

In an effort to proactively educate drivers on courteous boating behavior, the Water Sports Industry Association has debuted its Wake Responsibly campaign to help minimize conflicts on waterways between homeowners and towed water sports enthusiasts. WSIA and NMMA are spreading the word about the new campaign by sharing a video. To learn more about the Wake Responsibly campaign, visit the WSIA website.

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WSIA names Kevin Michael as new executive director

ORLANDO – The Water Sports Industry Association (WSIA) announced Kevin Michael as the group’s new executive director, effective March 1, 2016. WSIA President John Archer welcomed Kevin to his new position in front of 170 industry members during the WSIA Summit in San Diego, Calif. “Sometimes the person you’re looking for is right under your nose,” said Archer. “Kevin’s lifelong immersion ...

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Super Air Nautique G23 wins WSIA Most Innovative Product of the Year

ORLANDO – The 2016 Super Air Nautique G23 was awarded the Water Sports Industry Association (WSIA) Leadership Award for Most Innovative Product of the Year on Tuesday at the 2016 WSIA Summit in San Diego, Calif. Each year, members of the WSIA cast their vote to recognize industry leaders in the marketplace. Products from every aspect of the water sports ...

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Regal Marine joins Water Sports Industry Association

Orlando – R​egal Marine Industries announced it has become one of the first sterndrive manufacturers to announce its membership in the Water Sports Industry Association (WSIA) and exhibitor status with S​urf Expo. Surf Expo is taking place September 10­-12 in Orlando at the Orange County Convention Center. This commitment is designed to utilize Regal’s reach in the boating market and dealer ...

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WSIA becomes advocacy partner of Boating United

Orlando, Fla. – The Water Sports Industry Association announced its status as an advocacy partner of Boating United, a national community of boating businesses, enthusiasts and supporters. Boating United helps shape government policy that affects the boating industry and related activities. Through this partnership, the WSIA can assist with towed water sports initiatives, benefitting from the power and great resources of ...

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