ABYC Educator Training Conference happening July 20-22

June 23rd, 2021

The American Boat & Yacht Council’s (ABYC) annual Educator Training Conference takes place virtually July 20-22, 2021. Designed for high school and post-secondary instructors, as well as boating industry leaders who want to get more involved in creating a strong future workforce, anyone involved in the marine tech space is encouraged to attend. Agenda topics […]

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Tools, Tips and Tricks submissions open

June 17th, 2021

Organizers of the Marine Fabricators Conference 2022, being held Jan. 13–15, 2022, at the Wild Dunes Resort, Isle of Palms, S.C., are seeking tips, how-to ideas and DIY techniques that benefit the marine fabricator industry. Qualified entries appear in Marine Fabricator magazine, and prizes for first, second and third place are presented at the Awards […]

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St. Louis Boat & Sportshow announces new 2022 dates

June 15th, 2021

The 2022 Progressive® Insurance St. Louis Boat & Sportshow®, presented by Discover Boating, originally scheduled from Jan. 13-16, 2022, has been moved to Feb. 3-6, 2022, to accommodate another event at America’s Center Convention Complex. For more information, visit www.stlouisboatshow.com.

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Call for entries to 2021 IBEX Innovation Awards

June 11th, 2021

New product entries are now being accepted through August 13, 2021, for the IBEX Innovation Awards program as part of this year’s event taking place September 28-30 in Tampa, Fla. The IBEX Innovation Awards showcase outstanding marine product development to the recreational boating industry and beyond. The program, managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association […]

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Marine Accessory Pavilion exhibit spots at ICAST available

June 10th, 2021

Exhibition spots in the Marine Accessories Pavilion (MAP) at ICAST 2021 are available. ICAST 2021 takes place July 20-23 in Orlando, Fla. According to organizers, it is the world’s largest sportfishing trade show and is a showcase for the latest innovations in fishing gear, accessories and apparel. The MAP is located between the two main […]

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Norwalk Boat Show returns September 23-26

May 21st, 2021

After a year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, plans are underway to welcome visitors to Norwalk Cove Marina for the 45th Progressive® Insurance Norwalk Boat Show® September 23-26, 2021. “We took this year as an opportunity to evaluate all aspects of the boat show and are in the planning stages to enhance the experience […]

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2022 MFA Conference call for speakers, shop tour locations

May 5th, 2021

Organizers of the 2022 Marine Fabricators Conference, which will be held Jan. 13-15, 2022, at Wild Dunes Charleston’s Island Resort, Isle of Palms, S.C., are looking for speakers and shop tour locations. Speaker proposals must be free of commercial content, and conference organizers are especially interested in educational sessions that provide hands-on demonstrations covering topics […]

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Protective clothing conference

May 4th, 2021

German textile testing, certification and research company Hohenstein will host the 9th European Conference on Protective Clothing (ECPC) May 10-12, 2021, in Stuttgart, Germany. The conference may also be live-streamed.  The ECPC conference is a platform to exchange and discuss research and project development for personal protective equipment (PPE). It aims to foster cooperation and networking between […]

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Award recipients recognized during advocacy summit

April 29th, 2021

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) hosted its annual advocacy summit, the American Boating Congress (ABC) April 21-22. The two-day virtual event brought together nearly 400 participants and recreational boating advocates, who heard from keynote speakers Interior Secretary Deb Haaland and White House Senior Policy Advisor Cedric Richmond. NMMA presented three awards during the event: […]

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Supply chain webinar registration open

April 27th, 2021

The first webinar in the 2021 IBEX 365 series will take place Thursday, April 29, at 1 p.m. ET featuring a live discussion exploring supply chain management in a global, post-pandemic context. The webinar will be moderated by Scott Berry, National Marine Manufacturers Association director of engineering standards, and will feature speaker Andrea Sordi, Ph.D., […]

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