SARASOTA, Fla. — The 33rd annual Suncoast Boat Show wrapped up Sunday with boat manufacturers, dealers and marine vendors confirming that “the buyers are back” as they reported strong sales and promising follow-up business.
While the East Coast was digging out from one snowstorm after another this winter, the West Coast was digging in for another year of severe drought.
The Association of Marina Industries says it will remain focused in the year ahead on its three pillars: being a voice of the industry; marina professionalism through training and certification; and providing up-to-date, accurate and critical information to members.
No fewer than three keynote speakers emphasized the importance of leadership at the 13th annual International Marina & Boatyard Conference, which was held Jan. 28-30 in Tampa, Fla.
MIAMI — Sponsored content. Advertorial. Special section. Native advertising. Whatever you want to label it, it’s not a new concept.
MIAMI — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service announced a new national policy aimed at better serving the nation’s 11 million recreational saltwater anglers Thursday at the Miami International Boat Show.
MIAMI — The National Safe Boating Council and ACR Electronics offered industry and media members a chance to witness a staged search-and-rescue attempt last Wednesday on Biscayne Bay off Miami.
MIAMI — Sponsored content, advertorial, special section, native advertising: Whatever you want to label it, it’s not a new idea.
MIAMI — The Marine Marketers of America announced the winners of the 2014 Neptune Awards for marketing excellence last Thursday during the Miami International Boat Show industry breakfast.
MIAMI — The National Marine Manufacturers Association handed out 16 Innovation Awards and one Environmental Award Thursday morning at the Miami International Boat Show.