Running a marina today means balancing time and money spent on daily maintenance and infrastructure repairs with that spent on capital improvements and long-term investments. It means juggling investments in facility upgrades and grounds maintenance while investing in mooring field expansions. It means saving money for seawall construction while applying for permits for new clubhouses…more
Innovation continues to be the driving force behind the annual International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference, and this year’s IBEX Innovation Awards drew a record number of entries and an eye-popping array of new product.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Seminars are a major component of the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference, and a case study of the hyper-organized and super-speedy six-month design-to-production path of the Everglades 435cc was one of the highlights of this year’s Design & Engineering seminar track.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Can non-traditional boat-ownership businesses benefit the industry as a whole, even when ownership is not a part of the business? Yes, they can, say members of a panel that discussed alternatives to ownership at the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference on Tuesday.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — It was standing room only on Tuesday at the Millennial Lounge on the floor of the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference and very few of the faces present could say they were around for the 1980s.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A specially selected group of exhibitors at the International Boatbuilders’ Exhibition & Conference stepped up to present lightning-fast pitches about their products at the Pitch the Press event on Tuesday.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference was off to the races this morning with the presentation of several awards to industry luminaries and innovative individuals at the state-of-the-industry-breakfast.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Johnny Bench hit it out of the park Tuesday morning as an entertaining and inspirational keynote speaker at the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference breakfast.
Maverick Boat Co. sold out all of its orders for the second quarter at its July 19 dealer meeting near Stuart, Fla., building on the pace it set in February at the Miami International Boat Show. The dealer meeting preceded a July 20-22 media event at the Hutchinson Island Marriott Resort and Marina.
STUART, Fla. — Maverick Boat Co. took 30 members of the boating press through two days of boat rotations, fishing inshore and offshore on five boats during the company’s three-day media event this week at the Hutchinson Island Marriott Beach Resort & Marina near Stuart.