Correct Craft President and CEO Bill Yeargin was named the 2016 Boating Industry Mover and Shaker of the Year during the 26th International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference industry breakfast on Tuesday in Tampa, Fla.
The International BoatBuilders' Exhibition & Conference is the marine industry’s largest technical trade event, serving boatbuilders, marine industry dealers, aftermarket suppliers and buyers, designers, repairers, surveyors and boatyard/marine operators. It is held annually in the fall on a rotating basis in Louisville, Ky., and Tampa, Fla.
RAI Amsterdam, the group that owns and produces the Marine Equipment Trade Show — now known as METS Trade — bought a 50 percent stake in the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference, buying out WoodenBoat Publications, publisher of IBEX founder Professional BoatBuilder magazine.
TAMPA, Fla. — The marine industry should grow for two to three more years as consumer confidence and spending continue to strengthen, NMMA president Thom Dammrich told a sold-out crowd of 750 on the first day of the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference.
TAMPA, Fla. — Kevin Harrington’s keynote address Tuesday morning at the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference noted 10 “must-do” trends companies need to pursue to advance their digital marketing platforms.
The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference is returning to its new permanent home in Tampa, Fla., on Tuesday, and the show will run through Thursday, giving attendees the opportunity to literally test-drive technology.
Thousands of marine professionals will convene next week for the 26th International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference at the Tampa (Fla.) Convention Center.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association will induct two industry leaders into the NMMA Hall of Fame — Premier Marine CEO Robert “Bob” Menne Jr. and Formula Boats chairman Victor Porter.
Organizers expect a record number of marine industry professionals — more than 7,000 — to attend the Oct. 4-6 International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference this year in Tampa, Fla.
Education is a key focus for thousands of marine industry professionals who are making plans to attend the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference next month in Florida.
The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference announced the panel of marine experts from Boating Writers International who will judge the Innovation Awards.