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.
Fueled by an improving economy, manufacturers are using IBEX now more than ever to introduce new products and the technology behind them, says Anne Dunbar, IBEX show director. “Companies are investing in a lot of R&D,” says Dunbar. “And you will see the result at IBEX. Everybody is sort of back in the game —…more
For three days this fall, boatbuilders and marine industry professionals will have access to a seminar series offering everything from fundamental skills to cutting-edge advanced training at the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference.
The Sept. 15-17 International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville will feature interactive areas, including a 3-D digital workshop, Future Materials, the Connected Boat, IBEX Fleet, the MakerMobile Trailer and Innovation Way.
Organizers of this year’s International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference said the Industry Breakfast audience will hear a motivational keynote presentation from baseball Hall of Famer Johnny Bench.