Deadline nears for METS early-bird discount

Publish date:
Social count:

The Marine Equipment Trade Show said companies that plan to exhibit this fall can still get an early-bird discount of 15 percent if they book space by March 1.

Organizers said applications should be submitted via, which is also the first port of call for promotional opportunities and hotels at special METS rates.

METS is the world’s largest trade exhibition of equipment, materials and systems for the international recreational marine industry. It is organized by Amsterdam RAI in association with the International Council of Marine Industry Associations.


MRAA welcomes new partner member

Marina and marine management software provider DockMaster has become the newest partner member of the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas.

Caterpillar to close two facilities

Caterpillar Inc. will close two facilities in Texas and Panama and is considering shutting its engine manufacturing plant in Illinois as part of a strategy to boost profitability and better handle business cycles, according to Reuters.

Brunswick executive honored by Savoy magazine

Danielle Brown, vice president and chief information officer for Brunswick Corp., was recently honored among the "Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America" as chosen by Savoy Magazine, a leading African-American lifestyle publication.