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.
Show manager Anne Dunbar, Matt Gruhn of the MRAA, John Adey of the ABYC and others talk about the show and issues impacting the industry.
Here’s what West Marine, Regulator, ICOMIA, Brunswick Boat Group and Scout had to say.
This morning’s industry breakfast and awards ceremony kicked off the three-day event.
NMMA president Thom Dammrich delivered the state-of-the-industry address at the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference this morning.
Speakers will focus on social media, Google, websites and video
The livestream will include interviews with industry leaders for the three days of the show
Infinity Woven Products is trying a novel marketing approach to move boat builders around the docks and show floor.
Colin Puckett, head of seller marketing at Amazon Business, will discuss the future of the marine aftermarket in a panel discussion.