IBEX 2019: Live from IBEX


Trade Only today will present a series of livestream interviews with marine industry leaders at the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference this week. A livestream studio is set up at the Soundings Trade Only booth at the show.

“We had a strong first year with interviews of top executives and leaders with our livestreaming at IBEX,” said Michael Verdon, editor-in-chief of Soundings Trade Only. “This year we plan to increase the number of interviews and get out on the floor to see the latest new products.”

The interviews can be seen on tradeonlytoday.com and the Soundings Trade Only’s Facebook page


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