IBEX Innovation Award deadline approaching


The deadline for the IBEX Innovation Awards is August 30, 2019. The awards will be presented on the opening morning of IBEX on October 1 at an industry breakfast. According to organizers, the awards “showcase outstanding marine product development to the recreational boating industry and beyond.”

The program is managed by NMMA and judged by Boating Writers International.

Organizers said program participants “are encouraged to purchase tickets to attend the Industry Breakfast as they are not included with entry.”


2020: A Timeline

Changes ahead, changes behind: A long, strange year.

Boat Registrations Continued to Soar

Strong demand continued through September.

2020: What We Learned

A cross- section of industry leaders weighs in.

Boatloads of New Boaters

The influx of newbies to recreational boating.

Inventory to Remain a Challenge in 2021

Retailer sentiment remained strong in October, but dealers see a shortage of boats as a hurdle for next year

Amplifying Our Collective Voice

In this time of immense change, we all must continue to position the industry for a redefined future

Fortune Favors the Bold

Viking and Valhalla Boat Works had quite a FLIBS.