IBEX opens 2015 registration

Registration for the 25th International BoatBuilders' Exhibition & Conference.
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Registration for the 25th International BoatBuilders' Exhibition & Conference, which will be held Sept. 15-17 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, is now open at ibexshow.com.

"Our education conference will offer an extensive selection of topics, from in-depth technical seminars to trends impacting the marine industry — specifically designed so boatbuilders and others can build better boats," IBEX show director Anne Dunbar said in a statement. "In addition to our training and technical education series, we are pleased to announce that our keynote speaker for the Industry Breakfast will be Johnny Bench, the baseball legend and author."

Bench is a Hall of Fame catcher who played 17 seasons (1967-83) for the Cincinnati Reds and helped lead the team to four National League pennants and two World Series titles.

The breakfast also will feature the presentation of the IBEX Innovation Awards, the announcement of the NMMA Hall of Fame winners, the Boating Industry 2015 Movers & Shakers awards and the Exhibitor Video Awards.

The training and technical education conference will feature:

ŸIBEX Seminar Series, which offers world-renowned technical education ranging from fundamental skills to cutting-edge, advanced training and is designed for shop floor crew, seasoned technicians and company officers. The series will feature 56 seminars hosted by leading experts selected by the editors of Professional BoatBuilder magazine and the event’s education partners — ABYC, ABBRA, and NMMA.

ŸIBEX Super Sessions (pre-conference sessions): These specialty sessions, produced by exhibitors, review in-depth, hands-on technical topics.

ŸExhibitor Workshop Theater: IBEX's free workshops are taking place live on the exhibit floor. They allow attendees to hear from subject-matter experts on what's new and exciting from the IBEX exhibitors.

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