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IBEX sets entry deadline for Innovation Awards

The deadline to enter products for the 2017 IBEX Innovation Awards is Aug. 4.

The deadline to enter products for consideration for the 2017 International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference Innovation Awards is Aug. 4.

All contracted IBEX exhibitors that have launched or plan to launch a new product between Oct. 4, 2016, and Sept. 19 this year are eligible to enter.

Products that are entered receive additional exposure during IBEX while on display along Innovation Way, according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association.

The program, managed by the NMMA and judged by Boating Writers International, recognizes manufacturers and suppliers that bring new and innovative products to market.

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