Metstrade 2019: Day One

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Irene Dros, Show Director

Nicole Vasilaros, NMMA Senior VP Government and Legal

Eifrion Evans, CEO Lumishore

Peter Tierney, Managing Director Lewmar Marine

Terry Gilliland, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, and Ron Bailey, Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing

Chris DeBoy, VP Sales and Marketing Vetus-Maxwell US

Birgit Schnaase, Chair of the Dame Awards

Peter Schrappen, Vice President of Northwest Marine Trades Association, and Steve Burke, Port Commissioner of Port Angeles of Smartplug


Suzuki Powers Forest River’s New Nepallo Pontoon Boats

The new Nepallo line of pontoon boats with Suzuki engines will be sold at select Camping World and Gander RV & Outdoors stores.

West Marine CEO to Keynote Annual MRA Event

With a “Climate for Change” theme, the Marine Recreation Association’s Educational Conference and Trade Show is set for Oct. 11-13.

Skeeter Owner’s Tourney Held on Lake Fork

A field of 2,000 anglers in 1,000 boats saw a nearly 10-pound bass capture first place in the annual Skeeter owner’s tournament.

Email Remains a Vital Marketing Tool for Dealers

A content marketing staple, emails can consistently deliver valuable and relevant information, if done correctly.

ABYC to Publish Largest-Ever Standards Manual

The nonprofit is offering pre-orders until June 18 of its updated standards manual, with a publication date of July 31.

Furuno, Simrad Add SiriusXM Fish Mapping Suite

The subscription-based service offers offshore anglers a suite of technology with which to locate and catch more fish.