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MIBS to move Innovation Breakfast to new location

The Rusty Pelican is within walking distance of the main entrance to the Miami International Boat Show.

The Rusty Pelican is within walking distance of the main entrance to the Miami International Boat Show.

The National Marine Manufacturers Association announced that it moved its Innovation Breakfast to the Rusty Pelican Restaurant on Feb. 14 from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. The restaurant is on Rickenbacker Causeway, down the street from the entrance to the Progressive Miami International Boat Show.

Presented by the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation, the annual breakfast will open with a welcome from show director Larry Berman, followed by a State of the Industry address by NMMA president Frank Hugelmeyer. Stephanie Vatalaro, RBFF senior vice president of marketing and communications, will present The Power of Participation.

Next up will be the Marine Industry Customer Satisfaction awards for boat and engine manufacturers, then the presentations of the Alan J. Freedman Memorial Leadership and Charles Chapman awards, which recognize individuals for their contributions to the boating industry.

Finally, the Innovation Awards will recognize the industry’s leading-edge boat, engine and accessory manufacturers.

Tickets for the breakfast are available here.

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