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NMMA’s Dammrich to keynote awards banquet

NMMA president Thom Dammrich will be the keynote speaker at the inaugural Marketing Awards Banquet, hosted by Marine Marketers of America during the Oct. 30-Nov. 3 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.

Dammrich will address the topic “Waves of Change” during the Oct. 30 luncheon, which also includes a presentation of the industry’s top marketing awards.

“We believe the Marine Marketers of America’s awards event will be one of the highlights of this year’s Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show,” said Wanda Kenton Smith, association president, in a statement.

The deadline for submitting entries for the marketing awards is Oct. 4. Visit the MMA Web site for information.

The event will be held in the Grande View room at Bahia Mar. Cost is $25 per person, or $185 for corporate tables of eight. Contact Trish Reardon at (401) 845-5102 or e-mail Trish.Reardon@bonniercorp.com.

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