Quick Hits: April 14, 2020


Metstrade announced it named Niels Klarenbeek to succeed Irene Dros as show director. Dros stepped down in February. “I am delighted to have been granted this opportunity to become director of Metstrade,” Klarenbeek said in a statement. Its globally recognized reputation, comprehensive everything-under-one-roof concept and unique atmosphere are facets which I have respected over many years.”

The National Marine Manufacturers Association will hold a Q&A webinar for members on Friday at noon to answer questions about accessing covid-19 economic aid. NMMA government affairs senior vice president Nicole Vasilaros will present along with partners and advisors at Forbes-Tate Partners.


Piloting Sea Tow’s Customer Care Center

In recognition of International Women’s Day, Sea Tow is highlighting 18-year employee Alicia Grattan.

Conservation Group Calls for Striper Break

Stripers Forever says a 10-year harvest moratorium will save striped bass from another population collapse.

Lumishore Appoints Operations Manager

Adam Hurley will oversee U.S. operations for the LED lighting system manufacturer.

Leader, Know Thyself

Becoming more self-aware is a vital tool that will help you become happier and a better leader, says Correct Craft CEO Bill Yeargin.

NMMA Confirms Industry Growth

NMMA president Frank Hugelmeyer said the boating business grew 12 percent last year during yesterday’s virtual State of the Boating Industry address.