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Quick Hits: August 14, 2020

Tomorrow is the last day to enter Soundings Trade Only’s Top 10 Most Innovative Marine Companies awards. The awards are open to companies of all types and sizes that supply or service the marine industry. Winners will be profiled in the November issue of Soundings Trade Only and at our daily e-newsletter. In addition, they’ll be recognized at our Leadership Summit to be held during IBEX Online: A Virtual Experience. Companies can enter the contest here.

Organizers of the 61st Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show — set for October 28 to November 1 — have produced a “Know Before You Go” safety video outlining some of the major changes visitors can expect at this year’s show. Among other safety measures, organizers have increased entrances, moved to a contactless ticketing system, will check temperatures upon entry, widened the docks to allow for distancing, will require face coverings, and will enhance cleaning. Check out the video here.

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