The marine industry consistently honors products and people. The industry, however, has not recognized forward-thinking companies that are moving the industry in new directions. Soundings Trade Only’s mission is to reflect, inform and inspire. We define innovation as extending beyond product development, innovation is all of the decisions that move a company toward something new. We look to companies that are transforming our industry through the use of new manufacturing processes, marketing approaches, technologies, products, purposes, directions, workforce and other initiatives. We want to recognize companies shaping the future of the marine marketplace. In the autumn of 2019, we will recognize these organizations, from large global companies to small startups, with the honor of being a Most Innovative Marine Company.
Each application will be individually evaluated by a team of Soundings Trade Only and AIM Marine Group editors, writers and publishers and chosen industry experts. The winners will be announced in an editorial article in our November issue and on our website, TradeOnlyToday.com. We invite you to enter for the opportunity to become one of the Most Innovative Marine Companies 2019.
Organizations across the globe that manufacture or supply products and services to the marine industry may apply. Each company must demonstrate how their innovations over the past year have impacted their business, the industry and marketplace. Innovations implemented from September 1, 2018 thru September 1, 2019 are eligible. Entrant must provide Company name, contact name, address, phone and a valid email address.
Applications may be received from 12:01am on July 1st – 12:59:59 on August 30th, 2019. Each applicant will receive an acknowledgement that the application has been received.
Winners will be announced at Soundings Trade Only’s 40th Anniversary Gala on September 30th in Tampa, Fl, the November 2019 issue and on the web at TradeOnlyToday.com. There will be one top company that will honored as the Most Innovative company of the year, which will be announced at the marine industry breakfast at IBEX.
The list of Most Innovative Marine Companies 2019 with company information will remain on the website until September 2020. In addition, each winner will receive a Most Innovative Marine Company logo to use on corporate materials until the 2020 winners are announced.
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TERMS & CONDITIONS
By submitting this entry form, the entrant and company represented confirm that the information provided is original, admissible, and truthful.
If an external person is entering on behalf of a company, by submitting this form they acknowledge that they have the permission and support of the entrant company. In the occurrence that an entrant without such permission submits an entry form, the entrant will not be eligible for the competition.
The competition is not liable for any copyright infringement on the part of any entrant.
Submission of any entry provides permission for its use for exhibition, promotion, and publication purposes in any medium. Submissions received after the deadline timeframe will not be accepted. Submission time frame is as follows: 12:01AM July 1, 2019 thru 12:59:59 August 30, 2019.
If an entrant is deemed a winner of an award, the manner of publicizing the nomination and award is strictly within the discretion of Soundings Trade Only.
Soundings Trade Only and the AIM Marine Group reserve the right to choose the members of the judging panel.
Soundings Trade Only’s Most Innovative Marine Companies competition is subject to applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is not available to companies residing in places where such competitions are prohibited.
Please contact the following individuals at Soundings Trade Only for more information:Michele Goldsmith, Publisher, email@example.com, (847) 373-0385