NMMA announces executive staff promotions

October 25, 2012

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) announced a series of staff promotions at the executive level. Craig Boskey and Carl Blackwell were promoted to senior vice president. John McKnight, Dave Geoffroy and Ellen Hopkins were named vice presidents. NMMA’s growing responsibilities in advocating and promoting the strength of marine manufacturing, the sales and service networks …

Don Wedge announced as first inductee to the MFA Hall of Fame

October 23, 2012

The Marine Fabricators Association (MFA) recently announced Don Wedge of the Marine Canvas Training Institute as the first inductee to the MFA Hall of Fame. Mr. Wedge will be honored during the awards luncheon at the 2013 MFA National Convention held Jan. 18-20, 2013 at the Resort at Marina Village in Cape Coral, Fla. Wedge …

Four NMMA boat and sportshows recognized as Top Public Events

October 18, 2012

The International Association of Exhibitions and Events™ (IAEE) announced its Top Public Events for 2012. Four National Marine Manufacturers Association’s (NMMA) boat and sportshows were recognized in the Established Events category. The shows included were the New England Boat Show, New York Boat Show, St. Louis Boat & Sportshow and the Chicago Boat, Sports & …

Dammrich to headline discussion at Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

October 11, 2012

National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) President Thom Dammrich will be the featured speaker at a joint gathering of Marine Marketers of America (MMA) and Boating Writers International (BWI) on Oct. 25 during the upcoming Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Dammrich and a panel of industry experts will discuss trends in the recreational boating industry. Joining …