Alan J. Freedman Award nominations

Published On: July 27, 2011Categories: Industry News

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) is accepting entries for the 2011 Alan J. Freedman Memorial Leadership Award, one of the industry’s most prestigious honors given to an individual in the marine accessory sector. The award will be presented on Monday, Oct. 17 at the 2011 International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 17-19.

The Alan J. Freedman Award is a top honor awarded during IBEX, recognizing individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the marine accessories industry through leadership, creativity and personal motivation. Nominees may be from all accessory segments: accessory manufacturer, representative, member of the media, dealer, distributor or an association staff person.

To nominate an individual for the Alan J. Freedman Memorial Award, download and complete the 2011 nomination application. Applicants must also submit a personal statement supporting the nomination and outlining the nominee’s qualifications; the nominee’s biography; supporting materials, documents or news articles; and any other statements or letters of recommendation from co-nominators who endorse the nomination. The completed nomination form and supporting materials must be submitted by Sept. 1, 2011. Contact Bryan Welsh at or 312.946.6276 with questions.