The 2011 International Boatbuilders’ Exhibition and Conference(IBEX) hosted more than 100 industry authorities and 90 different educational seminars during the show’s three-day run at the Kentucky Exposition Center in October. The show featured 100,000 more square feet of floor space than in 2010 and 60 first-time exhibitors.
The Composites Pavilion and Compliance Standards and Education Pavilion sold out. New events included the Green Marine Route and NMEA 2000® ConnectFest.
The Management, Services and Operations Series offered four new course programs targeted toward builders, designers, dealers, boat yards and other service providers.