October 2012

  • Published On: 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 [...]

  • Published On: 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 [...]

  • Published On: 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 & [...]

  • Published On: 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 [...]