Dammrich to headline discussion at Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Published On: October 11, 2012Categories: Industry News

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 Dammrich for a roundtable discussion are Jack Ellis, managing director at Info-Link Technologies Inc., Laurent Fabre, formerly director of sales and marketing for Beneteau’s North American powerboat division and newly appointed president of Beneteau America, and John Wooldridge, editor-in-chief at PassageMaker magazine and current BWI president. Michael Sciulla, a member of the boards of both organizations, will moderate the discussion.

The luncheon event is co-sponsored by Info-Link Technologies, My-Villages and Show Management.

The gathering is open to the marine community at large, and will be held on Thursday, Oct. 25 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Grandview Room of the Bahia Mar Resort during the opening day of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.

Current BWI and MMA members are eligible for a reduced rate of $30 for lunch when paying in advance using PayPal. The cost is $35 for those paying at the door and for non-members. Those who wish to attend but do not want to have lunch may do so at a cost of $10. Payments can be made online by Oct. 22.

BWI is a non-profit, professional organization consisting of writers, broadcasters, editors, photographers, public relations specialists and others in the communications profession associated with the boating industry. Established in 2007, MMA is a professional development organization working to enhance the success of marketing and communications professionals involved in the recreational marine industry.

Source: Marine NewsWire