September 2020

  • Published On: September 30, 2020

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking applications for two-year term positions on the Fisheries Oversight Committee (FOC) and Wildlife Oversight Committee (WOC) for the Game and Fish Fund. Applications must be submitted online by September 30. The responsibility of these committees is to review and make recommendations on how the DNR spends [...]

  • Published On: September 28, 2020

    The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), is being held virtually September 29 – October 2, 2020. IBEX Online: A Virtual Experience is a free trade event. In addition to the free event, the 2020 IBEX Education Conference will run concurrent technical sessions in nine tracks during all four days of the event. The Full [...]

  • Published On: September 25, 2020

    The annual call for listings in the Marine Fabricator 2021 Buyer’s Guide will close on Sept. 28. Thousands of companies turn to this annual guide to purchase products and services for their businesses. This comprehensive resource lists suppliers of fabric, film and foam; hardware and findings; end products and services; and equipment and tools. This [...]

  • Published On: September 24, 2020

    The U.S. Senate unanimously passed America’s Conservation Enhancement Act, (ACE Act), a package of natural resource management and conservation provisions that the recreational sportfishing industry touts as “a massive win,” according to the American Sportfishing Association (ASA). “The ACE Act would be a massive win for outdoor enthusiasts throughout the country,” said ASA government affairs [...]

  • Published On: September 23, 2020

    The Sea Tow Foundation in cooperation with its North American Sober Skipper Advisory Council, announced the official call for entry for its “National Boating Industry Safety Awards.” The deadline for entries is Oct. 15. The 2020 contest features an enhanced series of categories which recognize top boating safety programs and campaigns within the for-profit segment [...]

  • Published On: September 22, 2020

    The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) announced the induction of Kris Carroll, president of Grady-White Boats, into the NMMA Hall of Fame. Carroll is the first woman to be honored with NMMA’s highest award for achievement. “I’m humbled and privileged to bestow the 2020 NMMA Hall of Fame Award to Kris Carroll for her 45 years of [...]

  • Published On: September 21, 2020

    ROSEVILLE, MN—Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) and Messe Stuttgart, organizers of R+T in Stuttgart, Germany; R+T Turkey in Istanbul, Turkey; R+T Asia in Shanghai, China and R+T South America in Sao Paulo, Brazil, are pleased to announce that they will co-locate IFAI Expo with Messe Stuttgart’s new U.S. show named Sun Shading Expo North America [...]

  • Published On: September 16, 2020

    Details of the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) 2020 Education Conference, being held virtually Sept. 29 – Oct. 2, 2020, are now available. IBEX Online: A Virtual Experience is a free trade event designed to allow the industry to come together in a safe and productive environment. It offers a range of sessions providing [...]

  • Published On: September 15, 2020

    Data from the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Q2 2020 Marine CEO Sentiment Report shows marine CEO sentiment has improved considerably since the onset of the pandemic. The survey was fielded in July with the goal of assessing the state and needs of U.S. recreational boat, engine and marine accessory manufacturing businesses. “Marine CEO sentiment [...]

  • Published On: September 14, 2020

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Hydrographic Services Review Panel, a federal advisory committee that advises the NOAA administrator on products and data related to navigation services, ocean and coastal mapping, water levels and currents, and global positioning, will hold an online public meeting on Sept. 23-24, 2020. The panel will receive updates on [...]