Boat shows expected to draw crowds

February 16, 2022  |  Events, Other Events

Two large boating events–the Discover Boating® Miami International Boat Show® and the Progressive® Insurance New England Boat Show®–are taking place Feb. 16-20, 2022, and are expected to draw boaters and new customers interested in marine products from around the world. The 2022 Miami Boat S…
NMMA postpones Lake Lanier boating event

February 16, 2022  |  Events, Industry News, News, Other Events

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) has decided to postpone the inaugural in-water event on Lake Lanier this spring after analysis of current market conditions and conversations with exhibitors. The NMMA is exploring dates and opportunities for an in-water event in the spring of 202…
IFAI and NECPA partner on marine and awning education at NECPA Expo 2022

December 15, 2021  |  Events, IFAI Events, IFAI news, News, Other Events

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) is partnering with the North East Canvas Products Association (NECPA) zone to bring marine and awning education tracks to NECPA Expo 2022 being held Jan. 20-22, 2022, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel and Conference Center in Warwick, RI. The education…
NMMA postpones five shows to 2023

November 26, 2021  |  Events, Industry News, News, Other Events

Due in part to supply chain disruptions leading to historically low market-specific boat inventory, the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) has postponed the 2022 Progressive® Insurance Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Nashville, and St. Louis boat shows to 2023. NMMA’s 2022 boat show an…
MRAA details lineup for Dealer Week in person and online

November 16, 2021  |  Events, Industry News, News, Other Events

The Marine Retailer’s Association of the Americas (MRAA) Dealer Week Conference and Expo education lineup will address common pain points currently faced by dealers. Dealer Week will take place in Austin, Texas, Dec. 6-9, 2021, and online, Jan. 11-13, 2022. Attendees who sign up for the in-person …
Registration opens for engineering compliance seminar

November 15, 2021  |  Events, Industry News, News, Other Events

Registration is now open for the 2021 virtual National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Engineering Standards Compliance Seminar, with conference access beginning Dec. 13, 2021. The seminar is open to the industry as well as NMMA members. NMMA members are required to complete an engineering c…
MMTA to hold in-person conference

November 4, 2021  |  Events, Other Events

The Massachusetts Marine Trades Association (MMTA) announced that its annual Business of Boating (BOB) conference will take place in person on Thursday, January 20, 2022, at Lakeview Pavilion, Foxboro, Massachusetts. Recognizing the changing business environment, the conference will be a hybrid even…
IBEX Innovation Award winners announced

October 7, 2021  |  Awards, Events, Other Events

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced the winners of the IBEX Innovation Awards for the 30th Anniversary Show. The IBEX Innovation Awards program is managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and judged by Boating Writers International (BWI…