Norwalk Boat Show reports strong attendance

October 6, 2021  |  Events, Other Events

The 2021 Progressive Insurance Norwalk Boat Show, which ran Sept. 23-26, marked the return of the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) in-person boat and sport shows—and came back strong, according to the NMMA website. Attendance reached 12,976, which is up 1 percent compared to 2019. …
IBEX in-person attendance strong

October 5, 2021  |  Events, Other Events

The 30th International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced that attendance exceeded expectations with the return of an in-person event, according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association website. IBEX saw more than 560 exhibitors, including 80 new exhibiting companies,…
Registration opens for ABYC 2022 Standards Week

September 30, 2021  |  Events, Other Events

The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC), the nonprofit organization that develops safety standards for the design, construction, maintenance and repair of boats, has opened registration for Standards Week, January 10-14, 2022, at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston, S.C. Throughout the week,…
Women in the marine industry panel part of ELEVATE summit

September 29, 2021  |  Events, Other Events

The “Women and the Marine Industry” panel at the Boating Industry ELEVATE Summit being held Nov. 8-10 in Atlanta will include several influential women. The November 9 panel will provide personal and professional insight facilitated by moderator Angela Pilkington, executive vice president and ch…
IBEX 2021 schedule of events

September 27, 2021  |  Events, Other Events

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) runs through Thursday, September 30 in Tampa, Fla. The show includes a number of networking and special events for industry professionals to connect during its 30th anniversary celebration. The IBEX daily schedule can be found at www…
Registration opens for ABYC/USCG risk mitigation conference

September 24, 2021  |  Events, Other Events

Registration is now open for the United States Coast Guard (USCG) and American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) Risk Mitigation: Series 1—Regulations and Electrification to be held virtually on Tuesday, November 9, 2021. The first in a new series of free one-day events dedicated to mitigating the ris…
Land ‘N’ Sea marine and RV trade shows change to virtual events

September 9, 2021  |  Events, Other Events

Land ‘N’ Sea Distributing Inc. announced its Marine & RV Dealer Trade Shows for Las Vegas and Ohio will be transitioning to a live virtual platform. According to boatingindustry.com, the company said in a press release that it decided to cancel the physical Land ‘N’ Sea Dealer Shows in L…
Tampa and St. Petersburg boat shows to merge, moved to January 2022

September 1, 2021  |  Events, Other Events

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and Informa Markets announced the merger of the Progressive® Insurance Tampa Boat Show with the St. Petersburg Power & Sailboat Show. The Tampa Boat Show was scheduled to take place Sept. 10-12, 2021, and will now be held in conjunction with …