2021 Atlantic City Boat Show canceled

February 24, 2021  |  Events, Industry News

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) has decided to cancel this year’s Progressive Insurance Atlantic City Boat Show. After exploring all avenues to move ahead with a 2021 event (originally postponed from Feb. to April 2021), and continuing to follow guidance from state/local autho…
MFA Virtual Series continues with awards, networking, shop tours and business smarts

February 22, 2021  |  Events, Events, Industry News

The second session of the three-part Marine Fabricators Association (MFA) Virtual Series took place Feb. 18 with attendees from across the U.S. and around the world. The central presentation, by Charlene Clark, Signature CanvasMakers, was called, “Scaling Your Business: Keys to Achieving Sustainab…
Still time to register for Feb. 18 MFA Virtual Series session

February 16, 2021  |  Events, Industry News, News

The second session of the three-part Marine Fabricators Association (MFA) Virtual Series takes place on Feb. 18 and features a presentation by Charlene Clark, IFM, Signature CanvasMakers, about how to move from growing a business to scaling one. It will also include a virtual tour of Tecsew, an inno…
MFA Virtual Series kicks off with awards, networking and survival lessons

February 2, 2021  |  Events, Events, Industry News, News

The first session of the three-part Marine Fabricators Association (MFA) Virtual Series took place Jan. 28 with more than 70 attendees from around the U.S. as well as international visitors from Australia, England and other countries. Discussion topics included an Emergency Preparedness Panel Discus…
Women in Textiles Summit going virtual

February 1, 2021  |  Events, Events, Industry News, News

Due to continuing concerns regarding the coronavirus and feedback from conference participants, IFAI has decided to transform the Women in Textiles Summit into a virtual event taking place the afternoon of Thursday, March 4, and the morning of Friday, March 5. The timing will mimic an in-person show…
Still time to register for January 28 session of MFA Virtual Series

January 26, 2021  |  Events, Industry News, News

Registration is still open for Thursday’s session of the free three-part Marine Fabricators Association (MFA) Virtual Series online event occurring Jan. 28, Feb. 18 and March 18. Each two-hour session is focused on bringing the industry together through face-to-face video networking, insightful ed…
Miami boat and yacht shows to join forces

January 20, 2021  |  Events, Industry News

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) has announced a partnership with Informa Markets to create the first joint production of South Florida’s winter boat shows—the Miami International Boat Show (MIBS), Miami Yacht Show (MYS) and Superyacht Miami. Set to debut Feb. 16-20, 2022, ov…
Additional changes made to 2021 NMMA boat show schedule

January 14, 2021  |  Events, Industry News, News

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) says it is canceling this year’s Progressive Insurance New England Boat Show and Progressive Insurance Northwest Sportshow, and it is postponing the Progressive Insurance Atlantic City Boat Show to April 7-11, 2021, which was originally schedule…
Schedule announced for January 28 session of MFA Virtual Series

January 7, 2021  |  Events, Events, Industry News

The schedule is now available for the January 28 session of the free three-part Marine Fabricators Association (MFA) Virtual Series online event occurring Jan. 28, Feb. 18 and March 18. Each two-hour session is focused on bringing the industry together through face-to-face video networking, insightf…
Call for IFAI Expo 2021 speakers, topic ideas

January 5, 2021  |  Events, Events, Expo News, Industry News

IFAI Expo 2021 organizers are looking for presentation topic ideas and interested speakers for Expo 2021, which will be held Nov. 1–4, 2021, at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn. Expo organizers are looking for speakers and topic ideas for 50-minute classroom education sessions and 25-minut…