Ron HuibersVolvo Penta has just been honored with multiple awards for its practices, products and people at the 2019 International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition (IBEX) in Tampa, Fla. Honors include an IBEX Innovation Award, placement on Sounding Trade Only’s Most Innovative Companies list, and Mover & Shaker of the Year. 

IBEX ConnectionsThe 29th International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) closed on Thursday, October 3rd with early indications that attendance figures were up from last year for the three-day event.

IntermarineThe 2020 model year was led by a great evening of aspiration and reflection as awards were presented to the top dealerships and their representatives from around the world. It was a great evening for the InterMarine team as they received multiple awards ranging across multiple brands. 

Great Oak MarinaFour Winns led off the 2020 model year with their Dealer Conference at their home operation in Cadillac, Michigan where awards were announced to the top dealerships and their representatives from around the world. 

AwlgripAkzoNobel’s Awlgrip brand will be the official coatings supplier for New York Yacht Club’s American Magic team, which will challenge for the 36th America’s Cup.

Seastar DometicAll former SeaStar Solutions’ premises across North America have changed their name to Dometic Marine and all employees will now be identified as Dometic.

MRAAThe Marine Retailers Association of the Americas has opened the nomination period for the 3rd Annual Lifetime Achievement Award. The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes marine retail professionals who have made fundamental, significant and sustained contributions to the marine industry.

Evolution sailmakersEvolution Sails corporate headquarters in Auckland New Zealand has announced Canada’s new office, Evolution Sails Canada Group, located in Toronto. At the helm will be Asta Abraham and Greg Bratkiw.

Evinrude Product AwardEvinrude has announced that it has been awarded the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Innovation Award in the Outboard Engine category at the 2019 International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference (IBEX).

CORROn October 3, 2019, a group of Canadian outdoor industry leaders announced the formation of the Canadian Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (CORR) to provide a strong voice for outdoor use across Canada. 

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COVEDespite the recent growth and attention on the marine industry in Nova Scotia, a new study by the Centre for Ocean Ventures & Entrepreneurship (COVE) finds that interest in career opportunities among students remains low.
 
The Student Intentions and Perceptions Study found that only 12% of grade 6-12 English, French, and Mi’kmaq Kina’matneway students in Nova Scotia are interested in the career opportunities in the marine industry.

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FUSION OFFERS FLUSH MOUNT SPEAKERS AND SUBWOOFERS FOR SLEEK, HIGH-QUALITY SOUND

Fusion Flush Mount SpeakersFusion®, a worldwide leader in marine audio entertainment, has announced the release of the new FM Series flush mount marine speakers and subwoofers, engineered to deliver high-quality acoustics and bass in a sleek form factor to meet the latest boat design trends. 

Designed with a minimalistic, clean look, the FM Series’ low-profile, near-flat installation allows for a visually appealing finish never before seen on a marine speaker or subwoofer. 

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