Aug 21, 2016

NMEA 2016 Conference LeadersAttendees will be coming into a packed house of 48 exhibitors all focused around marine electronics. The full exhibitor list is below.

Reserve your hotel rooms:

The Naples Grande Hotel is nearing sellout and NMEA has negotiated to add a limited amount of rooms for attendees on the nights of Monday 9/19 through Thursday 9/22. The hotel will be accepting the NMEA Group reservation rate of $139 until Wednesday 9/7. Call (239) 597-3232 to reserve your room or online at https://aws.passkey.com/event/14803723/owner/10894/home

Register for the Conference & Expo

Skip the line and register in advance by visiting www.expo.nmea.org or call the NMEA office at 410-975-9425

2016 NMEA Conference Exhibitors:

ABYC - American Boat & Yacht Council

ACR Electronics

Actisense

Aigean Networks Inc

Airmar

Aydin Marine

B&G - Navico

Blue Sea Systems

C-MAP USA

Comrod Antennas (Pilot Marine)

David Clark Company Inc.

Digital Antenna

Digital Yacht America

Faria Beede

Finecables

Flir Maritime

Furuno USA, Inc.

Fusion Electronics

Garmin

Globalstar

GOST

Humminbird

Icom America

Intellian Technologies

Iris Innovations USA Corp

Kobelt

KVH Industries, Inc.

Lowrance-Navico

Lumishore USA

Maretron LLP

Marine Electronics Journal

Microwave Vision Group

Nobeltec Inc.

Ocean LED

Octopus Autopilot Drive Systems

PYI

Raymarine

Shadowcaster Marine LEDs

Simrad-Navico

Si-Tex Marine Electronics

Soundings Trade Only

Standard Horizon

VDO Marine Instrumentation

Veethree

Warwick Control

Wave WiFi, Inc.

Yacht Controller 

Yacht Devices Ltd

 

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Ben PilonBy Rob MacLeod – The Informed Boater

Ben Pilon, CEO of Kingston Anchors and its parent company BPE Group of Companies (BPEGroup.ca) in Kingston, ON grew up in manufacturing. By the age of 15, Ben was sweeping floors in his parents company. After graduating from University of Guelph with an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree, Ben’s first thought was to go into manufacturing. What he found was, Canadian banks were less receptive than he had hoped, so he started BPE Development at age 24.

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