Akzonobel QuickbuildAkzoNobel has been awarded the prestigious Innovation Award for Boat Care and Maintenance at the 2018 International Boatbuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) .

NMMA Thom DammrichAt the IBEX 2018 opening Industry Breakfast on October 2, 2018, the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) announced that the recipient of the 2018 Hall of Fame...

NMEA LogoTen manufacturers took home awards across 17 categories in the annual National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) Product of Excellence Awards. 

 

 

 

Garmin LogoGarmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd, today announced that it was named Manufacturer of the Year for the fourth consecutive year by members of the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA). 

St. OngeScarab led off the 2019 model year with their Dealer Conference in sunny Sarasota, Florida where they announced 2019 awards to the top dealerships and their representatives from around the world.

 

 

 

US Consumer ConfidenceContinuing our conversation on the American Boating Market, being as it is so close-knit with our own market in Canada, we were interested to learn that as reported by the New York-based Conference Board, US consumer confidence is up and has hit its highest point of the last 18 years. 

Beneteau Figaro 3At the Newport International Boat Show, Beneteau celebrated the awards received for the new Figaro Beneteau 3. 

The Boat WarehouseThe 2019 model year was rung in by a great evening as awards were presented to the top dealerships and their representatives from around the world. 

Pursuit Boats LogoPursuit Boats awarded top domestic, international dealers and salespeople during their annual dealer conference in Sarasota, Florida.

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