Icomia LogoMesse Düsseldorf GmbH, organisers of boot Düsseldorf trade fair – the largest boat and watersports show in the world – has joined the International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA) as a sustaining member.

Dame Design AwardA significant number of entries have already been submitted for the 2017 DAME Design Award and organiser RAI Amsterdam is now making a final call to exhibitors at METSTRADE 2017 to respond by 19 September.

Mercury Logo 2017Capital Engineering, a division of Mercury Marine is pleased to announce that it has surpassed 1,650 days of no lost time – a record for the plant.

Maritime Museum LogoThe Maritime Museum of BC has received $190,884 from the Government of Canada’s Museums Assistance Program, Access to Heritage to help support the production of the SS Princess Sophia Exhibition, a travelling exhibit that will launch in Victoria, BC at the Maritime Museum of BC in January 2018.

Paul Sheryl ShardAnyone planning to visit the Southampton Boat Show in the UK or the Annapolis Sailboat Show in the USA this autumn will have a special opportunity to meet and speak with award-winning TV presenters, sailing authors and long-time cruising sailors, Sheryl and Paul Shard.

Monterey LogoMonterey Boats is proud to announce the Top Ten Monterey CSI Dealers for 2017! These dealers earned the highest marks from their returned Customer Service Surveys for the 2017 Model Year.

Swans MarinaWhen Bernie and Jean Luttmer moved to Toronto in 1971 they bought an International 14 sailboat before they bought a bed.

Victoria International MarineWorking with Synergy Enterprises, Victoria International Marina will be Canada’s first luxury green marina.

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September 12, 2017

Conversations with vendors and service providers confirm there is no damage to the Tampa Convention Center, the International BoatBuilders' Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) will go on as scheduled next week: Tuesday, September 19 – Thursday, September 21, with pre-event workshops starting Monday, September 18. All seminars and other IBEX activities also remain unchanged.  The decision was announced today by show producers, NMMA and RAI Amsterdam.

"As planned, next week we will bring the industry together in Tampa, making IBEX 2017 the place to be for the marine industry," says Anne Dunbar, IBEX Show Director. "We are thankful Hurricane Irma left little damage in Tampa, making it accessible for attendees and exhibitors from near and far." 

IBEX  will feature 650 exhibiting companies spanning three show floors and outdoor exhibits. Click here for the full schedule of events.

For all of the latest information about IBEX visit www.ibexshow.com or download the official 2017 mobile app.

We look forward to seeing you at IBEX.

The IBEX Crew

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