June 5, 2018

IBEX RegistrationRegistration is now open for the 28th International Boat Builders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), being held October 2-4 at the Tampa Convention Center. North America’s largest technical trade event for marine industry professionals, IBEX is owned and produced by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and RAI Amsterdam.

“The opening of registration is an exciting milestone each year as we launch another IBEX,” said Anne Dunbar, IBEX Show Director. “With expanded exhibit space, new education programs, and more, we have so much in store for our exhibitors and visitors this year. It’s going to be another great show. We encourage you to register early so our team can spend the summer providing you with the information you need to maximize your time at IBEX.”

As an industry trade event for over 7,500 professionals working in the recreational marine industry, IBEX offers its visitors 675 exhibits in a space that spans more than 127,500 square feet through exhibit halls, outdoor display spaces, and on the IBEX docks. It also offers unparalleled training and education from industry experts and associations, and provides a targeted audience for marine industry OEMs and suppliers, aftermarket manufacturers, and service providers. For information about the IBEX Education Conference, please visit
www.ibexshow.com/education which contains a list of pre-conference Super Sessions, the Seminar Series, and Tech Talk Workshops.

This year, IBEX's 1st and 2nd floor exhibit halls will open at 9 a.m. each day, an hour earlier than the 3rd floor, and will feature products and services from companies new to the event and the industry, including Country Pavilions from South Korea, Australia, France, and Italy. The Show’s 3rd floor will feature Specialty Pavilions including the Composites Pavilion; Electronics Pavilion; and the Compliance, Standards, and Education Pavilion. The Marina & Yard Pavilion is located on the 1st floor.

To register for IBEX 2018, click here.

For more information on IBEX 2018, exhibiting companies, interactive exhibit hall floor plans, and more, please visit www.ibexshow.com

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ICOMIA Refit GroupIn early May, the ICOMIA Superyacht Refit Group were hosted by MB92 Barcelona, for the biennial meeting of the group. This marked the ten-year anniversary since the first meeting of group, which was also initiated in Barcelona. 

The ICOMIA Superyacht Refit Group represents quality refit, repair and maintenance yards and aim to collectively improve quality within the group, follow professional working standards and meet specified environmental best practices. The group has produced documents such as the Code of Practice and the ICOMIA Superyacht Refit Standard Framework Contract which aim to improve certainty in refits. 

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2019 TORONTO INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW’S “BUY A BOAT & WIN $10,000” CHEQUE PRESENTED

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On Friday May 3rd, the winner of the 2019 Toronto International Boat Show’s “Buy a Boat & Win $10,000” contest received their cheque at Gordon Bay Marine in MacTier, ON.

Jason & Lori Hunt of Cambridge, ON,  Lake Huron boaters, bought a 16’ Bayliner Element at the recent TIBS show and the $10,000 went towards the purchase of their boat. 

 

 

 

 

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