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Aug 29, 2017

As part of its education program, the 2017 International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) will feature a variety of in-depth Super Sessions on Monday, September 18, the day before the show opens at the Tampa Convention Center. The Super Sessions, organized and produced by Grow Boating, the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA), the International Marina Institute (IMI), the Society for Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME), and multiple exhibitors, focus on trending topics within the industry.

“The IBEX Super Sessions offer our attendees an opportunity to really dive into a half- or full- day training brought to us from the leading experts in the marine industry,” says Anne Dunbar, IBEX Show Director. “This is the most super sessions we’ve ever offered, and I am really pleased to see the content expanding as well.”

The Super Sessions cover such topics as fiberglass boat repair, integrated electrical systems, color design, core materials, and-new in 2017-IMI will host its popular Marina 101 course as well as a two-day Marina & Boatyard Study Tour. Also noteworthy, Grow Boating will host Maximize Your Grow Boating Investment: Marine Industry Marketing Summit, a half-day session that will feature new consumer research, industry insights, and marketing practices that can help attendees reach new customers.

“We are excited to host the Marine Industry Marketing Summit as part of the pre-conference Super Sessions to help industry stakeholders get the most from their Grow Boating investment,” says Carl Blackwell, President, Grow Boating. “This four-hour marketing session will offer recommendations and best practices for using inbound, content and nurture marketing strategies to help move your website visitors into prospects and customers.”

The nine IBEX Super Sessions include:

Marina 101 (8:00 AM – 12:00 PM) Sponsored by IMI
Marina & Boatyard Study Tour (Monday: 1:00 – 6:45 pm; Tuesday 9:00am – 5:00 pm) Sponsored by IMI
Core College (1:00 – 4:00 pm) Sponsored by Diab
Color Design and Inspiration: Implementation within the Yacht Industry(12:00 – 4:00 pm) Sponsored by Awlgrip
Modern Scantlings: Calculations, Standards, Details, Materials(9:00 am – 5:00 pm) Sponsored by SNAME
Fiberglass Boat Repair (9:00 am – 3:00 pm) Sponsored by WEST SYSTEM
The Integrated Boat (9:00 am – 1:00 pm) Sponsored by Power Products LLC
Basic NMEA 2000 Network Course (8:00 am – 5:00 pm) Sponsored by NMEA
Maximize Your Grow Boating Investment: Marine Industry Marketing Summit (1:00pm – 5:00pm)Sponsored by Grow Boating

Visit: https://www.ibexshow.com

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