July 2, 2019

Grow BoatingIf you are planning to attend the 2019 IBEX Show, consider signing up for the Grow Boating Marketing Summit, September 30, 2019 from 10am–5pm in the CAMLS* 2nd floor auditorium at IBEX.

Digital marketing has transformed consumer expectations. The tools and strategies you need to be an effective marketer today are constantly changing—an evolution that presents both challenges and opportunities. 

You need to understand digital consumer behaviors in order to develop a productive digital marketing strategy. During this summit you’ll:
• Learn about the forces shaping the digital landscape
• Gain insight from leading experts
• Discover actionable strategies to engage your customers
• Hear about emerging trends and technologies
  
 
REGISTER TODAY

Seating is limited.
 
Meet the Presenters:
   •   Mari Smith, Facebook & Relationship Marketing Expert
   •   Heather Lutze, Findability Group
   •   Marcus Sheridan, The Sales Lion
   •   Jack Ellis, Info Link

Fee: $159 through August 15. $199 beginning August 16.

Lunch included. Cocktail reception to follow. Made possible by the Marine Accessories and Components Division of NMMA, IBEX and Marine Marketers of America. 

*Located across the street from the Tampa Convention Center, the CAMLS (Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation) features state-of-the-art soundproof meeting rooms with comfortable seating and desks, power at each seat, WiFi and more. 

Questions? Please contact Freya Olsen at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 312.946.6255 
 
REGISTER TODAY
 

 
 
You must register as an IBEX attendee (at no additional cost) to register for this IBEX Special Event. https://www.expologic.com/clients/ibex/reg/

Boating Industry Canada News Week

 

Every Tuesday we publish a fresh Digest with informative articles pertaining to the Canadian boating and marine industry. Stay up to date with the latest products, research and industry developments.

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Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), announced that its 1st ...

TANKI WINS PRESTIGIOUS MARITIME UK INNOVATION AWARD

TANKITanki, the start-up company behind a novel environmentally safe sanitary paper designed to prevent blockages in sewage treatment plants and toilets, has won the prestigious Maritime UK 2020 Innovation Award.
 
The award, sponsored by the UK Ship Register, was presented by Dee Caffari MBE in a well-executed virtual event broadcast last week, following live streams from Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, the Member of Parliament for Plymouth, and Shadow Environment Secretary, Luke Perry MP, and UK Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps MP.

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IRIS INNOVATIONS LAUNCHES NEW CMAC RANGE OF ON-BOARD CAMERA AND ALARM MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

CMAC SystemsIris Innovations, specializing in affordable on-board camera security and situational awareness systems, has announced the launch of the industry’s first, fully-integrated command and control system for boat cameras and alarms – CMAC, as well as IrisControl, a new HTML5 application to run on OneHelm™, a third-party application platform by Garmin®.

Compatible with both analogue IP and HD cameras, Iris CMAC combines all of the main elements of a full-featured security and control system into a very stylish enclosure, complete with high-end waterproof connectors and wood-effect end caps.

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Marine Marketers of America (MMA) today announced the election of new officers and ...
The Center for Sportfishing Policy (CSP), the nation’s leading advocate for saltwater recreational ...
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It is with great sadness that we announce that Frank Willis Butler, President and Chief Executive ...
Carling Technologies is saddened to announce that its Director of Sales for the Maretron ...
Groupe Beneteau Americas has announced two important executive appointments in their powerboat ...
Furuno USA is mourning the passing of Commercial Sales Representative Jeff Shield. Jeff passed away ...
Maple Leaf Marinas has announced that Peter Hart has joined the company as General Manager of ...
Bernard “Bernie” Luttmer (b. March 20 1945) passed away peacefully with his family at his side on ...
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THOM DAMMRICH TAKES THE HELM OF CENTER FOR SPORTFISHING POLICY BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Thom DammrichThe Center for Sportfishing Policy (CSP), the nation’s leading advocate for saltwater recreational anglers, is pleased to announce its new chairman of the board of directors, Dr. Thom Dammrich. Dammrich was elected to succeed Robert “Bob” Hayes in the leadership role at CSP’s fall board meeting on Thursday, December 3. The board also elected Dave Pfeiffer, president of Shimano North America Fishing, to lead its Management Committee as chairman.

“Thom Dammrich is a visionary founder of CSP who saw the opportunity to unite the recreational fishing and boating industries through our organization 15 years ago, and he has been our biggest cheerleader...

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