Entries open for Newport for New Products Awards

Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, are accepting applications for the 2017 Newport for New Products Awards. Judged by a team of marine-industry experts, NFNP winners for best new powerboat, sailboat and multihull; best new navigation product; and best new product for boat operation, maintenance, and safety. New for …
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Marine Trades Association of New Jersey elects 2017-2018 officers and directors, presents sponsor awards

On Apr. 6, the Marine Trades Association of New Jersey held its Annual Dinner & Elections at Doolan’s Shore Club in Spring Lake and elected its 2017-2018 officers and directors. Jim Cerruti of Fair Haven Yacht Works in Fair Haven will begin his term as president of the association. Ed McCarthy of McCarthy’s Marine Sales …
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Malibu wins Innovation of the Year at 2017 WSIA Summit Leadership Awards

Malibu Boats (NASDAQ: MBUU) was recognized with the Innovation of the Year award at the 2017 WSIA Summit Leadership Awards last week for the Malibu Command Wheel. Malibu’s Command Wheel offers more control choices for the driver. Malibu partnered with ISOTTA to create the product. The wheel rotates around the controls, including stereo, speed, Power Wedge II, …
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Marine Marketers of America announce winners of 2016 Neptune Awards

Marine Marketers of America announced the winners of its 2016 Neptune Awards for Marine Marketing Excellence during the Miami International Boat Show Industry Breakfast on Friday. “Marine marketers gave us their best for this year’s highly competitive contest,” said Wanda Kenton Smith, president of MMA. “There was a wonderful variety of submissions and participating companies, …
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Entries open for 2016 Neptune marine marketing awards

Marine Marketers of America is accepting entries now through Jan. 11, 2017, for the 2016 Neptune Awards, recognizing excellence in the marine marketing field. The annual competition is open to any company or organization producing and publishing marine industry marketing materials between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2016, and the awards will be presented at …
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Sunseeker International wins manufacturing award at Walpole British Luxury Awards

Sunseeker International won the Champion of British Manufacturing award at this year’s Walpole British Luxury Awards, which were announced on Monday at an awards ceremony at The Dorchester in London. Celebrating the best in craftsmanship, innovation and design from all sectors of the luxury industry, the awards are in their 15th year. Winners are chosen …
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Scout Boats awards top dealers, debuts new models at dealer meeting

Scout Boats, Inc. held its 2017 model year dealer meeting Sept. 15 – 17, 2016, in Charleston, S.C. The dealer meeting consisted of a two-day dealer event, media boat testing, a successful customer sales expo, top dealer awards and the debut of the company’s new 255 Dorado, 215 XSF, 175 Sport Dorado as well as …
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Nominations open for 2016 Movers & Shakers Awards

Boating Industry is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Movers & Shakers. We’re looking for leaders who haven’t been afraid to take chances, to rethink the way they do business, to embrace the challenges facing the marine industry. Nominees can be from any company or group that does business in the boating industry, as long …
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New categories added for Boat Builder Awards at METS

Two new award categories have been added to this year’s Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement in association with Raymarine, which is due to take place on November 16, the evening of the second day of the METSTRADE Show in Amsterdam. The Environmental Initiative Award, sponsored by Scott Bader, and the Best Apprenticeship and Training …
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