Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show 2017 Innovation Award winners announced

The National Marine Manufacturers Association and Boating Writers International honored winners of the 2017 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show Innovation Awards on Friday, Feb. 17, recognizing new consumer marine products, presented during the innovation breakfast held at Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin. This year’s program evaluated 63 products across 23 categories. The judges ultimately selected 19 …
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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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Marinalife announces winners of 7th Annual Best Marina Contest

Marinalife recently announced the winners of the 7th Annual Best Marina Contest. Orange Beach Marina in Orange Beach, Ala., was voted voted 2016’s Best Large Marina and Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., was voted 2016’s Best Small Marina. Orange Beach Marina offers a fully protected harbor and family-friendly environment for all types …
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MTA/NJ names 2016 scholarship, award winners

The Marine Trades Association of New Jersey (MTA/NJ) Foundation has announced the winner of its education scholarship. Valued at $ 1,500, this scholarship is open to MTA/NJ members’ children and their employees’ children and can be applied to any higher education program.  Since 2006, the MTA/NJ Foundation has awarded nearly $ 20,000 to deserving students. The 2016 …
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West Marine announces spring 2016 BlueFuture grant winners

West Marine has announced the names of the 25 nonprofit organizations that will receive spring 2016 BlueFuture grants. West Marine’s BlueFuture Program will present the $ 1,500 grants this month to the winners, all of which are community-based organizations that are dedicated to getting young people on and around the water in both recreational and educational …
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IBBI announces Supplier Award winners

The Independent Boat Builders Incorporated (IBBI) recently gathered all of its members and suppliers together in St. Louis for the annual Purchasing Meeting and Vendor Expo conference. As part of the event, several suppliers were recognized. Power Products LLC and Marinco-Ancor, a Milwaukee based manufacturer of wire and wire management products was honored with the […]
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Cruising Club of America celebrates 2015 award winners at annual dinner

Members of the Cruising Club of America (CCA) from across the globe assembled at the New York Yacht Club in Manhattan to recognize their outstanding sailors of 2015 during the international organization’s Annual Awards Dinner on March 4, 2016. Representing a broad array of sailing achievements, the recipients of the 2015 Blue Water Medal, the […]
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Priority One announces 2015 Above and Beyond winners

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Jessica Yaudes, Dawn Fields and Tyler “TJ” Johnson were recognized as the 2015 Above and Beyond employee award winners at Priority One’s annual holiday party on Saturday, December 5, 2015. Each year Priority One, the recreational industry’s oldest and largest F&I outsourcing provider, recognizes and rewards individuals who have gone above […]
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IBBI announces supplier award winners

West Frankfort, Ill. –  IBBI (Independent Boat Builders Incorporated) has awarded Dometic, of Pompano Beach, Fla., as the recipient of the fourth annual John “Walkabout” Sisson Memorial Innovation Award for their new Eskimo Cup, as announced at the recent IBBI meeting in St. Louis, Mo. IBBI President Tom Broy, says, “We are happy to announce the […]
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Miami International Boat Show Innovation Award winners honored

MIAMI – The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and Boating Writers International (BWI) announced today winners of the 2015 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show Innovation Awards, presented during the annual Industry Breakfast at the Miami Beach Convention Center. This year’s program featured a record number of entries with 97 products—a 68 percent increase in […]
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