Category: Press Releases

  • IBEX Education Offers New & Improved Super Sessions and Free Exhibitor Workshops on the Exhibit Hall Floor

    BROOKLIN, ME, July 14, 2014 -There are several new ways for marine professionals to access dynamic education at The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), taking place September 29-October 2, 2014 at the Tampa Convention Center. In addition to the Seminar Series offering 55 seminars – there will be nine Super Sessions offered on Monday, September… Continue reading

  • IBEX Seminar Series to Offer World-Renowned Technical Education at Upcoming Event in Tampa in September

    BROOKLIN, ME, July 1, 2014 – For four days this fall, boatbuilders and marine industry professionals from around the world will have access to an outstanding education program offering everything from fundamental skills to cutting-edge advanced training at The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), taking place September 29-October 2, 2014 at the Tampa Convention Center.… Continue reading

  • Registration for the 2014 International Boatbuilders’ Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) Now Open

    BROOKLIN, ME, May 15, 2014 – Registration is now open at for The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) taking place September 29 – October 2 at the Tampa Convention Center.  This leading industry event will offer several new and exciting special events and feature areas throughout the show floor and on the water for… Continue reading

  • Member News: Saunders Yachtworks Expands Customer Service Dept.

    Gulf Shores, Ala. – April 2, 2014 – Saunders Yachtworks has hired Mitch Bradley and Timothy Gibson as customer service representatives for the company’s full-service boatyards in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Ala. Additionally, Craig McLeod will move his customer service skills to a new assignment in Orange Beach. Bradley, Gibson and McLeod will work… Continue reading

  • ABYC Steps Up Electric Shock Drowning Prevention Efforts

    March 24, 2014, Annapolis, MD: The American Boat & Yacht Council’s Foundation (ABYC) is partnering with the Energy Education Council’s Safe Electricity “Teach Learn Care TLC” campaign to help prevent Electric Shock Drowning (ESD). The safety messages include proper maintenance of your boat’s electrical system and safe actions in the water. Thanks to a grant… Continue reading

  • Member News: Bradford Marine Joins My-Villages Innovation Partners

    Premier Lauderdale Facility Becomes First Brokerage in the Nation to Offer Mobile Technology to Simplify Ownership Hobe Sound, Fla.  – My-Villages, a leading provider of marine mobile technology, is proud to announce that Bradford Marine, a premier name with shipyard and brokerage facilities in Fort Lauderdale and the Bahamas, is the first brokerage in the… Continue reading

  • PierVantage Signs New Clients

    Pacific Fishermen Shipyard and Electric, Marshall Marine, Pierside Boatworks, and SYS Yacht Sales & Service to leverage PierVantage™ to grow their business! PierVantage, the marine industry’s first and only true cloud based solution built specifically for boatyards, full service marine facilities, and boat building operations is excited to announce that Pacific Fishermen Shipyard and Electric,… Continue reading

  • ABBRA Marine Service Manager Course Set for Maine, March 4th-6th

     Partnering With State and Regional Marine Trade Associations A Successful Model for Delivering Professional industry Training    Fort Lauderdale, FL- February 12, 2014– ABBRA, the American Boat Builders and Repairers Association is once again partnering with a state marine trade association to offer its intensive three-day Marine Service Manager course from March 4th – 6th in… Continue reading

  • Exciting Plans Underway for IBEX 2014 in Tampa, Florida

    90% of Exhibit Space Already Sold  BROOKLIN, ME, February 11, 2014 – The Tampa Convention Center will be home for the 2014 International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) and will offer several new and exciting features including boats that will occupy dock space. This premier marine technology showcase and conference will attract thousands of high… Continue reading

  • Member News: DockMaster Announces New Conference, New Clients

    Leading Marine Business Software Continues to Grow Under New Management Hobe Sound, Fla.—Feb. 10, 2014—DockMaster, the leading suite of marine business software, will stage its latest user conference this week as its client roster continues to grow under new ownership. More than 100 DockMaster customers will gather in West Palm Beach, Fla., for the free… Continue reading