Larger dock exhibits planned for IBEX 2016

This year’s International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference will feature larger dock exhibits than the previous Tampa show as show organizers look to take advantage of IBEX’s waterfront location. Several companies have already booked their dock space including BRP US Inc., GEM Products Inc., Honda Marine, JL Audio Inc., Lumitec, Inc., Medallion Instrumentation Systems, Mercury Marine, …
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IBEX 2015 reports solid show

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Building Better Boats was the theme of the 2015 International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference (IBEX), which concluded this afternoon at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky. There were 4,700 total qualified attendees, equivalent to the number of professionals that were at the 2013 event when it was last held in Louisville. […]
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Video: IBEX 2015: The Connected Boat

LOUISVILLE – One of the highlights of this year’s IBEX show was The Connected Boat  in the Electronics Pavilion. The interactive display features a demonstration of how various systems connect using existing network technologies. It is sponsored by Simrad and built in partnership with Chetco Digital. The display includes technology from a number of other […]
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Deadline to book hotel rooms for IBEX on Tuesday

BROOKLIN, ME – Thousands of marine professionals will convene September 15-17 for the 25th International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference (IBEX), held at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky. Registration is still open and the deadline to book hotel rooms is September 8. IBEX will offer 550+ exhibiting companies, including 110 first-time exhibitors who will […]
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ABYC hosting educational and networking events at IBEX

The American Boat & Yacht Council will be hosting a variety of educational sessions at the International Boatbuilders’ Exposition & Conference, Sept. 15 – 17 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. ABYC will also host networking opportunities including a virtual career fair. The educational session topics at IBEX include ABYC 2015 Standards Update; Designing […]
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NMEA to offer installer training at IBEX, METS

For the first time, the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) will be offering their full-day NMEA 2000 installer training course at two of the world’s largest marine equipment shows-IBEX and METS. The sessions will be held one day prior to the opening of each show. The NMEA 2000 network course is primarily targeted for the […]
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Hornet Marine to unveil newest model and business strategy at IBEX

BRISTOL, Conn. – Hornet Marine is unveiling the Hornet 20, a 20-foot luxury sterndrive center console at the international boatbuilders conference. “We are announcing the new boat at this conference because our business strategy is to serve the customization needs of other boatbuilders.” said David Hartmann, President. “IBEX is a perfect forum for us to […]
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