Navico director of sales named to NMEA Board of Directors

Navico, manufacturer of marine electronics and parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad and B&G brands, announced that Sean Hatherley, director of sales for Navico Americas, has been named to the board of directors of the National Marine Electronics Association. NMEA board members are appointed to a three-year term where they work together to create and …
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NMEA adds four to board of directors

The National Marine Electronics Association has announced the appointment of four additional members to its board of directors. During their three-year terms they will be responsible for helping to create and drive NMEA strategies, programs and efforts in all areas. Additionally, Mike Spyros of Electronics Unlimited took the reins as NMEA chairman on January 1 …
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NMEA conference returns to Florida

The 2016 NMEA International Marine Electronics Conference and Expo begins its three-day run on Sept. 20, 2016, at the Naples Grande Beach Resort in Naples, Fla. The event will focus on education and training, a new products expo, demonstration boats, product awards, networking and social events. “After listening to member feedback and suggestions, we have increased the […]
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NMEA partners with ABYC to offer training

SEVERNA PARK, Md. – The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) announced a joint training venture with the American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC). This four-day training event will focus two of the days on ABYC marine electrical standards and training, and two days on NMEA marine electronics standards and training. The training event is specifically […]
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CEO panel takes on industry topics and challenges at NMEA Conference

SEVERNA PARK, Md. – As part of the NMEA International Marine Electronics Conference & Expo this fall, a diverse panel of chief executive officers representing marine electronics companies based in the U.S. and abroad will discuss key issues and challenges facing the industry at the Baltimore Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel on Sept. 29 from 1:30 […]
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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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Mark Reedenauer named NMEA president and executive director

The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) Board of Directors announces the promotion of Mark Reedenauer to president and executive director of the international standards writing and marine industry organization. He will be responsible for all operations and activities of NMEA, including playing a principal role in creating strategies for continued growth and standards development. In his […]
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NMEA to present live demonstration at Toronto International Boat Show

SEVERNA PARK, Md. ­– Visitors to the Toronto International Boat Show will get a close-up look at a “live” demonstration that shows how the onboard networking standard NMEA 2000 operates. Attendees will be able to participate in the free event, called ConnectFest, anytime during the nine-day show. Doors open at 10 a.m. on January 10 […]
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