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IBEX 2020 update - On schedule to open Sept. 29 in Tampa

by National Marine Manufacturers Association 29 May 10:17 PDT
IBEX Tampa © NMMA

The following statement was released this week from the International BoatBuilder Exhibition and Conference's Show Director Anne Dunbar.

"As the worldwide COVID-19 crisis continues, we understand that there are questions and concerns for IBEX 2020 in Tampa, Florida this September. We also understand that while our industry is experiencing drastic impacts on business - including supply chain disruptions and revenue losses - it is critical to understand the issues in front of us and how best to adapt moving forward.

At this time, we are planning to open IBEX on schedule and are currently working toward launching registration in the coming weeks. We are closely monitoring the situation in Florida and the Governor's reopening plan. We remain optimistic that it will proceed without issue, reaching Phase 3 and allowing IBEX to take place as scheduled, sparking much needed business for the marine industry. Until then we will continue to monitor the situation and make decisions as needed. Your health and safety is our number one priority. We are working closely with the Tampa Convention Center to develop new health and safety protocols, which we will share with you when finalized.

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