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USA Pavillion returns to METSTRADE - MarineBusinessWorld North America newsletter

09/08/2023


USA Pavillion returns to METSTRADE - MarineBusinessWorld North America newsletter

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Dear Recipient Name

The USA Pavilion returns to the Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS) in Amsterdam, Nov. 15-17, and limited space is still available to new exhibitors. NMMA is encouraging all members who wish to expand their global market to join METS. METS is the world's largest and best attended business-to-business leisure marine equipment trade show, and the USA Pavilion remains among one of the largest and sought after country pavilions at the event.

Boater education programs at Newport International Boat Show  - photo © Jon Whittle
Boater education programs at Newport International Boat Show - photo © Jon Whittle

Back home, the 52nd annual Newport International Boat Show presented by BankNewport announced that it will include a wide variety of new and exciting educational activities for attendees and boating enthusiasts to enjoy. This year's Show will take place September 14 through 17, 2023, at the Newport Yachting Center in downtown Newport, Rhode Island. New for 2023 is Take the Helm: Your Passport to Confident Cruising series powered by Cruising World. This will be a series of educational and interactive seminars taking place over three days designed to enhance boating knowledge and skills, whether for a seasoned sailor or someone new to the world of boating. Led by expert speakers and centered on engaging topics, the series offerings will be held Thursday, September 14 - Saturday, September 16 at the Newport Marriott.

JL Audio Mediamaster® 105 - photo © JL Audio Marine
JL Audio Mediamaster® 105 - photo © JL Audio Marine

Garmin Ltd. (NYSE: GRMN) announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire JL Audio, a privately-held U.S. company that designs and manufactures audio solutions for marine, aftermarket automotive, powersports, home and RV customers. "JL Audio's extensive audio experience will create new opportunities to provide premium audio features across a broad range of our markets and products. The JL Audio brand is known around the world for offering a premium audio experience which is made possible by their talented and dedicated associates. We look forward to welcoming the JL Audio team into the Garmin family." -Cliff Pemble, Garmin President and CEO With over four decades of experience, JL Audio offers premium audio products and accessories, including speakers, amplifiers, subwoofers and other audio components.

RBFF Women's Engagement Breakfast - ICAST 2023 - photo © Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation
RBFF Women's Engagement Breakfast - ICAST 2023 - photo © Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation

Fishing plays an integral part of our industry so news of greater involvement is always welcome. A sold-out crowd of anglers greeted the day with copious cups of coffee and a hearty helping of knowledge, research, and inspiration at the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation's (RBFF) Women's Engagement Breakfast presented by KastKing at ICAST in Orlando, FL. The two-hour event on July 13 highlighted the latest research on benefits women gain from fishing, as well as continued barriers and challenges to participation. The more than 100 attendees also learned about RBFF's research-based marketing campaign "Find Your Best Self on the Water" and got a real-life example of industry members engaging women with a presentation from MarineMax about their complimentary educational and hands-on "Women on Water" boating seminars.

SFC appoints Bill Schoonmaker Vice President of Sales and Business Development - photo © Sport Fishing Championship
SFC appoints Bill Schoonmaker Vice President of Sales and Business Development - photo © Sport Fishing Championship

Staying with fishing, Sport Fishing Championship (SFC), the governing body of saltwater tournament fishing, announced it has appointed Bill Schoonmaker as Vice President of Sales and Business Development. Schoonmaker will be responsible for developing corporate partnerships and driving new areas of revenue generation. This role will deliver sales across all SFC revenue verticals to include corporate partnerships, live events, boat shows, SFC All Stars, SFC Awards Show, SFC Experience and SFC's The Catch. "Selling niche sports requires a uniquely strategic skill set, aligning brands with a lifestyle, and Bill's success doing just that is as impressive as you'll find," said Mark Neifeld, Commissioner and CEO of Sport Fishing Championship. "More importantly, Bill's a great culture fit. We couldn't be more excited to have him join the team."

Entries for the 2023 IBEX Innovation Awards program are now being accepted. IBEX 2023 will be hosting the Innovation Awards program during this year's event taking place October 3-5 in Tampa. Don't miss the opportunity to submit your company's new, innovative product or technology. All entries must be submitted by August 23. Continue reading the full article here...

Top Recreational Boating States by Economic Impact: New York - photo © National Marine Manufacturers Association
Top Recreational Boating States by Economic Impact: New York - photo © National Marine Manufacturers Association

NMMA continues to countdown the top 20 states throughout the summer with New York, ranked 5th in the U.S. for recreational boating economic impact. Recreational boating in New York has more than $10 billion in annual economic impact and supports over 34,000 jobs. A detailed infographic for New York can be downloaded by NMMA members and industry stakeholders here. Continue reading the full article here...

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Peter Rendle
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