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Event Overview:


Thousands of new products, advanced processes, and impressive innovation, docks filled with boats, exciting networking, easy travel, and training seminars you won’t find anywhere else will fill the Tampa Convention Center.

If you’re involved in boat building, design, repair, maintenance, sales or other professional marine-industry segments, you can’t afford NOT to be in Tampa this September.

Attendee Information:

Who Should Attend?

If you build, design, service, or sell boats or marine products, IBEX is your must-attend marine event.

If it’s new, improved, advanced, and innovative for the marine industry, you’ll find it at IBEX.

The world’s leading technical boat building showcase, IBEX delivers a unique forum where the marine industry can do business, share ideas, and accelerate new product development.

Don’t miss the opportunity to do business with the entire marine industry. 
IBEX. Designed to build better boats.

Exhibitor Information:

Exhibitors use IBEX to:

  • Preview, promote, and showcase new products and technology
  • Increase marine OEM and aftermarket sales
  • Network with industry peers and customers
  • Conduct strategic discussions, business meetings, and negotiations
  • Monitor cutting-edge industry trends

Your potential customers, your current suppliers, and thousands of qualified marine professionals—the entire industry—will be at the leading boatbuilding technology showcase, IBEX Tampa 2014.

Why Exhibit?

IBEX is your opportunity to interact with boat builders and other marine professionals from throughout the world, collect immediate feedback, and form lasting relationships in just three days. IBEX offers you a single platform to meet the North American marine industry face-to-face and increase your sales.

IBEX is owned & produced by Professional BoatBuilder magazine & National Marine Manufacturers Association.

About NMMA:

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) is the nation’s leading trade association representing boat, marine engine and accessory manufacturers. Collectively, NMMA members manufacture an estimated 80 percent of marine products used in North America.

NMMA is a unifying force and powerful voice for the recreational boating industry, working to strengthen and grow boating and protect the interests of its member companies.

Don't wait to register for the IBEX 2014 - International Boatbuilders' Exhibition & Conference. You'll meet influential people and maximize your opportunities for success. Start now by accessing the information below.

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Conference/Event Dates: 09/30/2014 - 10/02/2014
Expo/Exhibit Dates: 09/30/2014 - 10/02/2014
Expo/Exhibit Hours: Tues & Wed, 10am-6pm; Thurs, 10am-3pm
First Move-In Date: 09/26/2014
Classification: B2B
Primary Industry: Manufacturing - General
Other Industries: Business, Coatings and Fabrication, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - General, Marine, Sports Marketing & Business
Estimated Attendance: 5,000
Audience: Marine industry professionals who attend IBEX include:
Powerboat Builders/Manufacturers
Sailboat Builders/Manufacturers
Yacht Designers/Naval Architects/
Boat Dealers/Marine Retailers
Marine Surveyors/Consultants
Marine Associations
Marine Product Manufacturers
Notes: Why IBEX matters
30% of Attendees are Owners/Presidents and CEOs
66% of Attendees have the final say or make recommendations for purchase
75% of attendees will make buying decisions at IBEX
Venue: Tampa Convention Center
Venue Phone: (813) 274-8511
Venue Type: Indoor - Convention Center
Official Conference Hotel:Hotel Information:
Conference Hotel URL:
Number of Exhibitors:500+
Exhibit Floorplan:Click Here
Show Owner:Owned & produced by Professional BoatBuilder magazine & National Marine Manufacturers Assoc.
Show Manager:Owned & produced by Professional BoatBuilder magazine & National Marine Manufacturers Assoc.
Prospectus PDF:Download Exhibitor Prospectus PDF
Sponsorship: Yes
IBEX offers many options to get your company noticed by attendees. Consider any of our onsite, digital, and print advertising opportunities in addition to our product or event sponsorships.

Booth Size Booth Cost   Available Amenities
NMMA member $25 per sq. ft.   Electricity: Yes - Unknown Price
Non-member $30 per sq. ft.   Water: n/a
10' x 10' Outdoor Exhibit Space $1,750 Tented space; $1,250 Non-Tented space   Generator: n/a
  Marketing Vehicles Allowed: Yes
Other Booth Sizes Available: n/a

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Contact the IBEX Sales Team

Tina Sanderson
Sales Director
T: 802–879–8324
F: 866–469–2471

Kate Holden         
Marketing Director / Sales
T: 207-359-7791
F: 207-359-7761

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