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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

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

Marine Innovation Won't Wait
Keep connected to the products, technology, people, and training that are advancing the industry. No other event gives you so much access to marine industry development.

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:

5,000+ marine industry professionals. 50+ countries. 500+ of your competitors.

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.

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 delivers a unique buying and selling forum for marine manufacturers like you.

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.

Contact the event managers listed below for more information about how you can participate at the IBEX 2017 - International Boatbuilders' Exhibition & Conference.

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Conference/Event Dates: 09/19/2017 - 09/21/2017
Classification: B2B
Primary Industry: Manufacturing - General
Other Industries: Associations: Trade / Professional, Business, Coatings and Fabrication, Distribution, Engineering, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - General, Marine, Sports Marketing & Business, Wholesale / Retail
Estimated Attendance: 7,000
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: Past Attendee Statistics:

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
Number of Exhibitors:540+ (Previous Year)
Show Owner:Owned & produced by Professional BoatBuilder magazine & National Marine Manufacturers Assoc.
Show Manager:Owned & produced by Professional BoatBuilder magazine & National Marine Manufacturers Assoc.
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
10' x 10' NMMA Member $26.00 per sq. ft.   Electricity: Yes - Unknown Price
10' x 10' Non Member $31.00 per sq. ft. / Prices are subject to change.   Water: n/a
  Generator: n/a
  Marketing Vehicles Allowed: Yes
Other Booth Sizes Available: n/a

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Exhibit / Sponsorship Contacts

Tina Sanderson, IBEX Sales Director, 802-879-8324,

Kate Holden, IBEX Marketing Director/Sales, 207-359-7791,

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