About Us

IBEX is North America’s largest technical trade event in North America for marine industry professionals and is powered globally by METSTRADE, the world’s leading platform and community for professionals in the leisure marine equipment industry. IBEX is owned and produced by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (www.nmma.org) and RAI Amsterdam (www.rai.nl). IBEX 2018 will take place at the Tampa Convention Center, October 2-4, 2018, in Tampa, FL USA.

As an industry trade event for professionals working in the recreation marine industry, IBEX offers its attendees over 650+ exhibits in the exhibit halls, outdoor display space, and on the IBEX Docks. It also offers unparalleled training and education from industry experts and associations. It provides a targeted audience for marine industry OEM and suppliers, aftermarket manufacturers, and service providers.

NMMA

The National Marine Manufacturers Association is the leading trade organization for the North American recreational boating industry. NMMA member companies produce more than 80 percent of the boats, engines, trailers, marine accessories and gear used by millions of boaters in North America. The association serves its members and their sales and service networks by improving the business environment for recreational boating including providing domestic and international sales and marketing opportunities, reducing unnecessary government regulation, decreasing the cost of doing business, and helping grow boating participation. As the largest producer of boat and sport shows in the U.S., NMMA connects the recreational boating industry with the boating consumer year-round. For more information, visit www.nmma.org.
RAI Amsterdam

RAI Amsterdam is an international exhibition and convention company which organizes events in the Netherlands and abroad and operates the RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre in the Zuidas business district of Amsterdam. The RAI welcomes around 1.5 million visitors a year to approximately 500 events such as exhibitions, conventions and corporate and other events. The company also provides event-related services to organizers, exhibitors and visitors. For more information, visit www.rai.nl.
METSTRADE

RAI Amsterdam owns and producers the METSTRADE Show in association with of ICOMIA (International Council of Marine Industry Associations). The world’s largest trade exhibition of equipment, materials and systems for the international marine leisure industry will run from 15 to 17 November 2016. Over 1,400 expected exhibitors from some 50 countries all over the world showcase their products and innovations to more than 22,000 visitors representing 112 nationalities. The METSTRADE Show combines new products, seminars and unrivalled networking opportunities for visitors to connect across countries, technologies and industry sectors. For more information, visit http://www.metstrade.com.