The IBEX Innovation Awards showcase outstanding marine product development to the recreational boating industry and beyond. The program, managed by NMMA and judged by BWI, is one of the marine industry’s most prestigious honors recognizing manufacturers and suppliers who bring new, innovative products to market.
Winners will be announced during the Industry Breakfast which will take place on the opening morning of IBEX – Tuesday, October 2nd in the Grand Ballroom at Tampa Waterside Marriott Hotel. Program participants are encouraged to purchase tickets to attend the Industry Breakfast as they are not included with entry. Industry Breakfast tickets are available in the IBEX registration process. All products entered in the Innovation Awards program will be displayed all three days of the show on Innovation Way, located inside the 3rd Floor Exhibit Hall.
Taylor Made, Pole-less Self-Draining Pontoon Cover
Eliminating the need for poles to get rid of excess rain and pools of water, the Pole-Less Self-Draining Pontoon Cover installs much more easily than a traditional cover, using an integrated gutter system in the center of the boat cover to channel rain and excess water out through the back of the boat.
Deck Equipment & Hardware
Dripper Guard, Dripper Guard Pro
Dripper Guard is the solution to preventing hull stains caused by thru hull water discharge.
The Apollo 770 blends creative design and technological brilliance to deliver the world’s first marine stereo with a one-piece glass touchscreen display, built in Wi-Fi audio streaming, Apple AirPlay, Fusion DSP Technology and PartyBus.
IBEX is the largest technical marine event in North America, and the three most valuable days of the year for all marine professionals. No other event gives you so much access to the people and technology shaping the industry.