Rewarding Ingenuity. Honoring Excellence.
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.
Entry to the program will open in July 2018 and will close Friday, August 31, 2018. 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 will be available once registration opens in June 2018. All products entered in the Innovation Awards program will be displayed all three days of the show on Innovation Way, located inside the IBEX exhibit hall.
Entry deadline is August 31, 2018.
The Technical File Generator is a unique online software tool that simplifies the entire process of managing documentation requirements for compliance with the new European Union Recreational Craft Directive.
The Seakeeper 3 is the first exclusively 12-volt DC powered gyrostabilizer designed to eliminate up to 95% of boat roll on vessels from 30-39 feet—eliminating the seasickness, anxiety, and fatigue that go along with it.
TDT1000 Transducer Diagnostic Tester takes the guesswork out of troubleshooting both conventional and Chirp transducers by utilizing the TDT1000 and SensorCheck App to compare transducer performance against factory provided performance data.
The Evinrude iDock system, with an affordable price point and other industry-leading system innovations, allows users to easily maneuver their boat using a joystick for simple docking, in even the toughest conditions.
The Power-Pole VISION onboard marine accessory management and multi-media tablet is an all-in-one touch-screen tablet that allows multiple boat accessories to be connected and controlled by one smart device.
Vesper Marine deckWatch App – smartAIS safety alarms and navigation data on your smartwatch. When it comes to safety at sea, every second counts. In case of potential collision situations, anchor drag or man overboard, the deckWatch App gives boaters immediate visibility of alarms from their smartAIS transponders, over WiFi directly on their smartwatch.
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