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IBEX: Better Boats Begin Here

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

Vision Statement
IBEX: Where Better Boats Begin.
Mission Statement
IBEX is a highly focused marine technology trade show dedicated to advancing the business of boating.

IBEX Education Conference

The IBEX Education Conference is brought to you by industry experts, our education partners, and exhibitors and offers cutting-edge training and information from core skills to advanced topic discussions. The 2024 Education Conference will include the Pre-Conference Sessions on Monday, September 30, 2024, and the Seminar Series and Tech Talk Workshops held during the show dates October 1 – 3, 2024.

Dates & Location

The 2024 IBEX Show will be held at the Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, FL USA. The show dates are October 1 – 3, 2024, with the Pre-Conference Sessions taking place September 30, 2024.

Show Hours (all times in Eastern Time Zone or UTC -4:00):

Monday Pre-Conference Day, 9/30, 8 am – 6 pm

1st Floor Exhibits: Tuesday, October 1 & Wednesday, October 2: 9 am – 6 pm; Thursday, October 3: 9 am – 3 pm

2nd Floor Exhibits: Tuesday, October 1 & Wednesday, October 2: 9 am – 6 pm; Thursday, October 3: 9 am – 3 pm

3rd Floor Exhibits: Tuesday October 1 & Wednesday, October 2: 10 am – 6 pm; Thursday, October 3: 10 am – 3 pm

Admission Policy

IBEX is for the TRADE ONLY, and is not open to the general public. No one under 18 years of age—including infants—will be admitted. IBEX reserves the right to request picture identification to verify age. There are no exceptions to our age policy.

Exhibit Hall Badges—FREE To Qualified Marine Industry Professionals Who Pre-Register

IBEX is a trade-only event. It is not open to the general public. All qualified marine industry professionals are welcome to attend IBEX.

Photography & A/V Recording Policy

Due to the large number of proprietary new products and prototypes being displayed at IBEX, the taking of photographs and video in the exhibition hall is restricted. You must have a press badge and/or have prior written approval to use a camera on the show floor. To obtain permission for on-site photography and video, please contact Andrew Golden at agolden@nullrushtongregory.com. Exhibitors retain the right to restrict photography of their products or displays, and such decisions are within the discretion of the exhibitor and are not controlled by IBEX. If you use a camera without permission, you will be escorted off the show floor and your badge will be confiscated. In addition, IBEX speakers and attendees are encouraged to openly discuss proprietary matters; therefore audio or video recording of IBEX seminars is strictly prohibited.

Future IBEX Dates

IBEX 2025 |  Oct 7-8-9, 2025, Tampa, FL

IBEX 2026 | Oct 6-7-8, 2026, Tampa, FL

IBEX 2027 | Oct 4-5-6, 2027, Tampa, FL

IBEX 2028  | Oct 3-4-5, 2028, Tampa, FL

All dates are a Tuesday through Thursday pattern, with a Monday Pre-Conference.
Location: Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, Florida, USA

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Anchor Exhibitors

Patrick Industries
Cartesius Industrial Solutions