We’ve got some awesome news! Judges from Boating Writers International announced the winners of the 2015 International BoatBuilders' Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) Innovation Awards. Designed to recognize significant contributions in marine industry innovation and product development, these winning products were chosen out of 90 entries by a panel of experienced technical boating journalists from Boating Writers International (BWI). IBEX kicked off yesterday and will run through Thursday at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky. Being named a winner at this premier boating industry technical trade show and networking event is really worth a round of applause, and many thanks go to these awesome companies who work hard to keep improving our experience out on our houseboats.
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"This year we received an overwhelming amount of IBEX Innovation Award submissions, a signal that our industry remains focused on new product development and recognizes the importance of innovation in driving new sales," notes Thom Dammrich, president of the NMMA. "We are honored to recognize these companies as they help bring attention to the dynamic new products being offered across the marine industry-products that are showcasing boating's place as a leading recreational activity."
So, without further ado, here are the big Innovation Award winners: