**MARINE INNOVATION WON'T WAIT**
**October 4-6, 2016**
Keep connected to the products, technology, people, and training that are advancing the industry. No other event gives you so much access to marine industry development.
Registration for the 26th International BoatBuilders Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), the marine industrys largest technical trade event, is now open. All marine industry professionals can [register for IBEX online today] to participate in the world- renowned training and technical education conference, October 4-6, 2016, at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, FL.
**Details about The IBEX Education Conference is available [online.]**
** IBEX SEMINAR SERIES:** The [IBEX Seminar Series] offers world-renowned technical
education from fundamental skills to cutting-edge, advanced training and is designed for shop floor crew, seasoned technicians, and company officers. The series offers seminars hosted by leading experts specifically selected by the editors of Professional BoatBuilder magazine and the events education partnersABYC, ABBRA, NMEA, and NMMA.
** IBEX SUPER SESSIONS** (pre-conference sessions): The IBEX Super Sessions, offer specialty trainings, produced by exhibitors, to review in-depth, hands-on technical topics.
** TECH TALK WORKSHOPS:** New products, short talks, and live demos give attendees the opportunity to connect, listen, see, and experience live presentations hosted by exhibitors every hour on the hour.
**IBEX kicks off on Tuesday, October 4th at 7:30 am with the Industry Breakfast,** featuring the presentation of the IBEX Innovation Awards and the announcement of the NMMA Hall of Fame winners. The keynote speaker for the event will be Kevin Harrington, the Inventor of the Infomercial, and Original Shark on the ABC hit TV show Shark Tank. Since the ?80s, Harrington has launched over 20 businesses that have grown to more than $100 million in sales each. Today he operates a private consulting firm, which works with companies to increase distribution.
Register online for IBEX to visit with top marine exhibitors, attend the Industry Breakfast, and/or participate in the Seminar Series. Current 2016 exhibitors wishing to register for IBEX,
received an email with registration details.