Deadline For IBEX Innovation Award Entries Is August 28

Exhibitors at the 2012 International Boatbuilders' Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) have less than a week to submit entries for the annual IBEX Innovation Awards. All entries must be received by Tuesday, August 28.

The award presentation will take place at the show on Tuesday, October 2 from 7:30 to 9:30 am during the annual Industry Awards Breakfast , with Awards' nominees on display throughout IBEX.

The IBEX Innovation Awards recognize exceptionally innovative new marine

equipment and processes in the OEM and aftermarket sector. To be considered, Innovation Award entries must include an e-mailed, 150-word description of why the product is innovative, and MSRP, with a high-resolution product image. Additionally, entries must include nine packets mailed for the judges to learn about the product. Entry is restricted to new product only from 2012 IBEX exhibitors.

For more information or to submit a product, click here or contact Melissa Gurniewicz by telephone at (312) 946-6281, or by email at