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Product Categories

ibex logoInnovation Award product categories vary by show as follows:

IBEX Innovative Products Categories (Trade and/or OEM products)

  • Boatbuilding Methods & Materials (techniques and equipment to build boats)
  • Deck Equipment and Hardware (Rigging, rope, docking and anchoring equipment, boat covers, canvas work, T-tops/arches, stainlesswork, mooring gear, steering mechanisms and wheels, exterior and underwater lighting, etc.)
  • Furnishings & Interior Parts (appliances, furniture, lighting, textiles, interior systems, galley)
  • Mechanical Systems (air conditioning, heating, plumbing, ventilation, pumps, tanks and fuel systems, etc.)
  • Electrical Systems (AC/DC onboard and shore power systems, batteries, control apparatus, battery management tools, etc.)
  • Inboard Engines (stern drives, jet drives, diesel and gas inboard engines, struts and shafts, inboard engine equipment)
  • Outboard Engines (outboard engines and electrical systems, trolling motors and props for outboards)
  • Boatyard and Dealer Hardware and Software (yard installed boat lifts, cranes, docks, marina equipment and software -management programs, inventory and job flow software, etc.)
  • Propulsion Parts, Propellers (engine equipment and gauges, trim tabs, engine maintenance)
  • Boat Care and Maintenance (coatings, chemicals, paints, finishes, additives, oils and tools)
  • OEM Electronics (entertainment, navigational, onboard systems, instrumentation, sonar, software, etc.)
  • Trailers, Parts and Trailer Accessories
  • Safety Equipment
     

In addition: An Environmental Award may be given for any product (entered in any category) that provides an environmental benefit in the marine market. This is NOT a category that can be entered, and products will be selected from all products entered, regardless of category.

Miami Boat Show logoMiami Innovative Products Categories (consumer products)

Please Note: All boats entered in the Innovation Awards must be NMMA Certified.   

  • Consumer Electronics, Mobile Applications and Software
  • Personal Gear, Soft Goods, Watersports Equipment and Consumer Fishing Products (clothing, footwear, lures, water toys, etc.)
  • Consumer Safety Equipment
  • Trailer, Parts and Trailer Accessories
  • Propulsion (outboard and inboard engines, trim tabs, gauges, engine maintenance and propellers)
  • Inflatables, Small Boats (up to 15') and Tenders
  • Runabouts and Fishing Craft to 24’
  • Power Boats (25' to 60' - including fishing craft, cruisers, mutlihulls, trawlers, sportboats, etc.)
  • Power Boats (61' and up - including fishing craft, cruisers, mutlihulls, trawlers, sportboats, etc.)
  • PWCs and Jet Boats
  • Deck and Pontoon Boats
  • Sailboats (mono, multi-hull, all lengths)
  • Docking and Fendering Equipment (owner installed docks, boatwhips, boatlifts, davits, cranes, fenders or fendering systems, dock lights and dock-mounted accessories and hardware, etc.)
  • Deck Equipment (Rigging, rope, anchoring equipment, boat covers, canvas work, T-tops/arches, stainlesswork, mooring gear, steering mechanisms and wheels, exterior and underwater lighting, BBQs, blocks, winches/winch handles, screens, vents, etc.)
  • Mechanical & Electrical Systems (AC/DC onboard and shore power systems, batteries, control apparatus, battery management tools, inverters, chargers, air conditioning, heating, plumbing, ventilation, pumps, tanks and fuel systems, solar panels, etc.)
  • Boat Care and Maintenance (coatings, chemicals, paints, finishes, additives, oils and tools)
  • Furnishings & Interior Parts (appliances, furniture, lighting, textiles, galley,etc.)

 

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