Nominations Sought for 2018 Freedman Award

Nominations are being accepted for the 2018 Alan J. Freedman Memorial Leadership Award. Recipients of the NMMA Freedman Award are individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the marine accessories industry through leadership, creativity and personal motivation.

The following are categories for consideration:

  • Marine aftermarket or OEM manufacturer
  • Marine representative
  • Member of marine-focused media
  • Boat dealer
  • Marine distributor
  • Marine trade association staff person


To nominate an individual, please complete and submit the formal application to Rachel Harmon, rharmon@nmma.org. Once the nomination is submitted, a Dropbox folder will be created for your nominee where all supporting documentation, images or letters of recommendation, can be uploaded by the nomination deadline of December 1, 2017.

The 2018 Alan J. Freedman Memorial Leadership Award will be presented at the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show on Friday, February 16, 2018 during the Innovation Breakfast.

Questions should be directed to Rachel Harmon at 312.946.6247 or rharmon@nmma.org.