The International Boatbuilders' Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) Innovation Awards

The IBEX Innovation Awards program honors manufacturers and suppliers who bring new, innovative products for the boating industry to market. The IBEX program offers fifteen marine trade product categories for entry. Entry to the 2021 program can be completed June 1 to August 13, 2021 by navigating to the IBEX exhibitor dashboard and selecting the IBEX Innovation Awards tile.

IBEX Innovative Products Categories

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

2021 IBEX Innovation Awards Winners