Host: Nick Hopkinson (Publishing Director at Boating Communications Ltd.) Niels Klarenbeek (Director METSTRADE) Chairman: Ed Slack (Editor IBI Magazine)
For the sixth edition, IBI and METSTRADE are running a special one-off format of the Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement in 2020. The Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement 2020 will acknowledge the challenges, ingenuity and resolve of our industry in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis and accommodate the safety of those attending the final announcements.
Headline sponsored since inception by our valued partner, Raymarine, this year’s Awards will involve a 30-minutes virtual award ceremony and online, interactive networking event which is part of METSTRADE Connect a virtual event, with five key awards – two of which will be entirely new categories spotlighting the industry’s response to the COVID-19 crisis.
This year’s award categories are:
· Exceptional Commercial Achievement In An Unprecedented Year, sponsored by Kohler
· Community Support Initiative, sponsored by Fusion
· Environmental Initiative, sponsored by Confindustria Nautica
· Rising Star, sponsored by Lumishore· Lifetime Achievement Award, sponsored by Side-Power Sleipner