Amsterdam | 2021, 16 - 18 November
Nominations open for IBI METSTRADE Boat Builder Awards 2016

Nominations open for IBI METSTRADE Boat Builder Awards 2016


Companies are encouraged to nominate for any of this year’s eight award categories

Nominations are now open for the second Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement in association with Raymarine, organised jointly by IBI and METSTRADE. Visitors to the awards’ dedicated website,, are encouraged to nominate for any of this year’s eight award categories by following the quick and easy online process. The prestigious awards recognises and rewards the outstanding business achievements of individuals and teams within a number of key areas in the global leisure boatbuilding industry.

The awards categories are:

  • Retail marketing initiative
  • International distributor/dealer development
  • Boatbuilder and equipment manufacturer collaborative solution
  • Innovative onboard design solution
  • Innovation in a production process
  • Environmental initiative
  • Best apprenticeship and training scheme
  • Lifetime achievement award

Judging for the awards, to take place at a gala dinner on November 16 at the National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam, will be based on nominations submitted via, which will then be scrutinised by a soon-to-be-announced international panel of judges. The shortlisted entries will be invited to attend what promises to be another spectacular evening under the glittering dome of the National Maritime Museum’s historic courtyard.

For more information about the event and how to nominate, visit

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About the Boat Builder Business Achievement Awards

The IBI-METSTRADE Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement are organised jointly by METSTRADE, the world’s leading platform for professionals in the leisure marine equipment industry with its flagship event the METSTRADE Show and Time Inc. (UK) Ltd., the London based publishers of International Boat Industry magazine (IBI). The METSTRADE Show is the world’s largest trade exhibition of equipment, materials and systems for the international marine leisure industry. It is organised by RAI Amsterdam in association with ICOMIA (International Council of Marine Industry Associations). International Boat Industry (IBI), which was established in 1968, is the leading business-to-business magazine and website ( covering the global recreational marine trade.

Note to the editor (not for publication):
For more information, please contact the Brand Marketing Manager: Petra IJmker

+31 (0)6 120 11 899

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