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Boat Builder Award for Lifetime achievement - call for nominations

Boat Builder Award for Lifetime achievement - call for nominations

  • 10 August, 2015

The final award category in the inaugural Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement, is arguably the most significant, recognizing as it does one individual’s contribution to our industry. The Lifetime Achievement Award sponsored by Side-Power, honours a person within a boat building company who has made an outstanding contribution in terms of establishing a world-renowned brand that is a leader in its segment. Primarily this award is designed to spotlight a visionary within our industry, a man or woman who has in their own unique way elevated the business they represent. Organisers METSTRADE and IBI call for nominations.

To enter this Award category please submit examples of the above via the Awards’ website, It is free to enter and to nominate for any of the six award categories. Winners will be announced at a glittering gala dinner to take place during the METSTRADE show on November 18 at the National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam.

For more information about any of the award categories, how to submit entries and nominations, and to apply for tickets to the gala dinner, visit

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.

Headline sponsor for the event is Raymarine. Category sponsors include: Saltwater, Lumishore, Ultraflex, Fusion, Whale, and Side-Power.

Note to the editor (not for publication):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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