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Miami International Boat Show Innovation Awards

2019 Miami Innovation Awards

Entry to the 2019 Miami Innovation Awards is OPEN! The Innovation Awards, managed by NMMA and judged by Boating Writers International, is one of the industry’s most prestigious honors recognizing manufacturers and suppliers who bring new, innovative products for the boating industry to market.

Entry Details: Entry is open to contracted Miami Boat Show exhibitors who meet all requirements outlined in the Rules & Regulations.

Entry Deadline: January 11, 2019. Awards will be presented during the Innovation Breakfast on Friday, February 15, 2019.

Entry Steps:

1.) Email Rachel Harmon your contracted company name and booth number to receive the online entry form.

2.) Complete and submit electronic entry form; including-

• Selection of one Product Category

• Product Description (maximum 250 words). Description should clearly illustrate the innovation and how it works. Do not include promotional language about the company. Focus on describing the unique features of the product.

• Payment - $350 NMMA member/ $400 non-member per product

3.) Accept Dropbox invitiation that will be provided within 48 hours of entry. Upload the REQUIRED product photo, company logo and product video; along with any additional supporting material (photos, brochures, articles). Access to the folder will close January 11, 2019. Materials will not be accepted after the folder closes.

4.) Ensure an onsite representative is available to meet with the judges’ Tuesday, February 12 and Wednesday, February 13. This meeting will be scheduled closer to the show and will require the physical product to be on hand.


Questions? Contact Rachel Harmon, Project Manager at

Innovation Award Information

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