Innovation Awards

Entries are now being accepted for the 2016 Miami International Boat Show Innovation Awards. Please email Rachel Timko to request an online application.  Please include your company name and booth number in this email. Entry deadline is January 6, 2016.

Learn about the Innovation Awards HERE.

How to Enter:

1.) Review the 2016 Rules & Regulations to confirm product is valid for entry.

2.) Email Rachel Timko the contracted company name and booth number to receive the online entry form.

3.) Complete and submit entry form.

Due at time of entry:
-Selection of one Product Category
-Provide Product Description (maximum 250 words). This is read by the judges prior to show site. This description should clearly illustrate the innovation. Do not include promotional language about the company. Focus on describing the unique features of the product.
-Submit payment by credit card or electronic check ($340 NMMA member/ $400 non-member)

4.) After entry has been submitted a Dropbox invitation will be sent via email. Please allow up to 48 hours after entry has been submitted. Accept the invitation and upload the product photo, company logo and product video (required) and additional supporting material (photos, brochures, articles). Access to the Dropbox folder will close January 6, 2016. Materials will not be accepted after the folder closes.

5.) Ship product (if possible). Products that are shippable must be mailed with the program shipping label attached. Shipping labels will be provided by NMMA.

6.) Schedule onsite meeting which will occur Tuesday, February 9 or Wednesday, February 10, 2016.


New Requiment: Provide a Product Video

Product videos will be uploaded to the unique Dropbox folder provided by NMMA after the online entry form is submitted. No specific file format is required.

The video, lasting no longer than three minutes, should showcase the innovative features of the product in a succinct manner. The video can demonstrate how the product works or simply highlight the innovation(s). The video will be viewed by the judges only. Please do not submit a promotional video. Production quality is not judged.

View a product video from a past Innovation Award receipient.

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