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IBEX 2024 – International Boat Builders’ Exhibition & Conference

October 1 @ 9:00 AM - October 3 @ 3:00 PM


Join Black Label Marine Group at IBEX: The Forefront of Marine Innovation and Expertise

Black Label Marine Group is excited to attend IBEX 2024, the world’s leading technical forum for professionals in boat building, design, repair, and surveying.
Located in Tampa, FL, IBEX stands as a beacon of innovation and expertise in the marine industry.

Why go to IBEX?

  • A Hub of Innovation: Discover cutting-edge products and processes revolutionizing boat building.
  • Educational Excellence: Benefit from a prestigious education conference featuring world-class experts.
  • Unparalleled Networking: Connect with industry leaders, forge new partnerships, and meet potential customers.

As attendees, we at Black Label Marine Group are eager to immerse ourselves in the wealth of knowledge and innovation IBEX offers. We’ll be exploring the latest advancements, participating in educational seminars, and engaging in interactive workshops. This is more than an event; it’s a unique platform for business growth, idea exchange, and driving new product development.

Exhibitors: IBEX is your stage to shine – showcase your latest offerings, connect with key players in the industry, and stay abreast of emerging trends. It’s an opportunity to not only display your innovations but also to be inspired by others.

Shaping the Future of Boating Don’t miss this unparalleled opportunity to be part of a community that’s shaping the future of boating. Whether you’re looking to showcase your latest products, seeking new partnerships, or eager to learn from the best in the industry, IBEX is the place to be. We look forward to seeing you there and collaborating to drive the marine industry forward!


If you build, design, service, or sell boats or marine products, IBEX is your must-attend marine industry event. North America’s leading technical boat-building showcase, IBEX delivers a unique forum where the marine industry can do business, share ideas, and accelerate new product development. Don’t miss the opportunity to do business with the entire marine industry.

Vision Statement
IBEX: Where Better Boats Begin.
Mission Statement
IBEX is a highly focused marine technology trade show dedicated to advancing the business of boating.

IBEX Education Conference

The IBEX Education Conference is brought to you by industry experts, our education partners, and exhibitors and offers cutting-edge training and information from core skills to advanced topic discussions. The 2024 Education Conference will include the Pre-Conference Sessions on Monday, September 30, 2024 and the Seminar Series and Tech Talk Workshops held during the show dates October 1 – 3, 2024.

Dates & Location

The 2024 IBEX Show will be held at the Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, FL USA. The show dates are October 1 – 3, 2024, with the Pre-Conference Sessions taking place Monday September 30, 2024.

Show Hours (all times in Eastern Time Zone or UTC -4:00):

Monday Pre-Conference Day, 9/30, 8 am – 6 pm

1st Floor Exhibits: Tuesday, October 1 & Wednesday, October 2: 9 am – 6 pm; Thursday, October 3: 9 am – 3 pm

2nd Floor Exhibits: Tuesday, October 1 & Wednesday, October 2: 9 am – 6 pm; Thursday, October 3: 9 am – 3 pm

3rd Floor Exhibits: Tuesday October 1 & Wednesday, October 2: 10 am – 6 pm; Thursday, October 3: 10 am – 3 pm

Admission Policy

IBEX is for the TRADE ONLY, and is not open to the general public.
No one under 18 years of age—including infants—will be admitted.
IBEX reserves the right to request picture identification to verify age.
There are no exceptions to our age policy.

Exhibit Hall Badges—FREE To Qualified Marine Industry Professionals Who Pre-Register

IBEX is a trade-only event. It is not open to the general public.
All qualified marine industry professionals are welcome to attend IBEX.

Photography & A/V Recording Policy

Due to the large number of proprietary new products and prototypes being displayed at IBEX, the taking of photographs and video in the exhibition hall is restricted. You must have a press badge and/or have prior written approval to use a camera on the show floor. To obtain permission for on-site photography and video, please contact Andrew Golden at agolden@rushtongregory.com. Exhibitors retain the right to restrict photography of their products or displays, and such decisions are within the discretion of the exhibitor and are not controlled by IBEX. If you use a camera without permission, you will be escorted off the show floor and your badge will be confiscated. In addition, IBEX speakers and attendees are encouraged to openly discuss proprietary matters; therefore audio or video recording of IBEX seminars is strictly prohibited.

Future IBEX Dates

IBEX 2024 | October 1-2-3, 2024, Tampa, FL

IBEX 2025 |  Oct 7-8-9, 2025, Tampa, FL

IBEX 2026 | Oct 6-7-8, 2026, Tampa, FL

IBEX 2027 | Oct 4-5-6, 2027, Tampa, FL

IBEX 2028  | Oct 3-4-5, 2028, Tampa, FL

All dates are a Tuesday through Thursday pattern, with a Monday Pre-Conference.
Location: Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, Florida, USA


October 1 @ 9:00 AM
October 3 @ 3:00 PM
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National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA)
(312) 946-6200
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Tampa Convention Center
333 S Franklin St
Tampa, FL 33602 United States
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(813) 274-8511
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