The Committee for Marine15 International Conference and Trade Exhibition has announced the first keynote speaker for the event 3-5 May 2015. Organising Committee Chair Jeff d’Albora said he was particularly pleased to have secured Bill Yeargin, President and CEO of Correct Craft, an 89 year old marine industry holding company with global operations. Correct Craft’s subsidiaries include Nautique Boats and Aktion Parks.
The Marine Queensland membership ushered in a new leadership team at the 2014 Annual General Meeting held on Friday night at the Brisbane Tinnie and Tackle Show.
The new leadership team elected by the meeting includes a new President, Vice President and three Committee members.
Late in 2013, BIAA conducted its third national State of the Industry survey, reviewing the performance of the boating industry over the last two years and looking ahead at how members view the next 24 months. . Following what we hear was a good summer boating season around the country it can only be hoped that this level of optimism continues throughout the year.