MBIA Announces recipients of 2014 Lighthouse Awards

Livonia, Mich., December 12, 2014 Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA) honored two great contributors to the marine industry with prestigious Lighthouse Awards in appreciation for their extraordinary efforts in 2014. The awards were made at the MBIA Awards Lunch held December 11 during the Recreational Boating Educational Conference in Lansing, Mich.The two individuals were: Tim [...]

2016-10-26T09:16:15+00:00 April 23rd, 2015|Categories: Boating|Tags: , , , , , , |

Increased Sales From Detroit Boat Show!

The Detroit Boat Show wrapped up its nine day run at Cobo Center Sunday, February 22. Show management reported attendance was nearly the same as in 2014 despite the poor weather conditions. Among those who came, many were buyers which pleased exhibitors who reported strong sales and positive consumer confidence. “Positive dealer comments lead us to believe [...]

2016-10-26T09:14:14+00:00 February 26th, 2015|Categories: Boating|Tags: , , , , |

Economic Outlook is Good

Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA) has published the following in regards to Michigan economy and how it is impacting the boating industry. Speakers addressing the annual University of Michigan Research Seminar in Quantitative Economics in Ann Arbor told attendees the economic outlook for the coming two years was, in their opinion, optimistic. The speakers noted the [...]

2016-10-26T09:14:14+00:00 February 19th, 2015|Categories: Boating|Tags: , , , |

Michigan’s Recreational Boating Industries Educational Foundation Re-Launch Announced

The Recreational Boating Industries Educational Foundation (RBIEF) Board of Directors is proud to announce a new direction for the foundation, which was established in 1986 by the Michigan Boating Industries Association, and has the mission to advance, promote and protect the recreational marine industry in Michigan. “In our efforts to advance the industry through our Foundation, [...]

2016-10-26T09:14:15+00:00 January 8th, 2015|Categories: Boating|Tags: , , , , , , |

New Year’s Resolutions We Can Keep

New Year’s Resolutions We Can Keep ‘Tis the season to make New Year’s resolutions. Most resolutions relate to changing bad habits or attempting to change negative aspects of our lives. It’s time to put a more positive spin onto this time honored tradition and create a list built to bring positive aspects to your life. Spend quality [...]