Powerboat-World.com
 
 
News Home Video Gallery Newsletters Features FishingBoating Photo Gallery Sail-World Australia Australian Cruising
MarineBusiness-World
Sail-World.com : Marine13 - book for 'the best B2B event in the region'
Marine13 - book for 'the best B2B event in the region'

'Darling Harbour will be the venue of Marine13.'    BIA NSW    Click Here to view large photo

Marine13 is anticipated to be the most important business-to-business event for the marine industry in Australia as well as the SE Asia/SW Pacific region in 2013. The conference will provide an expansive program of more than 50 sessions across two full days, 28-30 April 2013.

According to organisers, BIAA and Marina Industries Association, 'Marine13 will explain current trends in consumer behaviour, examine ways for marine businesses to harness the online world, deliver practical guidance on tackling development and planning problems, show how to drive business from boat show investments, provide tools to connect with non-boaters and convert them'.


With a theme of 'Boating for the Future', Marine13 is all about setting a new course for the industry, providing the resources to stay on track and sustain a successful marine industry.

An extensive panel of highly experienced, knowledgeable and international speakers, from the marine industry, retail, marketing, social media and other consumer sectors, will provide the gamut of practical information and tools relevant to whatever field you’re in.

'If you represent a brand, marina or event, sell B2B, or direct to consumers, you will benefit from the range of expertise of these leading professionals who will be sharing their insight on how to operate in business in a cluttered, complicated environment,' says Nik Parker, general manager at the BIAA.

Marshalling the world’s top marine industry proponents and speakers from diverse business backgrounds to inject some perspective on consumer and global trends – social media, branding, e-tail and demographics – organisers have come up with a program that is replete with insight and information hot and first-hand from the experts.

To date, confirmed speakers include: Everett Babbitt, President & CEO, Bellingham Marine; Malcolm Page, double Olympic Gold medallist, seven-time World Champion 470 sailor and now Yachting Australia Discover Sailing Ambassador.


Peter Corcoran, Director of Maritime Safety, Transport Safety Victoria; Kevin Chandler – founder of Chandler Macleod Group, on hiring and retaining top talent and succession planning; Ian Mayer, MD of Chatswood Toyota, speaking on how to deliver repeat customer business and drive income/profit from the service centre.

Thom Dammrich, President of the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) will speak on the topic 'Engaging Boaters of Today and Tomorrow'.

Jeff Hoedt – Head of Boating Safety, US Coast Guard, will be speaking on striking the balance between education and regulation and Ed Mahoney, Head of Recreational Marine Research Centre, Michigan State Uni, will present his insight on communicating the economic value of boating.

Darren Vaux, Director of Bobbin Head Marina, will be speaking on managing emergencies, particularly fire; Mark Thompson from NZ Maritime and Peter Keyes of Marine and Safety Tas (MAST) are speaking on fast craft development and human interactions.

John Winning, CEO of Appliances Online will share his intimate knowledge on how he established an online business and built it up from the ground to become arguably one of Australia’s most successful online retailers.

John Winning -  Marine 13   Click Here to view large photo
John Spragg, JohnHogan and John La Man will speak on marina maintenance, outlining key considerations and how to evaluate your investment, and Neal Moodie, National Manager Marine Weather Services, BoM, will speak on ocean weather forecasting.

As Principal Partner of Marine13, Transport for NSW will join with other marine safety agencies, including Safety Stream sponsor AMSA, to cover the latest thinking in risk management, commercial vessel regulation and user responsibility.

What Women Want panel discussion
Then there will be an informative and no doubt feisty panel discussion on the crucial value of women and families in the approach of recreational boating and its marketing in a session ambitiously called 'Empowering women in boating: who really makes the decisions?', featuring authors, journalists and researchers.

'There’s a lot more to it than running an ad in pink,' says Darren Finklestein, who will take his place among the female marketing experts on the panel and is quite content to be the 'token bloke'.

Darren runs St Kilda Marina and has been in the brokerage business for 10 years and in boating since he was a boy. He believes boating is egalitarian and doesn’t belong to any or demographic or gender.

'Boating is inclusive. There’s something for everybody and it should be promoted as fun for all.'

As well as operating his brokerage, Darren spent many years in senior management with Apple, one of the world’s most versatile and progressive consumer companies and has written a book called 'Honey, Let’s Buy a Boat' – launched in October 2012 and 'going great guns' – a summation of many years figuring out the ins and outs of what buyers big and small, seasoned and novice want to know about getting in to boating.

'Honey, let’s buy a BOAT!' is a 360-page book packed with useful information. -  Darren Finkelstein   Click Here to view large photo

Darren admits to being slightly daunted about being on a panel titled 'What Women Want', but he comes well equipped with reams of research and personal coaching from his wife, who works for Women Leadership Australia, an organisation which supports equity and opportunity for women.

'One thing I have learned over the years is that everybody, male or female, is an individual. The onus is on us as skilled professionals to tailor our sales approach to each person, whether they be part of a couple, family or any variation on those.

'It’s really a life lesson, that people come in all varieties and we have to personalise our service to their requirements and preferences.'

The other key member of the panel is Karen Phillips, PR dynamo, professional MC, founder of Early Risers networking events and author of best-selling tome, 'Women’s Words of Wisdom, Power & Passion' – a collection of the advice and anecdotes from 50 of Australia’s best known women, from Wildlife Warrior, Terri Irwin and model, Miranda Kerr to the PM herself.

In demand for her corporate coaching and assistance with branding and strategy with multinationals and businesses all over Australia, Karen has recently completed research on the conundrum of What Women Want from surveys and testimonials from women of all walks of life. She will be a witty and wise panellist with the credentials to shed light on how companies can leverage female consumers appetite for quality, value and family-friendly offerings.

Multiple Delegate Registration Incentive
In response to strong support from the boating, marinas and boating safety sectors for the expansive program of the Marine13 International Conference and Exhibition, organisers are offering a pricing plan to ensure organisations registering multiple delegates benefit from attractive incentives with savings of 10%, 20% and 30% for second, third and fourth delegates from the one business or organisation.

'There will be nowhere else in 2013 to get such a diverse range of business support delivered directly to the industry,' says Nik Parker.

'Being at Marine13 is a must if you are serious about tackling the issues facing our industry – those topics we are continually discussing in the media, in association meetings, in the boat yard or dealership, day-in-day-out.

'See you in Sydney 28-30 April!'

More at marine13.com

   Marine13  


by Jeni Bone

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.powerboat-world.com/index.cfm?nid=105735

9:46 PM Sat 19 Jan 2013GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.


Related News Stories:

19 Dec 2012  Marine13 – programmed to inspire
11 Dec 2012  International meetings building around Marine13
29 Nov 2012  Marine 13 expects world class presenters to energise businesses
29 Nov 2012  Marine13 Business to Business Program builds momentum
19 Nov 2012  Multiple delegate registration incentive for Marine13







Power Boat News

Aquabike World Champion – French trio Jean-Baptiste Botti, Jeremy Poret and Jennifer Menard completed the clean sweep in heat 1 winning in Runabout and Ski, with Rok Florjancic edging past brother Nac in Freestyle. ... [more]  

A great day on the water is a safe day and this will be the emphasis of a safety partnership between the Boating Industry Association (BIA) and Transport for NSW at the Sydney Trailer Boat Show. Trailer boats are the most popular type of vessel countrywide and for good reason; they are more affordable and provide more options than larger craft to enjoy a range of waterways. ... [more]  

The Australian V8 Superboat Championships will return to its unofficial home at Max Hire Park in Temora on March 7 for the first round of the 2015 season, promising another exciting battle between the country’s best drivers. ... [more]  

Fountaine Pajot Motor Yachts has announced an incredible deal on its new Summerland 40 Long Range (LR) power catamaran, offering a free upgrade package worth almost AUD$50,000 for orders placed before 30 June, 2015. ... [more]  

Perfect weather conditions over the weekend of February 7 & eighth saw nearly 150 entries in the 2015 Inaugural Port Stephens Family Fishing Competition, sponsored by Soldiers Point Marina, Pantaenius Sail and Motor Yacht Insurance and Ibis Styles Salamander Shores. ... [more]  

Aquabike World Champion season-opener - Fifty eight riders from 18 countries, including a raft of World Champions past and present and a host of talented new riders across the categories, took to the waters of Doha Bay for the first official practice sessions at the Grand Prix of Qatar. ... [more]  

UIM XCAT World Series – Great coverage of the opening round in Fujairah ... [more]  

UIM XCAT World Series – Photo highlights by Karien Jonckheere - thewppa.com
UIM XCAT World Series – Great coverage of the opening round in Fujairah ... [more]  

UIM XCAT World Series – Great coverage of the opening round in Fujairah ... [more]  

Sirocco Marine, exclusive distributor for the BRIG brand of premium RIBS in Australia, recently took to local waters to shoot a lifestyle-themed brochure for its current range. ... [more]  

New WA home for BRIG by Sirocco Marine
South Fremantle is now home to a new BRIG headquarters, the only authorised BRIG agent in Western Australia. ... [more]  

The Governor of NSW David Hurley is to be the patron of the new Rotary NSW Emergency Services Community Awards which will be launched on Wednesday, March 4, at Government House, Sydney ... [more]  

At the UIM XCAT World Series Hollywood could not have scripted a better race when the first round finally got underway in Fujairah this morning. ... [more]  

UIM XCAT World Series – High winds and rough seas by Karien Jonckheere - thewppa.com
UIM XCAT World Series – Due to high winds and rough seas, safety officers, UIM and WPPA officials deemed the conditions in Fujairah unsafe for racing. As a result the Fujairah GP, which was to take place at 3.30pm this afternoon, has been postponed to 11am tomorrow (Saturday) morning. ... [more]  

Changed boating conditions for Jetty Beach at Coffs Harbour by Transport Roads and Maritime Services
Vessel operators are advised changed boating conditions will be in place around Jetty Beach at Coffs Harbour on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 March for the BCU triathlon swim to take place. ... [more]  

UIM XCAT World Series – In their first ever appearance, Swecat Racing managed to claim a podium spot in today’s Dubai Duty Free Speed Cat Run. They safely negotiated their way through the knockout, head-to-head racing to make it to the final where they came up against formidable opposition in the form of defending Series champions Fazza. ... [more]  

XCAT World Series 2015 – Defending champions Fazza (Arif Al Zaffain and Nadir bin Hendi) will start in the familiar top spot after they recorded the fastest lap in the race for pole position this morning. ... [more]  

UIM XCAT World Series opening round is promising to be a thrilling one if the first Official Practice in Fujairah this afternoon is anything to go by. ... [more]  

XCAT World Series – It’s official. That’s after the final host agreement was signed by HE Dr Saif Al Ketbi (President of the WPPA) and the honourable Mayor of the City of Gold Coast, Tom Tate, in Dubai today in Fujairah this weekend. ... [more]  

XCAT World Series – Having watched the action as spectators in Dubai at the end of 2014, Antony de Fina and Brett Luhrmann are relishing the prospect of getting in the mix as one of four new teams to join the series this weekend. ... [more]  

With shark encounters and bites on the rise, Lindsay Lyon, Shark Advocate and Managing Director of Shark Shield, the world’s only proven shark deterrent technology, provides his tips on preventing a shark attack as the last days of summer roll in. ... [more]  

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and Boating Writers International (BWI) announced today winners of the 2015 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show Innovation Awards, presented during the annual Industry Breakfast at the Miami Beach Convention Center. ... [more]  

UIM XCAT World Series - History will be made in Fujairah next weekend when the World Professional Powerboat Association (WPPA) welcomes the first ever woman driver to the UIM XCAT World Series. The 2015 season will kick off with the opening round in Fujairah from 25 – 27 February with Sweden’s Veronica Olderin behind the wheel of the new Swecat Racing team. ... [more]  

High seas weather warning for Metarea 10 issued by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre Brisbane at 0907 UTC 19 February 2015. Hurricane force wind warning for North Eastern Area. ... [more]  

Pacific Sky Power is launching the Kite Controller, a redesigned reel-bar with a compression winch that maintains equal line lengths throughout the launch and retrieval. For kayaks and canoes, this system enables sailing with a kite. ... [more]  

On a day that a television boating identity advised boaties to ‘give it a miss’, Australian Master Marine seized the opportunity of threatening skies, plenty of wind, swell and whitecaps to conduct sea trials on the first two new boats in its small plate alloy range. ... [more]  

This is an in-water trial set-up, which will involve The Albert Park Yachting and Angling Club (APYAC) assisting Fisheries Victoria and University of Melbourne to load and deploy locally sourced limestone rubble and other materials etc. onto to the seabed ... [more]  

Information provided to the 13 FISH reporting line has led to two men being questioned by Fisheries Victoria for allegedly taking a large numbers of abalone, urchins and periwinkles near Portarlington. ... [more]  

The Maritime Management Centre in NSW is calling on members of the boating public to have their say on a draft paper reviewing lifejacket safety standards in Australia. ... [more]  

For the 2015 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show some of the marine industry’s biggest names have already signed up. In fact, bookings are on par with this time last year – where 307 exhibitors turned out – which bodes well for another bumper event. ... [more]  

UIM Qatar Cup 2015 - Former British Powerboat Champion Richard Carr has hailed the impact and success of the event following its conclusion on the weekend. ... [more]  

A Sunshine Coast driver has had that horrible sinking feeling after his car went under water at a local boat ramp. ... [more]  

RYA Powerboat Racing Awards on Saturday 07 February marked the annual Ceremony where the crème de la crème of the powerboat racing world come together to celebrate their 2014 season success and get their hands on the coveted trophies. ... [more]  

Ben Ainslie Racing announce project to build specialised docking ribs
Updated disposal options for unwanted beacons
Boat Docking Secrets - How to Avoid Springline Snap-back
Club Marine magazine subscribers can win Birthday Bonanza prizes
Changed boating conditions for Triathlon on Cudgen Creek next Sunday
Cowes Torquay Cowes - Every power boat racer wants to be involved!
2015 Club Marine Southern 80 - Action is about to begin
XCAT World Series - Abu Dhabi to host finale
Rarely sighted frilled shark turns up in Victorian waters
RYA Powerboat Racing Awards - Sponsors announced
Inaugural Phuket Yacht Show postponed
Solarshield by Oceanair: Antiglare roller blind for Marine use
Superior SuperElite ends Townsville ramp rage
2014 warmest year since records began + Video
Skydive Dubai XCAT World Series 2015 - Eight stops and four new teams
New Torquay Reef a boost for local jobs and local fishing
Sunstream® introduces Swiftshield™ automatic boat cover
RYA Powerboat Racing Awards Ceremony 2015 - Tickets now on sale
Sea, road and air? Abell Point Marina has you covered
London Boat Show - Come and say hello to Ben Ainslie Racing Team
AMM takes small plate boats upmarket into ‘Sea Class’   
Go on a submarine adventure in a special family fun day at the museum   
Go on undersea adventure in theatre show at National Maritime Museum   
Sail-World.com - Contributors Guidelines *Feature   
Marine Rescue Kioloa and Ulladulla vessels investigate flare sighting   
AMM takes small plate boats upmarket into 'Sea Class'   
Two men and 4-year-old missing on fishing trip off Jervis Bay   
Wish a Marine Rescue NSW volunteer a happy New Year on Sydney Harbour   
Stop thief! Spies nab Spy thieves   
Stop thief! Spies nab Spy thieves   
Torpen International Boats announce launch of Multi23 MKII Trimaran   
Asia Superyacht Rendezvous 2014 - fabulous, darling   
Marine Rescue Batemans Bay brings two home safe on Christmas Eve   
2014 UIM F1 H2O World Championship - Vive La France Chiappe wins   
F1H2O World Championship Grand Prix of Sharjah - Chiappe on pole   
Fischer Panda introduces new marine generator   
Learn to make personal watercraft safety a priority this summer   
Speedboats race with the cloud   
2015 Lakefest Aquatic Week - A week-long celebration of boating   
Seven tips to get more out of a marine survey   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News








Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png   http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL NEW PBW
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT