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The Innovation Awards, managed by NMMA and judged by Boating Writers International, is one of the industry’s most prestigious honors recognizing manufacturers and suppliers who bring new, innovative products for the boating industry to market.

Program Details:

Entry to the 2024 Miami Innovation Awards program will open in November 2023.

The program is open to all contracted Discover Boating® Miami International Boat Show®  exhibitors who meet all requirements outlined in the Rules & Regulations. Product(s) can only be entered in one product category. Entry must be received by the program deadline for consideration.

Entry Steps:

1. Complete the Official Product Entry Form by January 8, 2024.

2. Remit entry fee upon receipt of invoice (NMMA Member: $450 / Non-Member: $550).

3. Upload required materials via Egnyte file share. Following the submission of the online entry form, the main contact will be provided a link to upload required materials to Egnyte file share (please allow up to 48 hours after entry). Upload the REQUIRED product photo, company logo, and product video, along with any additional supporting material (photos, brochures, articles).

Access to the folder will close on January 11, 2024. Materials will not be accepted after this deadline.

4. Meet with the judging panel. Ensure an onsite representative is available to meet with the judges February 11-12, 2024. This meeting will be scheduled closer to the show and will require the physical product to be onsite.

Innovation Awards Documents: 

2024 Offifical Product Entry Form2024 Product Categories  | 2024 Rules and Regulations 

Awards Presentation:

Awards will be presented during the Miami Industry Breakfast taking place on Thursday, February 15, 2024 at 8am in the Miami Beach Convention Center.

Learn more about the Innovation Awards Program.

See past winners.

Questions? Please contact Megan Davisson, [email protected].


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