The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) will hold its annual convention on Tuesday, October 22 through Sunday, October 27, 2002 at the beautiful Sanibel Harbour Resort and Spa in Ft. Myers, Fla. The convention will feature a variety of the marine electronics industry’s top speakers. The exposition will feature new product introductions
from over 45 of the leading electronics manufacturers from the United States and around the world.
Along with traditional annual meetings, Larry Anderson, chairman of the NMEA standards committee, will conduct a dealers-only training session on the NMEA 2000. Insurance guru Ian Greenway will hold an insurance workshop regarding longshore and harbor workers. Steve Spitzer, NMEA Northwest Regional director, and Bruce Cole of Marine Electronics Journal will also be on hand to discuss the new NMEA and Journal websites. There are town new additions to this year’s convention, including a manufacturers roundtable discussion. The second addition is the media roundtable featuring panelists from magazines, agencies and web services.