40 episodes

A podcast that visits with top marine dealers, executives, and leaders to learn more about trends and issues affecting the boating industry.

Boating Industry Insider Podcast Boating Industry Insider Podcast

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A podcast that visits with top marine dealers, executives, and leaders to learn more about trends and issues affecting the boating industry.

    Musing about Miami with Editor-in-Chief Adam Quandt

    Musing about Miami with Editor-in-Chief Adam Quandt

    The 2024 Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show was a big success and Boating Industry editor-in-chief Adam Quandt was there. He joins David Gee to talk top line takeaways, headwinds, tailwinds, sales numbers and forecasts, new products, sustainability and more. Adam was also an NMMA Innovation Awards judge in Miami and he'll discuss that, as well as provide some information about the next Boating Industry Elevate Summit Conference in Charlotte.

    • 24 min
    Brunswick - and the broader boating industry

    Brunswick - and the broader boating industry

    How does the CEO of the largest maker of recreational boats in the world see 2023? What lies ahead in 2024? Where are the headwinds coming from - and the tailwinds? Are there still lessons to be learned from the pandemic? Which categories are flourishing - and languishing? Is the industry doing enough to create the next generation of boaters? Join Boating Industry Insider host David Gee as he welcomes Brunswick Chief Executive Officer David Foulkes and Aine Denari, President, Brunswick Boat Group, to discuss these issues - and more. Their insights will better prepare you for a happy new year.

    • 18 min
    ”The Boat Boss” Kim Sweers

    ”The Boat Boss” Kim Sweers

    Kim Sweers isn't just the dealer principal at Top 100 FB Marine Group in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, she's also The Boat Boss. It's a multimedia platform utilizing podcasts, videos and other content all designed to promote recreational boating and the boating lifestyle. In this Boating Industry Insider podcast, she and host David Gee talk about her corporate background and how she got involved in boating, lessons from the pandemic, what 2023 has been like and what she expects from 2024. She also gives a sneak peek into her women in the marine industry breakout session talk, "How to get a seat at the table," at the upcoming Boating Industry ELEVATE Summit Conference in Dallas, Texas, November 5,6, and 7.  

    • 27 min
    Let’s talk boat building with serial boat builder Mark Overybe

    Let’s talk boat building with serial boat builder Mark Overybe

    What has the 2023 season been like for manufacturers in the recreational boating industry? What potential challenges and opportunities lie ahead in 2024 - and beyond? What does it mean for a boat builder to be a good partner with dealers? How has the production landscape changed? Join Boating Industry Insider host David Gee as he brings in the perspective of Anthem Marine CEO Mark Overbye for the answers to these questions and more. Overbye, a contributor to Boating Industry, is a championship winning water skier and has been involved with Supra, Moomba, Gekko, Montara Boats and is now building aluminum wake surf boats with Anthem Marine.

    • 21 min
    Becoming a sales detective to find more sales

    Becoming a sales detective to find more sales

    Are you a sales detective, or still stuck peddling products while spewing out features and specs? Today the highest performing salespeople aren't solution selling. They're actively engaged in problem finding, taking prospects through a discovery process. In this Boating Industry Insider episode, host David Gee talks with technologist, inventor and serial sales platform start-up leader Lief Larson about the state of the sales landscape; new tools, new technologies, new methodologies and whether sales people have kept pace. Find out how - and why - the top 20% of sales professionals are outperforming the bottom 50% combined.

    • 21 min
    Boat Sales with Info-Link’s Jack Ellis

    Boat Sales with Info-Link’s Jack Ellis

    Boat sales. Everyone's favorite subject, right?! Jack Ellis, founder of Florida-based marketing and data-services company Info-Link doesn't sell boats for a living. But he does track boat sales for a living. And in this Boating Industry Insider podcast episode from the recent Miami International Boat Show host David Gee will ask Jack about the last couple of years in the recreational boating industry, what 2023 might have in store, and what might happen with all of those new boat owners that came into boating during the pandemic. Also find out why Jack calls this a "market of multiple segments."

    • 17 min

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