NMEA 2019 Technology Award Nomination Form


Rules for nominating product for the 2019 NMEA Technology Award

  1. Only NMEA Manufacturer member companies in good standing can enter a product.
  2. The nominated product must be sold under the nominating manufacturer’s brand name.
  3. The nominated product must have been initially released for sale and shipped after June 30 2017 and prior to June 30 2019.
  4. Only one product may be nominated per NMEA manufacturer.
  5. The product nominated for the NMEA Technology Award may also be nominated in one NMEA Product of Excellence Award category.
  6. Judging of the nominated products will take place during exhibit hours at the NMEA annual conference by an independent committee.
  7. A nominated product using NMEA 0183 as the data interface must utilize RS-422 (not RS-232).
  8. A product using NMEA 2000 as a data interface must be NMEA 2000 Certified or have been submitted for Certification to NMEA prior to August 30th, 2019.  Additionally, complex products such as autopilots, must have all system components NMEA 2000 certified or have been submitted for Certification to NMEA prior to August 30th, 2019.
  9. Manufacturers MUST provide a 100 to 400 word description of the product. This description should include the retail price, the performance and value proposition and a statement describing why the nominated product should be considered for the NMEA Technology Award based on innovation, benefit to boaters, practicality, and value.  Product photos and brochures may be submitted to support your entry. Digital applications in PDF, JPG and YouTube formats are also allowed.
  10. All entries need to be submitted on-line by Friday September 6, 2019
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Nominating Company Name
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100 to 400 Word Product Description
This description should include the retail price, the performance and value proposition and a statement describing why the nominated product should be considered for the NMEA Technology Award.  Product photos, brochures, and videos may be submitted below to support your entry.
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