IBEX Hears Hertz Marine

IBEX Hears Hertz Marine, Company Takes Home 2023 IBEX Innovation Award

HTX 8H S-FL-G Tower Speaker, one of 3 new products to the U.S., Wins Entertainment Category

Tampa, FL – October 2, 2023 – Hertz Marine, a leading marine audio brand, is thrilled to announce its triumphant win at the 2023 International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) in Tampa, Florida. The prestigious event, managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and judged by Boating Writers International (BWI), bestowed upon Hertz Marine the highly coveted Innovation Award in the Entertainment Category. This marks a significant milestone for the company, as it is their first-ever IBEX Innovation Award.


The IBEX Innovation Award winners and honorable mentions were selected from an impressive pool of nearly 100 entries submitted by exhibiting marine industry companies. Hertz Marine’s HTX 8H S-FL-G tower speakers emerged as the undisputed victor in the Entertainment Category. Judge Ryan Gullang, in praise of Hertz Marine’s product, remarked, “Thanks to Hertz’s novel approach to horn design, the HTX 8H S-FL-G tower speakers deliver crystal-clear audio well outside the wake.”

Hertz Marine, a division of Italy’s Elletromedia, seized the opportunity at IBEX to introduce three innovative products to the U.S. market. These products represent Hertz Marine’s commitment to pushing the boundaries of audio technology and providing marine enthusiasts with unparalleled audio experiences. For a comprehensive look at Hertz Marine’s entire lineup of new products for 2023, please refer to the Hertz catalog available on their website.

Hertz Marine President, NAME expressed his gratitude and excitement about the company’s recent achievement, stating, “Winning the 2023 IBEX Innovation Award in the Entertainment Category is a testament to our dedication to innovation and excellence. We are immensely proud of our team’s hard work and creativity in bringing the HTX 8H S-FL-G tower speaker to life. This recognition motivates us to continue setting new industry standards and delivering exceptional audio solutions for marine enthusiasts worldwide.”

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