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First Annual WorkBoat Environmental Awards to Honor Maritime Businesses and Government Agencies ; Nominations open through October 20

Nominations are being accepted for the International WorkBoat Show's First Annual WorkBoat Environmental Awards, which will recognize businesses and government agencies operating in the U.S. maritime industry that have successfully incorporated environmentally sustainable practices.



    NEW ORLEANS, LA, October 03, 2008 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Nominations are now being accepted for the First Annual WorkBoat Environmental Awards, which will recognize businesses and government agencies operating in the United States maritime industry that have successfully incorporated environmentally sustainable practices into their operations.

The awards will be presented during the 30th Annual International WorkBoat Show, North America's largest maritime trade show and conference, which will be held at the Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, from December 3 through December 5, 2008. The awards are presented by WorkBoat magazine.

To be eligible for the award, businesses and government agencies must be operating in the U.S. maritime market. A committee comprised of industry, environmental, regulatory and media representatives will review applications and select the award recipients based on the following criteria:

1) Successful efforts to incorporate environmentally sustainable practices into maritime/industrial operations;

2) Innovation, leadership and/or commitment towards environmental stewardship; and,

3) Company is in compliance with local, state and federal environmental regulations and requirements.

All applications must be received by Monday, October 20, 2008. For an application or further information, please visit www.WorkBoatShow.com, or contact Lisa Keller at LKeller@Divcom.com.

Finalists will be announced on November 3 on workboat.com and workboatshow.com and in press releases. The awards will be presented during Shipyard Day on Wednesday, December 3, 2008 during the International WorkBoat Show. Award recipients will receive a plaque, recognition in the January issue of WorkBoat magazine, the WorkBoat Show Daily, and publicity on the event and magazine websites, newsletter, and press releases. Case studies from all nominated businesses or government agencies will be included in the awards program on December 3.

The International WorkBoat Show is North America's largest maritime trade show and conference. For 30 years, the WorkBoat Show has proven to be the premier marketplace for businesses working on the coastal, inland and offshore waters. To attend the show, pre-register online at www.workboatshow.com or call 800-454-3007. Pre-registration for the exhibit hall is free, onsite price is $50. To exhibit call Chris Dimmerling at 207-842-5666.

The International WorkBoat show is produced by Diversified Business Communications.

Information Links:
The International WorkBoat Show website: WWW.WORKBOATSHOW.COM

WorkBoat Environmental Award contact: Lisa Keller, Diversified Business
Communications, LKeller@Divcom.com.

Online Registration: www.workboatshow.com/register

New Orleans FAQ's: http://www.workboatshow.com/nofaqs

Travel Information: http://www.workboatshow.com/travelinformation

About International WorkBoat Show

The International WorkBoat Show is North America's largest maritime trade show and conference. For 30 years, the WorkBoat Show has proven to be the premier marketplace for businesses working on the coastal, inland and offshore waters. To attend the show, pre-register online at www.workboatshow.com or call 800-454-3007. Pre-registration for the exhibit hall is free, onsite price is $50. To exhibit call Chris Dimmerling at 207-842-5666. The International WorkBoat show is produced by Diversified Business Communications.

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