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UGO TABLET WINS BEST NEW OPERATIONS, SAFETY AND MAINTENANCE PRODUCT AWARD AND BEST PRODUCT OVERALL IN THE NEWPORT FOR NEW PRODUCTS TM PROGRAM

Published: Monday, October 7, 2019

Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced today the ugo tablet, presented by ugo wear, was named the 2019 Newport International Boat Show Newport For New Products TM (NFNP) award winner for Best New Product for Operations, Safety and Maintenance and Best Product Overall. The NFNP Awards are a highlight of the industry and are open to domestic and foreign products launched in the U.S. after April 1, 2019 that made their boat show debut at Newport. Judged on Thursday, September 12 th , during the opening day of the Show, the ugo tablet was selected by a team of industry experts on the basis of innovation, value to the consumer, safety and aesthetics.

On selecting the ugo tablet, expert comments included: “What’s every boater’s nightmare – getting your phone or tablet wet, or worse – dropping them overboard. The winner of the 2019 award for Best Boating Product addresses this concern with what its makers claim is the ‘most reliable dry bag on the planet.’ We admired the R&D which went into the product, the welded seams, the wetsuit zippers and more. You can put your tablet, your phone, your papers into this case and they will stay dry. And it floats!”

The Newport International Boat Show is one of the largest in-water boat shows in the country, the event hosts nearly 600 exhibitors from around the world with an exceptional assortment of boats of every type and style from 15 to 90 feet, and a wide variety of accessories, equipment, electronics, gear and services for boaters. For more information on the 49 th Annual Newport International Boat Show and the 14 th annual Newport For New Products awards, please visit www.newportboatshow.com.


tags: East Coast, Accessories, Awards, Boat Show

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