Debbie Harewood

As Director of Shows Administration for a full range of shows, I lead, direct, coordinate and supervise, administrative and support services teams for multiple projects. With 25+ years in the boating industry I have experience working with many internal and external departments assisting in bringing goals too completion. Developing, overseeing and administering new and existing programs to meet the goals of the department and ultimately the Association.

I am known as the fixer.  Strong problem solving and organizational abilities. Resourceful, decision maker and critical thinker with visions of the broader picture and the bottom line.  Results Driven.  Utilizing my strengths to provide solutions allowing others to develop their style while maintaining integrity to all projects and teams. Assessing the need of others while providing training for employee growth to help individuals realize their potential.

Working with the country’s leading Trade Association dedicated to promoting and protecting the recreational boating industry. I am known for problem solving, time management, organizing and dedication to the goals of the Association while actively researching and analyzing new technologies in a fast paced environment.

Working to improve the experience, knowledge and relationships of our members through a wide array of resources (consumer boat shows, educational programs and public advocacy) helping them achieve financial success and stability.