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MTAM hosts orientation day

The Marine Trades Association of Maryland (MTAM) in partnership with the Annapolis School of Seamanship recently held their fourth annual Industry Orientation Day in Annapolis, Maryland. Candidates chosen to participate in the orientation event enjoyed a day of informational presentations from industry professionals and guided tours of two local marine businesses. The Orientation Day was designed to familiarize the candidates with ...

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ABYC works toward apprenticeship program in Maryland

On Feb. 1, the American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) hosted eight marine industry employers, two representatives from Anne Arundel Community College (AACC), and the workforce development team from the Marine Trades Association of Maryland (MTAM) to discuss the creation of a marine industry apprenticeship program in the state of Maryland. ABYC has recently developed a wide scoped, entry level ...

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Marine Trades Association of Maryland elects board

The Marine Trades Association of Maryland has elected John Norton, Annapolis Harbor Boatyard, to a two-year term president. "I look forward to serving with this diverse group and working together to promote Maryland’s marine industry and its professional and boating interests," Norton said. "Maryland is the best destination for recreational boating as well as those working in the maritime industry ...

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The Workforce Crisis: Government funding builds local training programs

While many government training programs have been less than successful, the government can help address the workforce shortages by advocating for and utilizing funding – specifically on the state and local level. The Rhode Island Marine Trades Association offers a pre-apprenticeship program, funded by Real Jobs Rhode Island, to help provide Rhode Island residents 18 and over earn skills needed ...

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The Workforce Crisis: Marine trades association education opens youth to industry

One challenge the industry faces is a lack of awareness of the open jobs in marine trades and the lifelong careers they build. Marine trades associations can introduce young people to the boating industry through a variety of educational programs.  The Rhode Island Marine Trades Association offers a summer marketing internship and a youth summer boatbuilding program to reach these ...

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Marine Trades Association of Maryland hires new workforce program manager

The Marine Trades Association of Maryland announced Friday the appointment of Lauri A. Petroy to head the organization’s workforce development initiative. The program manager position is responsible for the development of a comprehensive marketing and outreach campaign to increase awareness of viable career pathways in the marine industry, the recruitment of new and experienced workers to jobs in the boating ...

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Mid-Atlantic Superyacht Marketing Committee aims to increase business along Chesapeake Bay coastline

In an effort to increase business and attract boaters to Chesapeake Bay, 14 regional organizations have come together to form The Mid-Atlantic Superyacht Marketing Committee working with the United States Superyacht Association. Comprised of representatives from Avon-Dixon Insurance Agency, Baltimore Marine Centers, Cape Charles Yacht Center, Chesapeake Bay Magazine, Coastal Properties, Marinalife Magazine, Marine Trades Association of Maryland, National Harbor, ...

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Maryland trade group elects new president, board members

The Marine Trades Association of Maryland has elected Eric Bradley, Oasis Marinas, to serve as president of the statewide organization.  This is the first year of a two year term as President of the Association. "I look forward to serving with this diverse group and working together to promote Maryland’s marine industry and its boating interests," Bradley said. "Maryland is ...

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