WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - The 2nd Annual USSA Superyacht Summit, a gathering of regional, national and international superyacht industry partners, will take place on March 24 and 25 at the West Palm Beach Marriott. The two-day event, scheduled for immediately before the Palm Beach International Boat Show, includes professional and personal development programming, networking and action steps for the global superyacht industry.
Attendees may tailor their own experiences from a program selection comprised of exciting presentations and smaller breakout tracks designed to improve the bottom line and promote personal development.
Highlights of the summit include "The Pulse of the Industry;" "Cuba: The Last Frontier;" "Luxury Lifestyle Marketing;" and other current topics of interest. Daily break-out sessions include "Working with Captains;" "The Digital Landscape;" "Business Expansion Strategies;" and other business-building and management topics.
In 2014, attendees from more than 14 U.S. states, including California, Connecticut, Florida, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin, and the District of Columbia, in addition to Canada, Turks & Caicos, United Kingdom and the Marshall Islands, attended the event, representing market sectors including marinas and shipyards, media, designers and engineers, yacht managers and manufacturers, captains, brokers and professional services.
Each day's programming is followed by networking receptions including a cocktail party and tour of Rybovich on Tuesday evening and a poolside reception at the West Palm Beach Marriott on Wednesday.
The 2015 USSA Superyacht Summit is sponsored by The Superyacht Group, AWLGrip, Falvey Yacht Insurance, ALEXSEAL, Raven Offshore Yacht Shipping, United Yacht Transport, MegaYacht News, MHG Insurance Brokers, Palladium Technologies, Tradesmen International, Canvas Designers, C2C, Inc., Celedinas Insurance Group, Savvy Graphics, Cover Guard, Newport Shipyard and Port of Seattle.
Cost: Members $375; Non-Members $425; Association Member Partner $375; Tuesday-One Day Only Member $175; Tuesday-One Day Only Non-Member $195; Wednesday-One Day Only Member $205; Wednesday-One Day Only Non-Member $225.