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AMI launches National Clean Marina Certification program

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Last week, the Association of Marina Industries (AMI) announced its plan to develop a national Clean Marina program. This will be the first national clean marina program of its kind in the United States. It is designed to provide clean marina certifications to marinas in states where no such program currently exists and augment existing state and regional efforts. Its ...

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Virtual AMI Conference allows new opportunities

By Adam Quandt The show must go on. Much like nearly every other association in the boating industry, the Association of Marina Industries (AMI) was faced with a tough decision in its annual AMI Conference & Expo (formerly known as the International Marina and Boatyard Conference and Expo, or IMBC). As the global pandemic continues, AMI made the decision to ...

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AMI annual conferences goes virtual

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In the interest of safety for all conference participants, The Association of Marina Industries (AMI) Conference & Expo has moved to a full virtual event for the February 2021 conference.  AMI has partnered with SpotMe to deliver a fully integrated conference experience, providing one place for all things Conference & Expo related. For the last two decades, SpotMe has been the leading ...

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AMI adds online marina management course

The Association of Marina Industries Training Institute has added an online Intermediate Marina Management (IMM) course to our fall schedule. The IMM is the training institute’s most popular course, which focuses on marina operations, policies and procedures. The online course begins November 11, 2020 and runs through December 10, 2020, holding two classes per week on Wednesdays and Thursdays from ...

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2021 AMI Conference & Expo registration opens

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Registration for the Association of Marina Industries (AMI) Conference & Expo, formerly the International Marina & Boatyard Conference (IMBC), is now open at marinaassociation.org/conferenceandexpo. Entering its 19th year, the conference will be held February 2-4, 2021, at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, FL. AMI is planning a face-to-face event along with a virtual component. Full face-to-face conference fees begin at $399 ...

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IBEX announces 2019 Super Sessions and special events

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced today a series of Super Sessions and special events, as part of its Education Conference. The Super Sessions are hosted by exhibiting companies and industry associations to offer in-depth training and topic-specific learning. These pre-conference Super Sessions take place Sunday and Monday (September 29-30), prior to the opening of the IBEX Exhibit ...

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IMBC issues call for presenters

The International Marina and Boatyard Conference has posted a "Call for Presenters" on its website.  The conference, produced by the Association of Marina Industries (AMI), is scheduled for Jan. 14 - 16, 2020, at the Broward County Convention Center, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Presentations should be designed for beginner to advanced levels of experience without overt company or product promotions.  Submissions ...

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MRAA, NMMA, RIMTA publish guide to growing the workforce

Today, as the result of a yearlong collaborative effort, the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas, the National Marine Manufacturers Association and the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association announced the release of “10+1 Strategy: A Marine Industry Guide to Growing the Workforce.” Endorsed by 25 national, regional and state trade associations, the “10+1 Strategy: Marine Industry Guide to Growing the ...

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AMI joins the Outdoor Recreation Industry Roundtable

The Association of Marina Industries announced its membership to the Outdoor Recreation Industry Roundtable. AMI joins America's outdoor recreation leaders and other marine industry associations to promote the growth of the outdoor recreation economy, through policy and legislative reform. ORIR strives to achieve the following: Ensure the primary drivers of the outdoor recreation economy across the U.S. are recognized; Foster ...

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