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AMI Conference & Expo calls for seminar proposals

AIM calls for conference proposals

The Association of Marina Industries (AMI) Conference & Expo, formerly the International Marina & Boatyard Conference or IMBC, has posted a Call for Proposals on its website and social media accounts. Deadline for submitting proposals for consideration is June 1, 2021. The AMI Conference & Expo is scheduled for February 1-3, 2022, in Daytona Beach, Florida. The AMI team is ...

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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

AMI registration opens

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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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 conducting cost of doing business survey

The Association of Marina Industries is conducting a "Cost of Doing Business" survey, the organization’s first since 2000. AMI is asking marinas to submit key financial data, so the organization can report in-depth on the health of the marina industry. Marinas that complete the survey will receive 50 percent off the final Cost of Doing Business Report. The report will ...

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AMI conducting survey on copper antifouling paint

The Association of Marina Industries is gathering information to prepare for discussions with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on future regulations on the use of copper antifouling paint at marina and boatyard facilities.   The AMI has developed a survey for marinas and boatyards to get a better understanding of how boats are launched during the spring season.   If ...

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