Tag Archives: Association of Marina Industries

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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IMBC distributes preliminary 2018 conference brochure

The International Marina & Boatyard Conference (IMBC), produced by the Association of Marina Industries (AMI), has published a 24-page preliminary brochure for the Jan. 31 to Feb. 2, 2018, event at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La. The brochure includes information on its more than 20 educational sessions, special networking events such as the popular Social ...

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Intermediate Marina Management summer course offered in Minneapolis

The International Marina Institute, a subsidiary of the Association of Marina Industries, is offering its Intermediate Marina Management course Aug. 14- 17, in Minneapolis in partnership with the Midwest Marina Association. The IMM course is the first step toward earning the Certified Marina Manager or Certified Marina Operator designations. Upon successful completion of the IMM course, students must then attend ...

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2017 Marina Wage Rate Survey open for participation

The Association of Marina Industries and Marina Dock Age magazine have partnered to deliver a survey intended to provide marina managers a means to compare the salaries of their employees to others in the same region and across the nation. The survey will contain information about employee wages and benefits across a range of job categories including general manager, office ...

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AMI releases updated version of Economic Calculator at IMBC

At the International Marina & Boat Yard Conference, the Association of Marina Industries released the second version of its Economic Impact Calculator — a tool that lets a marina input gross revenues to calculate its impact on the local, regional and national economy. Information produced by this model is valuable to marina managers and owners who can use the impact ...

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