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AMI kicks off annual conference

The Association of Marina Industries (AMI) officially kicked off its annual Conference and Expo January 30, at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Fla. On Jan. 30, AMI hosted three comprehensive pre-conference educational events as well as a marina and boatyard study tour on Monday, January 30, prior to the Opening Reception in the exhibit hall. The three educational sessions ...

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AMI Conference to feature ‘Future of Boat Design’ panel

The AMI Conference & Expo recently announced a general session panel on the future of boat and engine manufacturing, taking place at this year's conference. The panel is comprised of leaders in the boat and engine manufacturing space. This session, moderated by Katheryn Burchett, COO, Safe Harbor Marinas, will feature Alex Cattelan, CTO, Brunswick Group; Sean Marrero, chief strategy officer ...

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AMI updates, expands professional training

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The Association of Marina Industries has added several sessions to its internationally recognized two-steptraining program to become a Certified Marina Manager (CMM) or Certified Marina Operator (CMO). Newcourse work includes topics such Master Planning & Permitting, Personal Development & Leadership andRetaining your Team. Coursework can be done either virtually or in person. Marina or Hospitality industry employees with at least ...

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AMI announces 2023 keynote speaker

Marilyn Sherman, a national and international motivational speaker and book author, will deliver theopening keynote address at the Association of Marina Industries (AMI) Conference & Expo, scheduled for January 30 - February 1, 2023, at the Ocean Center, Daytona Beach, FL. Her presentation, sponsored by Suntec Marinas, "Front Row Leadership: How Top Performers Never Settle For Balcony Seats,” will be ...

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AMI opens registration for 2023 conference

Registration for the Association of Marina Industries (AMI) Conference & Expo, formerly the International Marina & Boatyard Conference (IMBC), is now open. Entering its 21st year, the conference will be held January 30 – February 1, 2023, at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Fla. AMI is planning a face-to-face event in 2022. Conference fees begin at $399 and include ...

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AMI salutes women in leadership

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The Association of Marina Industries recently offered a salute to its women leaders during Women’s History Month. Seven of AMI’s 19 directors are women, including Marieke van Peer, who this year became the first woman to take a seat on the organization’s executive team. In addition, AMI has four women in key roles on its staff. This is a noteworthy ...

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AMI announces new alliance with AAHPA

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The Association of Marina Industries (AMI) recently announced Alaska Association of Harbormasters & Port Administrators (AAHPA) as its newest membership alliance. Now all AAHPA marina members are also AMI members as a part of their AAHPA membership. This means AAHPA members will now have access to all AMI services, products and benefits in addition to those they already receive from ...

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AMI names new CMM, CMO and board members

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The Association of Marina Industries (AMI) Training Institute held its awards ceremony for new Certified Marina Managers (CMMs) and Certified Marina Operators (CMOs) Wednesday, February 2, at the annual AMI Conference & Expo held in Daytona Beach, Florida. This year the institute welcomed sixteen new CMMs and three new CMOs to this elite group of marina management professionals. There are ...

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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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