Tag Archives: Brian Dursi

Study reveals economic impact of Newport International Boat Show

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The Newport International Boat Show announced today that the total economic impact on Newport County as a result of this year’s show amounted to $26.1 million, according to an economic impact study conducted by Performance Research. Completed November 2022, the study shows that the Newport International Boat Show draws over 40,000 in attendance, with a vast majority of whom were ...

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Regional pre-apprenticeship program creates extra training model

This month, the  Rhode Island Marine Trades Association coordinated with employers and organizations in the Westerly area to run a three-week Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program. The program's curriculum focused on giving students a baseline of skills so they could move quickly into the workforce and continue training on the job. According to RIMTA's Director of Programs Brian Dursi, the stimulus for ...

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