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MarineMax partners with Junior Achievement of South Florida

MarineMax recently announced a partnership with Junior Achievement (JA) of South Florida, a non-profit organization focused on youth workforce readiness and entrepreneurship. Two projects are currently in the works, both aimed at educating younger generations about the marine industry.  The first program was founded and created in 2018 by Christine Battles with Advanced Mechanical Enterprises. JA of South Florida’s “Sea ...

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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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Marine leaders gather for 2022 ELEVATE SUMMIT

By Jamie Stafford In mid-November, the Boating Industry ELEVATE SUMMIT – the premier educational and networking event for leaders across the recreational marine industry – wrapped up in sunny Orlando, Fla. ELEVATE is produced and hosted by Boating Industry and parent company EPG Brand Acceleration. The conference, hosted over three days, featured plenty of keynote speakers and Q&A panels. The ...

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Boating Industry kicks off 2022 ELEVATE SUMMIT

Boating Industry ELEVATE Summit Conference

Boating Industry officially kicked off its 2022 ELEVATE SUMMIT in Orlando Florida on Nov. 14, 2022. The 3-day power packed Summit began with a fireside chat between Boating Industry editor-in-chief Adam Quandt and Brunswick Boat Group president and 2022 Mover & Shaker of the year Aine Denari to an audience of industry leaders. Over the next few days, industry leaders ...

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Yamaha technical school program expands

The Yamaha Marine Technical School Partnership program (TSP) added ten new schools to its growing list of participants during the last 12 months, bringing the total number to 117 nationwide. Developed in 2015, Yamaha’s TSP program aims to develop a stronger marine technician workforce through a certified curriculum, Yamaha systems access and product donations used in the classroom for hands-on ...

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Outdoor recreation leaders to host economy webinar Nov. 9

Outdoor Recreation stakeholders are invited to join the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR), National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), and the larger outdoor recreation industry on Wednesday, November 9 at 12 p.m. ET, for a webinar presentation on new data of the impact of the outdoor recreation economy.Last year was a once-in-a-generation year for the outdoor recreation economy. The webinar will highlight new data from ...

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ELEVATE SUMMIT 2022 kicks off this month

Boating Industry ELEVATE Summit Conference

Boating Industry's annual ELEVATE SUMMIT officially kicks off later this month, taking place Nov. 14-16 at the Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando, Fla. Despite being just a few weeks away, there's still time to register for this can't-miss marine industry leadership event at www.BoatingIndustryElevate.com. "This year's ELEVATE SUMMIT features a power-packed lineup specifically geared toward leaders from all segments of ...

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ELEVATE SUMMIT keynote speaker provides preview

Like many of you, 2022 ELEVATE SUMMIT keynote speaker Curtis Dubay is gearing up for a power-packed event next month in Orlando, Fla. Dubay is the chief economist in the Economic Policy Division at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. During his ELEVATE SUMMIT session, he will explain some of the confusing metrics around the economy right now, and speak to ...

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ABYC names new accreditation director

The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) has named Sarah Devlin as the new accreditation director to manage and promote the ABYC Foundation’s expanding Marine Trades Accreditation Program (MTAP), which launched earlier this year. Devlin will work directly with secondary and post-secondary schools across the country that are educating future marine technicians. “I am eager to get more involved in ...

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Registration opens for ABYC, USCG Risk Mitigation Series 3

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) and American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) will be hosting the third webinar in their free online USCG/ABYC Risk Mitigation Series, titled “Defect Notification and Product Recalls,” to be held Nov. 9 from 2-4 p.m. EST. In the past year, the USCG/ABYC Risk Mitigation Series has included such topics as “Regulations and Electrification” and “Put the ...

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