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IMBC opens day three with morning seminars

The International Marina & Boatyard Conference dove into its final day with Marcus Sheridan, AKA The Sales Lion, with its morning keynote – sponsored by TakeMeFishing – before opening the doors on a general session with NMMA President Thom Dammrich. IMBC's three-day conference in Fort Lauderdale, produced by the Association of Marina Industries concludes Friday, Jan. 27 at 5 p.m. ...

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IMBC opening speaker addresses packed room

Last night's opening reception at the International Marina & Boatyard Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., served as foreshadowing to this morning's keynote address at the show. Speaker Steve Gilliland stood before a packed room as he discussed ways to "Enjoy the Ride" and nurture your passion for your work. IMBC, which is produced by the Association of Marina Industries, continues ...

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Expert panel on boat clubs to address marina revenue-generating opportunities at IMBC

A special panel representing marina owners/operators has been assembled to specifically address the revenue-generating opportunities and key considerations associated with boat clubs during the International Marina and Boatyard Conference in Ft. Lauderdale later this month. Five industry panelists are slated to share their firsthand experiences and best practices during this session including Sam Chavers of Suntex and director of marina ...

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IMBC sells out exhibit space

For the first time in its history, the International Marina & Boatyard Conference, scheduled for Jan. 25-27 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has sold out its exhibit floor space a full two weeks prior to the show. IMBC sales staff is also reporting higher booth sales than ever before, with over 140 booths sold to more than 120 companies represented. A ...

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IMBC posts call for presenters

The International Marina and Boatyard Conference (IMBC) has posted a "Call for Presenters" on its website. The conference, produced by the Association of Marina Industries (AMI), is scheduled for Jan. 25-27, 2017 at the Broward County Convention Center, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Submissions received will be evaluated by IMBC and assigned to one of over 25 breakout sessions and seminars. These are organized by ...

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Day one keynotes announced for IMBC 2016

WARREN, R.I. – The 2016 International Marina and Boatyard Conference will feature two keynotes to speak at conference on day one. Professional speaker and author Connie Podesta will present the opening keynote address at IMBC, followed by former R.I. governor candidate and motivational speaker/communications professional John Robitaille. The conference will take place on January 27-29, 2016 at the Greater Ft. ...

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IMBC exhibit hall more than 70 percent sold

The 2016 IMBC exhibit floor is more than 70 percent sold, show organizers announced today. More than eighty industry suppliers have signed on to participate in the show. To view a list of vendors, click here. To see a current floor plan, visit  MarinaAssociation.org/imbc/exhibitors/floor-plan. Companies interested in exhibiting can sign up here. IMBC's 2016 Supplier Prospectus contains information on how ...

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AMI presents board of directors at IMBC

WARREN, R.I. — The Association of Marina Industries (AMI) elected its 2015 Officers and Directors at its annual International Marina & Boatyard Conference (IMBC) held January 28 –30, 2015 in Tampa, Florida Jeff Rose, Certified Marina Manager (CMM) of Marinas International was reappointed Chair; Brad Gross, CMM, of OC Dana Point Harbor was reappointed Vice-President; Mick Webber of HydroHoist Marine ...

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IMBC Opens Registration

Press Release Registration for the International Marina & Boatyard Conference (IMBC), January 30–February 1, 2013, at the Greater Broward County/Fort Lauderdale Convention Center in Florida is now available online at www.marinaassociation.org/imbc/registration. Rates start at $365 for the full three-day conference. “We’ve included some new and exciting additions to IMBC this year,” Jim Frye, AMI President, says. “We will have more ...

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