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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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Brunswick Landing Marina awarded by Marina Life Magazine

Brunswick Landing Marina has been named the Best Large Marina in the country by Marina Life Magazine. The downtown-Brunswick-based marina was chosen by readers of Marina Life for the prestigious award out of thousands of competitors in its annual Best Marina Contest. Marina Life is a leading boating publication created to allow the boating community to fully embrace life on ...

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ELEVATE SUMMIT 2022 kicks off this month

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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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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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MarineMax to acquire IGY Marinas

MarineMax, Inc. today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Island Global Yachting LLC (IGY Marinas), which owns and operates a collection of marina assets and a yacht management platform in key global yachting destinations. MarineMax will acquire IGY Marinas for $480 million in cash, with an additional potential earnout of up to $100 million two ...

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Suntex Marinas acquires Key Harbor Marina

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Suntex Marina Investors announced the acquisition of Key Harbor Marina in Waretown, New Jersey. Key Harbor is a full-service marina on the “Jersey Shore” that can accommodate boats up to 65-feet and offers 260 in-water slips as well as dry storage options. Key Harbor offers amenities such as three climate-controlled bath houses, Wi-Fi, a bayfront pool, onsite restaurant, service department, ...

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Suntex completes integration with Westrec

Suntex Marina Investors, LLC (Suntex) announced it has completed its integration with Westrec Marina’s following the recent announcement of the two companies’ merger. Suntex has transitioned its leadership team, general managers and all employees to its payroll system and has begun the undertaking of a complete rebranding of the acquired properties, including updating logos, signage and websites. In addition, capital ...

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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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