Tag Archives: Marine Industries Association of South Florida

MIASF names new board members, award winners at annual meeting

The Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) hosted its 2022 Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon at the Lauderdale Yacht Club on May 18 for its members, local elected officials, and community business leaders. The event kicked off as Doug West, President/General Manager of Willis Custom Yachts, and chairman of the MIASF Board of Directors, announced the newly and re-elected ...

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Workforce development: Working towards the future

By Jamie Stafford It seems that this has been the decade of novel challenges. Supply chain shortages continue to plague the global economy as we all grow weary of new strains of Covid-19. Unfortunately, supply chain issues are not the only shortages on hand. The marine industry is no stranger to workforce insufficiency, but now more than ever, this critical ...

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MIASF annual cleanup celebrates success

The Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) recently shared the results of the 45th Annual Broward County Waterway Cleanup. Organized by MIASF and presented by the Florida Inland Navigational District (F.I.N.D.), this annual cleanup tradition is Broward’s largest and longest-running environmental event and began in the 1970s with the mission of ensuring residents and visitors can continue to enjoy ...

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MIASF announces 45th annual Broward Waterway Cleanup

Broward County Waterway Cleanuup

The Marine Industries Association of South Florida anticipates more than 1,000 volunteers throughout the community to participate in the 45th Annual Broward County Waterway Cleanup on Saturday, March 5th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.. Established in 1967, this historic event is the county’s largest and longest-running environmental event and aims to ensure that both the community as a whole ...

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FLIBS reports record success for 2021 show

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The Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF), owners of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), together with their partner, Informa Markets, producers of FLIBS, announce the record-breaking results of an economic impact study conducted by Thomas J. Murray & Associates of the 2021 show. The study, completed in February 2022, reveals that the 62nd Annual Fort Lauderdale International ...

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MIASF names new director of membership and events

The Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) is pleased to announce that Noah Dermody has been appointed MIASF’s new Director of Membership and Events. Dermody started his new role on October 11, 2021. Dermody is a native of Vero Beach, Florida and a 2019 graduate of Florida State University, with a degree in environmental sciences and a minor in ...

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Marine Industries Association of South Florida starts another service tech apprenticeship course

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Following a highly-successful kick-off of their two-year Yacht Service Technician Apprenticeship Program in 2020, the Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) announces the start of their second apprenticeship course. Despite the global pandemic, the program was modified following CDC guidelines to continue without interruption throughout 2020, and successfully rolled out a second class earlier this year. The new class ...

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MIASF announces details of annual waterway cleanup

The Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) recently announced the details of the 44th Annual Broward County Waterway Cleanup. Because participant safety is a top priority, some changes to this year’s event are being incorporated to minimize risk and ensure a healthy, enjoyable experience for all. Instead of the traditional one-day event, this year’s Waterway Cleanup will kick-off on March 6 and run ...

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Marine Industries Association announces waterway cleanup contest winner

Marine Industries Association of South Florida

The Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) announced that Taylor de Don, a student at South Broward High School, is the winner of MIASF’s inaugural Waterway Cleanup Poster Contest. Taylor wins a $500 scholarship, and her artwork will be used as the official poster and flyer for this year’s event, which kicks-off March 6, 2021. Thirteen students submitted entries ...

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