An improving economy should create more opportunities for the marine industry to grow this year, Maria Espino, professor of economics at St. Thomas University, said in an economic update at the Jan. 29-31 International Marina & Boatyard Conference in Fort Lauderdale.
Marinas and AMI
The Association of Marina Industries is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to serving the needs of the marina industry. The AMI was formed when the Marina Operators Association of America and the International Marina Institute merged in 2005.
The Association of Marina Industries released its 2013 Marina Trends Survey Report.
FORT LAUDERDALE — Businesses must create a “special sauce” that sets them apart from competitors to survive the tumultuous pace of change during the next 10 years, Correct Craft president and CEO Bill Yeargin said in Friday’s opening presentation at the International Marina & Boatyard Conference.
FORT LAUDERDALE — The 12th annual International Marina & Boatyard Conference saw a 12 percent increase in numbers and organizers said that made it the most successful show in five years.
FORT LAUDERDALE — Roxanne Rockvam of the family-owned Rockvam Boat Yards on Lake Minnetonka, Minn., won the International Marina & Boatyard Conference’s first best ideas contest on Thursday.
FORT LAUDERDALE — Dog River Marina & Boatworks, of Mobile, Ala., was named ValvTect Marina of the Year Wednesday night at a dinner in Fort Lauderdale.
Best-selling author and motivational speaker Steve Donahue opened the 12th annual International Marina & Boatyard Conference in Fort Lauderdale today by urging conferees to change their story if they want to change their business.
The International Marina & Boatyard Conference opens today at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center with a day-long small-craft harbor design conference, a field trip to marinas and boatyards and an evening reception.
On-site registration for the International Marina & Boatyard Conference in Fort Lauderdale will be available at 2 p.m. Wednesday.
Peer-to-peer rental and charter company Cruzin is now a sponsor of the International Marina & Boatyard Conference, which will be held Jan. 29-31 in Fort Lauderdale.