This year’s recipients of the Association of Marina Industries’ Neil Ross Scholarship award are Boating British Columbia and the Marine Association of Texas, the AMI said Thursday.
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 Marina Industries Association announced the winners of two scholarships for advanced marina management and intermediate marina management courses that will be held in Sydney and the Gold Coast in Australia.
The Association of Marina Industries says it will remain focused in the year ahead on its three pillars: being a voice of the industry; marina professionalism through training and certification; and providing up-to-date, accurate and critical information to members.
It’s delicate work moving a 154-foot ketch in the dead of winter.
The Association of Marina Industries elected 2015 officers and directors at its annual International Marina & Boatyard Conference, which was held Jan. 28-30 in Tampa, Fla.
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.
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.