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.
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.
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.
Preregistration for the International Marina & Boatyard Conference, which will take place Jan. 29-31 at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center, is up 6 percent compared with 2013.
Organizers say ‘charged’ agenda makes the marina conference more dynamic and more relevant.
The marina industry is undergoing a transformation, brought on by the economic downturn, increasing weather challenges and a greater emphasis on environmentally sound practices.
The International Marina Institute, the training subsidiary of the Association of Marina Industries, said it closed its fiscal year, which ended Sept. 30, with its largest training and certification numbers since 2008.