Skip to main content

Registration opens for IMBC

Registration has opened for the Jan. 28-30 International Marina & Boatyard Conference at the Tampa (Fla.) Convention Center.

Full conference passes start at $389 and include unlimited access to all educational seminars, roundtables and workshops; entry into the exhibit hall; and admittance to all networking events.

Seminar topics for the 2015 conference include marina industry trends; design and engineering considerations for construction projects; planning for a successful dredging project; reducing income taxes; preparing for ice in your marina; and updates on dry storage.

Speakers will include coastal engineer Devin Santa, certified marina manager Carl Wolf and International Marina Institute faculty member Jim Schuman. There also will be two sessions produced by the American Boat Builders and Repairers Association.

"IMBC remains a one-stop shop for industry professionals," AMI chairman Jeff Rose said in a statement. "It is where we gather to keep abreast on trends, discuss new ideas, talk to suppliers and create important professional relationships. It is how we improve our businesses and find continued success."

IMBC is produced by the Association of Marina Industries. Registration is available at https://marinaassociation.org/imbc/.

Related

AMI-PRE-CONFERENCE

AMI Hosts Pre-Conference Sessions

The sessions on leadership and marina management, and a tour of a nearby marina and boatyard operation, precede today’s official kickoff of the group’s annual conference.

1_DEALER.OUTLOOK

Boating’s Greatest Thingamabob

The Seattle Boat Show kicks off next week with nearly 300 exhibitors, 800 new boats and the construction of a 100-foot Rube Goldberg boat machine.

1_YEARGIN copy

Business for Good

Companies have a unique platform to make people’s lives better through products and services, how we treat employees and the kind of advocate we are for our industry.

1_PULSE.PING.2

Are You Improving the Service Experience?

This month’s Pulse Report survey asks dealers about tactics being employed to improve the service department, along with other questions about retail conditions. Take the survey here.

1_OFF.THE.HOOK.JPG

Off the Hook Yacht Sales Acquires Two Marinas

The company announced that it purchased facilities in Hampstead, N.C., and Georgetown, Md.

1_GILLEN.YS

Gillen Announces Expansion, New Hire

The yacht services company will move into a new, 15,000-square-foot location in West Palm Beach Fla., run by operations manager Tony Matherly.

1_YEARGIN

Business for Good

Companies have a unique platform to make people’s lives better through products and services, how we treat employees and the kind of advocate we are for our industry.

DOMETIC-EARNINGS

Dometic Posts Sales Increase for Q4

Net sales of $596 million were up 11% compared with the previous-year quarter, and profit was reported at $2.6 million.