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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/.

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