Trade group will hold job fair at Lauderdale show

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The Marine Industries Association of South Florida is planning to host a job fair during the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.

The fair will be held on Oct. 30, the first day of the show, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center. It will feature more than 20 leading marine industry companies from the private and commercial sectors representing nearly 200 available positions, including skilled trades, administrative and crew jobs.

In addition to exploring job opportunities available in South Florida's largest industry, job seekers will receive helpful job search, resume building and career tips, the MIASF said. A boating etiquette seminar also will be offered, sharing information and insights for those new to the industry.

Participants will include Tradesmen International; High Seas Yacht Service; Rolly Marine; Derecktor; Parker Yachts; Maritime Professional Training; Broward College; Nova Southeastern University; and CareerSource Broward.

Attendees can preregister by Oct. 24 at The first 100 preregistrants will receive a complimentary ticket to the boat show. Admission to the job fair is free.

The Oct. 30-Nov. 3 show, which is owned by the MIASF, will feature nearly $4 billion worth of boats and marine products across more than 3 million square feet of exhibit space. Show Management manages and produces the show.

Show Management and Soundings Trade Only are owned by Active Interest Media.


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