The Marine Recreation Association is partnering with the California Association of Harbor Masters & Port Captains for its annual Educational Conference & Trade Show, set for Oct. 11-13 at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines Resort in La Jolla, Calif.
The theme of this year’s event — Climate for Change — will highlight coastal and inland climate change and how public and private marinas can follow regulatory compliance and improve operations while enhancing guest services and satisfaction.
West Marine CEO Ken Seipel will provide the conference keynote, slated for Tues, Oct. 12 at 8:45 a.m. PT. Seipel’s leadership has been “instrumental in transforming West Marine from a retail store to ‘Marine Centers’, broadening their digital service and convenience for customers and industry access to core boating end-users,” said MRA in a statement.
The three-day event will feature a trade show, seminars and meetings covering economic outlooks, climate change’s effect on coastal and inland marina facilities, a state and national legislative update, how to become a Certified Clean Marina and more.