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Green Marina Summit starts Friday

Marine construction professionals from around the country will gather in Stuart, Fla., Friday and Saturday for the first Green Marine Summit.

The summit will showcase sustainable, eco-friendly products, construction and management practices, and inform attendees on the design, building and financing of green marine projects.

Speakers include Jan McAdams, an expert in funding for green construction; Mary Jo LoPreste, who built what many consider the world's greenest profitable marina; Bellingham Marine; Forever Resorts; and Florida contractors and materials providers who have already adopted green practices.

The summit is hosted by Florida Marine Contractors Association, the Association of Marina Industries, Marine Industries Association of the Treasure Coast, Southwest Florida Marine Industries Association, and TechBLUE.

The cost is $150 per person. Click here for more information or to register online.

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