IMBC 2012 includes Disney tour

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The International Marina & Boatyard Conference will include a behind-the-scenes "Disney By Design" tour facilitated by the Disney Institute.

The IMBC, produced by the Association of Marina Industries, is scheduled for Feb. 1-3, 2012, at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

The optional tour will take place from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 1 and costs $99. Participants will discover the techniques and “tricks of the trade” that Disney artists, designers, and landscapers use to turn resorts, theme parks and office buildings at the Walt Disney World Resort into masterpieces of illusion.

“We are excited to be able to offer this unique opportunity to our attendees,” AMI president and chairman Jim Frye said in a statement. “Disney’s design secrets transfer to any hospitality organization and will certainly benefit our audience.”

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