IMI boatyard tour scheduled for October

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The International Marina Institute, the training subsidiary of the Association of Marina Industries, scheduled its seventh annual Southeast Florida Marina and Boatyard Study Tour for Oct. 29-30.

The two-day tour will depart daily from the B Ocean Hotel in Fort Lauderdale. The tour is a mobile training course that takes participants on exclusive tours of marinas and boatyards to provide an in-depth look at the operations of different types of facilities in South Florida. At the end of each day, attendees participate in a facilitated roundtable discussion and a SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats) analysis of each marina before heading to a networking dinner.

“The experience of seeing multiple facilities in person and evaluating each is invaluable to our members and marina industry professionals,” IMI training coordinator Kayce Florio said in a statement. “Participants learn how to examine their own operations and facilities, which ultimately improves their businesses.”

The tour will depart from the B Ocean each day and the hotel will serve as the location of the classroom portion of the course.

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