July 3rd, 2018

AMI LogoMarina 101 is a 4-hour marina industry introduction course geared towards those individuals, with little or no marina experience, looking to get into the industry by way of an advancement opportunity, career shift, or an interest in purchasing or developing a marina.

The Marina 101 course is made up of 9 individual presentations, created and presented by Carl F. Wolf, CMM CMI and former President of the International Marina Institute. The presentations will give you an insight preview of the various aspects in the operations of a marina. Presentations include day-to-day and seasonal operations, maintenance, emergency preparedness, long-term planning, financial reports, and the various roles of a marina manager.

Registration Fees:
AMI Member Price: $250.00
Non-member Price: $299.00

Marina & Boatyard Study Tour
The International Marina Institute (IMI) is offering a one day Marina & Boatyard Study Tour in the Tampa area leading into The International Boatbuilders' Exhibition and Conference (IBEX). This Study Tour will visit five properties in and around Tampa, Florida.

Registration fee includes transportation and tours of 5 marinas, lunch, facilitated discussion, and a copy of the group SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats) Analysis. The tour will leave from the Tampa Convention Center.

Study Tour Properties to be Visited:
Twin Dolphin Marina
Riviera Dunes Marina
Maximo Marina & Boatyard
Antigua Cove at Little Harbor
Village Marina at Little Harbor

Registration Fees:
AMI Member Price: $599.00
Non-Member Price: $ 699.00

Please note that you must register for IBEX (which has no fee to walk the exhibit hall floor) in order to register for our IBEX Super Sessions.

WE RECOMMEND: Attend the Marina 101 course prior to the Tampa Marina & Boatyard Study Tour to arm yourself with enough industry knowledge to walk the docks of the Study Tour facilities and see things from a brand new perspective, from the eyes of a marina manager. Attendees will see first-hand how some of the best run facilities in the Tampa area get it done.

Register Here: https://www.ibexshow.com/supersessions/

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