Jan 29, 2019

IMBC Marina conference opened with strong pre-registration numbers and sold-out pre-conference events.

The International Marina & Boatyard Conference (IMBC), owned and produced by the Association of Marina Industries (AMI), opened with strong pre-registration numbers and sold-out pre-conference events. The day opened with a Marina 101 class followed by a marina and boatyard tour taking over 120 attendees to three local facilities. The tour dovetailed into AMI's member meeting, first-time attendee reception and exhibit hall reception sponsored by IMBC's title sponsor, Safe Harbor Marinas. IMBC organizers expect steady walk-in traffic throughout the 3-day event. With almost 150 exhibitor booths and 19 sponsors, IMBC provides the single largest venue to connect marina owners and operators with manufacturers and suppliers. More than 800 participants were expected to attend this year's conference, which continued through January 25 at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

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LCI IndustriesLCI Industries (NYSE: LCII) has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Lippert Components, Inc. (“LCI”), a supplier of a broad array of highly engineered components for the leading original equipment manufacturers ("OEMs") of leisure vehicles and mobile transportation, and the related aftermarkets of those industries, has reached an agreement with the board of directors of Lewmar Marine Limited (“Lewmar”), a supplier of leisure marine equipment, headquartered in Havant, United Kingdom, on the terms of a recommended cash offer for Lewmar by LCI, pursuant to which LCI would acquire the entire share capital of Lewmar. 

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Boating Ontario LogoBoating Ontario announces the official launch of the Abandoned Boats Project Awareness Campaign aiming to increase boat owners’ awareness of their responsibilities, including proper management of their boat at the end of its life.

Boating Ontario was the recipient of a grant under Transport Canada’s Abandoned Boats Program assisting in the removal of abandoned or wrecked small boats posing a risk to Canadian Waters.  The program will help to educate small boat owners about how to responsibly manage their boats and support research on boat recycling.

 

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