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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Boston Whaler Safety AwardBoston Whaler’s dedication to employee safety has resulted in a major milestone: As of February 20, 2019, the company logged two million hours without a lost time incident. These accident-free hours represent approximately 12 months’ time. 

“I would like to congratulate and thank everyone who made this achievement possible,” said President Nick Stickler. “Boston Whaler is committed to the well-being of our employees — safety is more than just a priority, it’s a part of our culture. It’s a commitment to each other that we renew every single day.” 

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Kingfisher Best Managed CompanyKingFisher Boats was once again recognized for overall business performance and sustained growth with the prestigious Canada’s Best Managed Companies designation. The 2019 Best Managed program award winners are among the best-in-class of Canadian owned and managed companies demonstrating strategy, capability and commitment to achieve sustainable growth.

“KingFisher is proud to be honoured once again with the Best Managed designation” said Sarah Gregory, Director of Administration and HR, “This award is a testament to the skill and passion demonstrated by our team every day at the KingFisher Center of Excellence.”

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