Nov 19, 2019

NMEABasic and Advanced MEI and NMEA 2000 classes offered nationwide
The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) has announced the lineup and dates of their marine electronics installer training classes for 2020. Included are the Basic Marine Electronics Installer (MEI), Advanced Marine Electronics Installer (AMEI), Basic NMEA 2000® Network Installer and Advanced NMEA 2000® Network Installer courses.
"These courses are the backbone of our technical training program for installers and anyone else seeking to raise their technical skills to a whole new level," said NMEA President & Executive Director Mark Reedenauer. "Our goal is to offer marine electronics professionals the training resources to stay abreast of the constant advances in technology that they deal with on a daily basis."
2020 NMEA Training Schedule*
January 2020
Location: ABYC Headquarters, Annapolis, MD
Trainer: Kevin Boughton
January 21 - Basic Marine Electronics Installer (MEI)
January 22 - Basic NMEA 2000 Installer Training
January 23 - Advanced Marine Electronics Installer (AMEI)
January 24 - Advanced NMEA 2000 Installer Training
February 2020
Location: Sheraton Hotel, Atlantic City, NJ
Trainer: Hugh Lupo
February 3 - Basic Marine Electronics Installer (MEI)
Location: FLIR/Raymarine, Nashua, NH
Trainer: Kevin Boughton
February 11 - Basic Marine Electronics Installer (MEI)
February 12 - Basic NMEA 2000 Installer Training
February 13 - Advanced Marine Electronics Installer (AMEI)
February 14 - Advanced NMEA 2000 Installer Training
March 2020
Location: Quadrant Marine, Sidney, BC, Canada
Trainer: Johnny Lindstrom
March 3 - Basic Marine Electronics Installer (MEI)
March 4 - Basic NMEA 2000 Installer Training
March 5 - Advanced Marine Electronics Installer (AMEI)
March 6 - Advanced NMEA 2000 Installer Training
April 2020
NMEA & ABYC Combined Training Event
Location: ABYC Headquarters, Annapolis, MD
Trainers: ABYC/NMEA
April 6 - ABYC Marine Electrical Certified Training
April 7 - ABYC Marine Electrical Review and Testing
April 8 - Basic Marine Electronics Installer (MEI)
April 9 - Basic NMEA 2000 Installer Training
Location: Intellian Facility, Irvine, CA
Trainer: Johnny Lindstrom
April 7 - Basic Marine Electronics Installer (MEI)
April 8 - Basic NMEA 2000 Installer Training
April 9 - Advanced Marine Electronics Installer (AMEI)
April 10 - Advanced NMEA 2000 Installer Training
June 2020
Location: Marriott North, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Trainer: Mike Spyros
June 2 - Basic Marine Electronics Installer (MEI)
June 3 - Basic NMEA 2000 Installer
June 4 - Advanced Marine Electronics Installer (AMEI)
June 5 - Advanced NMEA 2000 Installer
August 2020
Location: Marriott North, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Trainer: Mike Spyros
August 18 - Basic Marine Electronics Installer (MEI)
August 19 - Basic NMEA 2000 Installer
August 20 - Advanced Marine Electronics Installer (AMEI)
August 21 - Advanced NMEA 2000 Installer
September 2020
NMEA Conference & Expo
Location: Doubletree Universal Hotel, Orlando, FL
Trainer: NMEA
September 22 - Basic Marine Electronics Installer (MEI)
September 23 - Basic NMEA 2000 Installer
September 24 - Advanced Marine Electronics Installer (AMEI)
September 25 - Advanced NMEA 2000 Installer
NMEA & ABYC Combined Training Event
NMEA Conference & Expo
Location: Doubletree Universal Hotel, Orlando, FL
Trainers: ABYC/NMEA
September 22 - ABYC Marine Electrical Certified Training
September 23 - ABYC Marine Electrical Review & Testing
September 24 - Basic Marine Electronics Installer (MEI)
September 25 - Basic NMEA 2000 Installer
Location: Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, FL
Trainer: John Barry
September 28 - Basic Marine Electronics Installer (MEI)
December 2020
Location: NW Marine Trades Building, Seattle, WA
Trainer: Johnny Lindstrom
December 1 - Basic Marine Electronics Installer (MEI)
December 2 - Basic NMEA 2000 Installer Training
December 3 - Advanced Marine Electronics Installer (AMEI)
December 4 - Advanced NMEA 2000 Installer Training

MEI, AMEI and Basic NMEA 2000 courses are $450 for members and $650 for nonmembers. The Advanced NMEA 2000 Installer course is $650 for members and $850 for nonmembers. Lunch and class materials are included with all courses. Multi-day discounts are available. To register, go to and click on the "Training" link. For more information, contact NMEA at 410-975-9425 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

*Prerequisites apply for advanced classes-see for details.

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