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Oct 23, 2018

The International Marina & Boat Yard conference, a premier annual event, where over 800 industry leaders gather in one place for education and training, networking, and one-stop shopping in the expansive exhibit hall. The conference takes place January 23rd – 25th at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. It is geared specifically toward marina and boatyard owners, operators and managers, as well as dock masters, harbormasters, boat builders and repairers, and industry consultants. IMBC is where dedicated marine professionals gather to exchange information, talk about the future of the industry, and get down to business!

Some of the features include:
• Exhibit Hall (125 companies)
• Over two dozen seminars (specialized tracks)
• Small group workshops
• Regional “Hot-Button” roundtables
• Networking events
• Entry-level training – Marina 101
• Tour of local marinas and boatyards

This year IMBC is pleased to welcome John Spence as the Opening Keynote speaker and presenter of follow-up sessions focusing on best business practices. John is recognized as a ‘top 100 business thought leader’ and a ‘top 500 leadership development expert’ in the world. For more than 23 years, he has engaged industry leaders, written books on successful business practices, and advised thousands at conferences internationally.

John’s sessions include:
• Creating a Culture of Purpose
• Achieving Business Excellence
• The Leader of Now

For further information and to register please visit: https://marinaassociation.org/imbc.

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