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    The Association of Marina Industries represents a diverse membership of over 1,000 marinas, boatyards, yacht clubs, public/private moorage basins, partner associations, and marine industry vendors and suppliers across the United States and around the world.

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  • Marina & Boatyard Study Tour
    Oct 31 - Nov 1, 2017

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  • Join us in New Orleans for the 2018 International Marina & Boatyard Conference!


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    Certified Marina Manager
    or Certified Marina Operator

Association of Marina Industries

AMI, or the Association of Marina Industries, is a non-profit membership organization dedicated exclusively to serving the needs of the marina industry.

For its US members specifically, AMI offers direct access to innovative and cost-saving business solutions, educational services, regularly updated news and publications, and research results. AMI is the independent voice for the marina industry at the national level on all related legislative and regulatory issues.

IMI, or the International Marina Institute, is a subsidiary of AMI and is the global leader in training and certification for marina professionals. Under the auspices of AMI, IMI coordinates the only internationally recognized certification program for marina managers, offering a wide range of training and networking opportunities. IMI provides this training exclusively in the US, and by authorized franchise partners outside of the U.S.

Latest News

  • IMBC 2018 Registration Now OPEN!

    The International Marina and Boatyard Conference is taking on the Big Easy. Join us January 31st - February 2nd in New Orleans for the leading marina and boatyard conference. This year will feature and IBMC field trip, where you'll visit area marinas. To learn more visit: MarinaAssociation.org/IMBC

  • AMI and Marina Dock Age release 2017 Annual Trends Survey

    This annual survey looks at the health of the marina industry, tracking occupancy rates, revenue, and expenses, year to year. Your marina can participate via AMI's survey page.

  • AMI joins the Outdoor Recreation Industry Roundtable 

    The Association of Marina Industries (AMI) is proud to announce our membership to the Outdoor Recreation Industry Roundtable (ORIR). AMI joins America’s outdoor recreation leaders to promote the growth of the outdoor recreation economy, through policy and legislative reform. 

  • 2017 Wage Rate Survey Report available

    In partnership with Marina Dock Age Magazine, AMI collected data from over 200 marinas and boatyards throughout the US. This report provides information on wages and benefits for common jobs at marina and boatyard facilities. Find the report HERE.

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