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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 releases 2019 Call for Presenters

    The International Marina and Boatyard Conference released a call for presenters. Submit your proposal to speak today! IMBC is scheduled for January 23 - January 25, 2019 at the Broward County Convention Center, Fort Lauderdale,FL. For more.

  • Intermediate Marina Managers Course Heads to San Juan, Puerto Rico

    The International Marina Institute (IMI) is offering its popular Intermediate Marina Mangers (IMM) program in beautiful, sunny San Juan, Puerto Rico, from June 17-21, 2018. For more.

  • Marinas, Take AMI's Cost of Doing Business Survey

    This year AMI is conducting a "Cost of Doing Business" Survey, the first since 2000. It asks marinas to submit key financial data, so AMI can report in-depth on the health of the marina industry. Marinas that complete the survey will receive 50% off the final Cost of Doing Business Report. For more information.

  • AMI affiliate Virginia Marine Trades Association (VMTA) launches new "Virginia is for Boat Lovers" website

    VMTA's out-going President Don McCann announced at the associations annual conference the launch of "Virginia is for Boat Lovers", a new website that will bring boaters to VA and serve as the associations new website. Check out "VA is for Boat Lovers" here.

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