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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‚Äč

  • CMAA-AMI Alliance Allows Yacht Club Waterfront Managers to Attend Marina Training to Earn CEUs and Certification

    Starting March 2019, members of the Club Management Association of America (CMAA) may earn Continuing Education Units toward their CMAA certification and Certified Marina Manager designation by attending the Association of Marina Industries (AMI) professional marina managers courses.  For more.

  • AMI Presents Board of Directors at IMBC

    The Association of Marina Industries (AMI) elected its 2019 officers and directors at its annual International Marina & Boatyard Conference (IMBC). For more. 

  • IMI Recognizes Newly Certified Marina Managers and Operators 

    The International Marina Institute (IMI), the training arm of the Association of Marina Industries (AMI), held its award ceremony for new Certified Marina Managers (CMMs) and Operators (CMOs). For more.

  • New Publication Added to AMI Library

    The Marina Policy Guidelines Manual offers marina owners and managers a guide to implementing policies that will professionalize the management of your marina. Written by Carl Wolf CMM, CMI of Robson Forensic, the Manual provides policies covering adminstration, marina operations, markting, finanacial controls, and maintenance, as well as safety, security and environmental issues.

  • Educating Marina Managers in North America

    The International Marina Institute (IMI), is working with our affiliate partner Boating BC Association to bring our much sought after Intermediate Marina Management (IMM) Course to Nanaimo, British Columbia, December 2-6, 2018. Nanaimo is located on the east coast of Vancouver Island. For more.

  • IMI to host Hurricane Preparedness and Recovery Conference

    The International Marina Institute (IMI), a subsidiary of the Association of Marina Industries (AMI), is offering a one-day Hurricane Preparedness and Recovery Conference on Monday, October 29, 2018 in Miami, Florida. This conference will be followed by a one-day Marina & Boatyard Study Tour on October 30, 2018 in the Miami area. For more.

  • AMI recieves Ambassador Award at American Boating Congress

    Washington DC - AMI recieved the American Boating Congress Ambassador Award, which is given to the ABC Co-Host who has the most significant promotion of the American Boating Congress. For more. 

  • 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.

  • 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.

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