The Association of Marina Industries Conference & Expo is THE leading marina and boatyard conference. 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. The AMI Conference & Expo is where dedicated marina professionals gather to exchange information, talk about the future of the industry, and get down to business!
Let your friends and colleagues know you're going!

**Please note these are pre-registration prices. Each ticket price increases by $20 starting January 29, 2024.**

Conference Registration Options

Full conference - Member $424
Full conference - Non-Member $524
Exhibit Hall Only - Member $25
Exhibit Hall Only - Non-Member $50
Additional Exhibitor Pass $175
One Day Pass - Member $240
One Day Pass - Non-Member $285

Full Conference Pass (excludes add-on workshops)
This pass provides complete access to AMI's Conference & Expo events, including unlimited access to the exhibit hall, keynote addresses, all seminars, the AMI Member meeting, first-time attendee reception, social night, award presentations, and other networking opportunities.

One-Day Full Conference Pass 
This pass provides full conference registration benefits for either January 31st or February 1st.

Exhibit Hall Only Pass
This pass provides admittance to AMI's Conference & Expo exhibit hall. Each pass priced per day. If attending all three days, select the option for "all days".

Only available with Full Conference registrations

Marina 101 Pre-Conference Workshop- 
Tuesday, January 30, 2024 from 8:00 am - 11:00 am
$125 for AMI Members
$150 for Non-Members

Marina 101 is a three-hour marina industry introduction course. The course is geared to individuals with little or no marina experience, who are looking to get into the industry by way of an advancement opportunity, career shift, or an interest in purchasing or developing a marina.
The Marina 101 course is comprised of nine individual presentations, created and presented by Carl F. Wolf, CMM CMI and former President of the International Marina Institute. The presentations will give you an inside preview of the various aspects in the operations of a marina. Presentations cover topics from day-to-day and seasonal operations to maintenance, emergency preparedness, long-term planning, financial reports, and the various roles of a marina manager.

Docks and Marinas © Course -
Offered by AMI in Association with UW-Madison

If attending this workshop, you will not be able to attend the marina tour

Monday, January 29, 2024 – 7:30 am (check-in) – 5:30 pm
Tuesday, January 30, 2024 – 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday, January 30, 2024 – 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm - AMI Opening Events

$1,595 by November 15, 2023, $1,795 beginning November 16, 2023

Join the Docks and Marinas © Course, and Design and Engineering industry leaders, for a 2-day program that includes educational training and a marina and boatyard tour of local facilities followed up by a SWOT analysis of each facility from an engineering perspective. Please note- this marina and boatyard tour is separate from the Conference & Expo Tour. Registration to this program includes (2) breakfasts, (2) lunches, (4) breaks and attendance to the opening events, at the AMI Conference & Expo, for drinks and appetizers and industry networking. Completion of this course qualifies attendees to receive 15 CEUs issued by the University of Wisconsin.

Check back soon for the detailed agenda and listing of local marinas and boatyards to be toured.

You can add a full registration to the AMI Conference & Expo for just $250 with your Docks & Marinas © Course registration!

Full Conference Pass (excludes add-on workshops)
This pass provides complete access to AMI's Conference & Expo events, including unlimited access to the exhibit hall, keynote addresses, all seminars, the AMI Member meeting, first-time attendee reception, social night, award presentations, and other networking opportunities.

Insurance is a Complicated Matter: Understand Your Risk, Your Coverage, the Claims Process, and the State of the Industry
Tuesday, January 30, 2024 from 8:00 am - 11:00 am
$125 for AMI Members
$150 for Non-Members

Today’s insurance landscape has become more complicated than ever given the state of the industry.  Fully understanding your potential exposure areas, your coverages and best practices for record-keeping and claim filings are critical to minimizing your risk and ensuring gap-free coverage.  Join top insurance experts in this interactive session to get all the important insurance information necessary to protect your assets and receive updates about the overall state of the insurance industry. This session will conclude with a Q&A follow-up that includes the workshop speakers and an insurance- focused attorney.

Sessions include:

  • Environmental Exposures Marinas Present and Solutions Available,  John Wasilchuk, Midwest/Great Lakes Region Director-Environmental, Gallagher
  • Is your Marine Facility properly insured?,  Lori Sousa, Sealand Insurance
  • How a Strong Risk Management and Claims Management Program Strengthens Your Position in Your Insurance Program,  Sabrina G. Brigance, Hylant  
  • State of the Property Market, Mike Mueller, Risk Placement Services, Area Senior Vice President, Nicholas Cavaness, Risk Placement Services, Area Vice President, Gallagher
  • Panel Wrap-up, all speakers participating in this session

Tuesday, January 30, 2024, departing at 11:30 am to 4:30 pm - Departing from the Convention Center
$85 for AMI Members
$110 for Non-Members

Join conference attendees for some networking and fun as they tour local marinas and boatyards and learn from what other marinas do!
**By registering for the AMI Conference & Expo, you agree to receive conference marketing and to share your contact information on the conference attendee listing. The attendee listing is only shared with those also attending 2024 AMI Conference & Expo. The AMI Conference & Expo will be photographed. By registering, you agree to be photographed and photos takin during the event may be used for promotional purposes.**

Book by January 3, 2025 to receive AMI Conference & Expo Discounted Rates of $295