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Drystack Conference

Event Date: 
Sunday, October 27, 2013 to Monday, October 28, 2013














Onsite registration will be available starting Sunday, October 27 at 12:00 pm. Visit the conference registration desk located on the penthouse level of the B Ocean to sign up.

FALL EVENTS BROCHURE: Download IMI's Fall Events Brochure for the Drystack Conference schedule, seminar descriptions, a list of exhibitors, and more. To read seminar descriptions, click hereTo view speaker biographies, click here.

Bellingham Marine
EMP Industries
Freedom Boat Club
Hoist Liftruck
Marinas International
Marine Travelift
Safe Harbour Drystacks

Sunday, October 27
1:00 pm: Welcome
1:15 pm: Marina Dock Age magazine Dry Storage Survey Results
2:15 pm: Dry storage Transformations, Past and Present
3:30 pm: Marina Storage Contracts: How Secure is Your Rack?

4:50 pm: Optimize Your Facility's Space with Mechanical Drystack
6:00 pm: Opening Reception and Exhibits
Monday, October 28
9:00 am: Welcome
9:15 am: Drystack Planning and Design—PIANC Working Group Report
10:15 am: Break/Exhibits
10:45 am: Loggerhead Marina-Jupiter, a Case Study in Drystack Marina Rehabilitation
11:45 am: Lunch and Exhibits
12:45 am: Drystack Marina Case Study
3:00 pm: Break/Exhibits
3:45 pm: Best Profits Panel
5:00 pm: Conference Concludes



With more than 35 years of experience in the marine industry, Halgren has notable expertise in marina and waterfront development, operations, infrastructures, and marina components. His portfolio incorporates market research for sites, marina plans and site selection, and marina financing and feasibility studies. Halgren worked for Bellingham Marine Industries, the Washington State Ferry System, and Uniflite before starting his consulting business. He has been a member of IMI’s faculty for the Advanced Marina Management course for more than 8 years.




999 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
IMI Discounted Room Rate: $159 (make by 9/26 to receive rate)
Click here to make a reservation online or call 954-564-1000 and mention the Association of Marina Industries.
IMI has rooms blocked from October 23 through October 31. If you are interested in extending your stay beyond these dates, please contact Jamaloan Romero at 954-302-5215 to make your reservation. You will be subject to non-block hotel rates for days before or after IMI's blocked dates.


Advantage Rent A Car is offering a 10% discount on rental cars for IMI event participants. To recieve the discount, visit and enter the group code DC493W36VH.


Data Sharing
As an AMI event registrant, your name, address, phone number, and email address will be shared with other participants. You may indicate that you would not like your information shared when registering. AMI will not share your information with anyone other than the current event’s participants. Seminar downloads and the attendee listing are meant for current participants only. By registering you are agreeing not to share this information with anyone who is not/was not in attendance.