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Monday, January 30, 2023

AMI Conference & Expo - Register Now!

Start Date: 1/30/2023 8:00 AM EST
End Date: 2/1/2023 5:00 PM EST

Venue Name: Ocean Center Daytona Beach

101 N Atlantic Ave
Daytona Beach, FL  United States  32118

Organization Name: Association of Marina Industries

AMI Conference & Expo
Email: amiconference@marinaassociation.org
Phone: (401) 682-7334

Let your friends and colleagues know you're going!    


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!

**Please note these are pre-registration prices. Each ticket price increases by $20 starting January 29, 2022.**

**No refunds are allowed after 12/14/2022. No exceptions.**

Conference Registration Options    
Full conference - Member $399
Full conference - Non-Member $499
Exhibit Hall Only - Member $25
Exhibit Hall Only - Non-Member $50
Additional Exhibitor Pass $175
One Day Pass - Member $225
One Day Pass - Non-Member $270

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, and award presentations.

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.

Pre-Conference Workshops

Marina 101 Pre-Conference Workshop- 
Monday, January 30, 2023 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.

The 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 30, 2023, 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
$1,195.00 (before November 15), $1,495 (after November 15) 

Attendees completing both the pre-conference course and sessions at the AMI Conference & Expo will be issued (15) CEUs from the University of Wisconsin-Madison 

Monday, January 30, 2023, 8:00 am – 5:30 pm (8 hours of CEUs from stand-alone course) 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm (4 hours of CEUs AMI Conference & Expo keynote and (3) breakout sessions 
Wednesday, February 1, 2023, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm (3 hours of CEUs AMI Conference & Expo keynote and (2) breakout sessions 

Course Topics (subject to change)  

  • Physical Planning and Layout of Marinas 
  • Revetments, Bulkheads, and Pile Systems for Lateral Loading and Retention 
  • What You Need to Know About ADA 
  • Marina Electrical Design and Code Compliance Updates- What you need to know 
  • Minding your P’s and Q’s (piers and quays) when Laying Out a Marina 
  • Marina Loads and Mooring 
  • Clean Marinas: Environmental Education and Recognition for the Marina Industry 
  • Presenter Q & A Closing Panel Discussion 
AMI Conference & Expo Topics (subject to change) 
  • 1st day Keynote – Front Row Leadership
  • “What Waves are Worse?”/Anchorage 
  • Power washing 
  • Storm Water management  
  • 2nd Day Keynote 
  • Financing Your Marina Project 
  • Marina Operations Policies 

Leadership, Team-Building and Coaching Skills 
Gain winning strategies for leading your team to excellence - Pre-Conference Workshop-

If attending this workshop, you will not be able to attend the marina tour
Monday, January 30, 2023 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm 
$295 for AMI members
$345 for non-members
(Lunch provided) 
Team members most often leave because of the manager and not the job.  Be the manager that your team wants to work for and grow with. 
Forward-thinking managers have discovered the same skills coaches use to create winners in athletics work in a business setting as well. This innovative one-day team-building seminar is designed to teach you powerful employee coaching methods to turn even problem employees into super productive, motivated winners! 
Make your team members want to give 110% — for themselves, and for their team. 
You'll instill the kind of energy and enthusiasm that makes productivity soar. How? Supplement your own managerial abilities with compelling employee coaching and counseling skills and watch the incredible results. 
This team-building seminar will teach you step-by-step, how to produce a manager's "game plan" to ensure you'll reach your goals and objectives. Plus, find out how to maximize every employee's ability … and uncover strengths and talents you never knew existed! 
Transform your work group into a cohesive, coordinated team! 
Imagine how much your team could accomplish if it functioned as one well-organized unit. This team-building training shows you how to pull everyone together with a shared drive and purpose. 
Invest just one day of your time, and the benefits of employee coaching will change your life as a manager; you'll witness an exciting synergy among your employees, mutual support within your group, a sense of interdependence and exchange and, most of all, incredible productivity from your team as a unit. 


  • The want-to-win attitude: How to Build It 
  • Strategy and planning essentials for managers/coaches 
  • How to coach your team 
  • Coaching and counseling the problem player 
  • How to handle a coaching/counseling session 
  • Coaching superstars: how to be a manager and a mentor 

Monday, January 30, 2023, departing at 11:30 am to 4:30 pm - Departing from the Ocean Center
$75 for AMI Members 
$100 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 2023 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.**

Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed: 1/29/2023 8:00 PM

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