The International Marina & Boatyard Conference (IMBC) is the leading marina and boatyard conference. It is geared specifically toward marina and boatyard owners, operators, and managers as well as dockmasters, harbormasters, boat builders and repairers, and industry consultants. The conference is produced by the Association of Marina Industries (AMI) and offers an exhibit hall featuring over 110 vendors, over 25 educational seminars, a field trip to local marinas and boatyards, and numerous professional networking opportunities.
- Highly informative seminars on current topics and industry trends.
- Hands-on, small group workshops
- Experienced and well-known presenters.
- An exhibit hall with over 140 booths.
- Numerous networking opportunities during seminars, breaks, receptions, and other events.
- Presentations of industry awards.
- Certified Marina Manager and Certified Marina Operator Awards Presentation.
- A field trip to marinas and boatyards near the location of the show.
IMBC’s 750+ attendees are marina-industry professionals including Certified Marina Managers, Certified Marina Operators, marina managers, owners, and operators as well as dockmasters, harbormasters, boat builders, boatyard staff, service professionals, and marina consultants. Exhibiting companies are those who supply the marina industry with such products and services as docking systems, forklifts, pumps, electricity and Wi-Fi at marinas, marina software, etc.
- Provide opportunities for personal and professional growth.
- Provide attendees, sponsors, and exhibitors with an environment for building connections and relationships.
- Provide educational seminars on new ideas and trends as well as best practices.
- Provide an environment that encourages creativity and gives participants the opportunity to share experiences and learn from each other.
- Offer attendees with objective and reliable business information.
- Stimulate a widening interest in marina and marine service industries.
- Promote the mission and values of the Association of Marina Industries.
IMBC supports the marina and boatyard industries by providing one place where industry professionals get together to discuss business and trends. Our continuing mission is to create the best opportunity for personal and professional growth and remain the premier event for the owners and management of marinas and boatyards.