10 Reasons to Attend IMBC
#1 - Network face-to-face with over 1000 marina industry professionals
There is no better place to make the right connections that will benefit you both personally and professionally. IMBC offers numerous professional and casual opportunities to talk to your peers and form important relationships.
#2 - Connect with over 145 industry suppliers
Visit with and talk to the marina industry's leading suppliers. Learn how their products and services can aid in the success of your business. For a list of exhibitors, click here.
#3 – Reach Your Next Summit with Manley Feinberg II
Attend IMBC's keynote address on January 15 and join award winning international keynote speaker and author, Manley Feinberg II, as he discusses personal leadership, intentional relationships, and peak performance. Walk away with a renewed sense of focus, commitment, and momentum to realize the next level in your life and business.
#4 – Deliver World Class Service with Dennis Snow
Join us for IMBC’S second day keynote, Dennis Snow! Based on over 20 years with the Walt Disney World Company and many years of consulting with organizations around the world, Dennis Snow will provide you with a “how-to” program for creating a service-driven culture. This program will provide you with the tools to raise the bar of service, resulting in “walk-through-fire” customer loyalty.
#5 – Step outside and explore new ideas at local Florida marinas
Hop on the bus for the Marina and Boatyard tour with your colleagues! The tour will begin with lunch and a tour of Pier 66 Hotel and Marina and then will continue on to tour SEAHAVEN Superyacht Marina and Derecktor Shipyard. Space is limited so register now!
#6 – Ladies- take note!
Join us at the Women’s Leadership Workshop for a session of empowerment and constructive conversations on strategies for overcoming challenges that women experience in the industry.
#7 – Press your luck at Casino Night
Join IMBC conference goers for a chance to win major bragging rights and have a ton of fun! Place your bets at Blackjack, Roulette, and Craps tables while catching up with old friends and making new ones! We will provide the chips, so just bring lady luck!
#8 – Get the most out of IMBC with our specialized pre-conference workshops
IMBC is offering 3 specialized pre-conference workshops for all training levels! If you are new to the marina industry, try Marina 101. Refresh your skills in our New Electrical Codes Workshop. Design a better marina in our Marina Design Course- Theory and Design of Floating Wave Attenuators. Learn more.
#9 - Receive access to IMBC's Conference Downloads Website
Wish you could attend all three sessions during IMBC's breakout timeslots? Want to find company descriptions and contact information for all exhibitors? All IMBC attendees will receive access to IMBC's conference downloads before, during, and after the show. Visit the site in January to own a personal copy of power point slides and speaker presentations, print slides, and discover which industry vendors are showing at the conference.
#10 - Get involved in your association at AMI's Member Meeting and Reception
The Association of Marina Industries will hold its annual member meeting during IMBC. This reception style meeting will give you a chance to network with other members, educate you on the association's accomplishments over the past year, and inform you on what lies ahead. If you are not a member and would like to join or learn more about AMI, visit MarinaAssociation.org.