Contact Hours (CH) / Professional Development Hours (PDH)

Education hours toward certification renewal are tracked by Contact Hours (CH) and Professional Development Hours (PDH). One (1) hour (60 minutes) is equal to one (1) CH / PDH. 
 Certified Marina Manager/Certified Marina Operator Contact Hours (CH) - IMBC offers the best opportunity to earn contact hours (CH) towards recertification. Contact hours are given for educational seminars, workshops and tours. They are not given for meetings, exhibition viewing, or networking receptions. Check your final conference program onsite for the number of hours given for each event. For more information on AMI certifications, visit

Professional Development Hours (PDH) will also be available for IMBC's educational sessions. Check with your certifcation provider for approval. Engineers are instructed to check with their state's requirements for recertification.

Professional Marina Resource Guide

The Professional Marina Resource Guide is brought to you as a service of the Association of Marina Industries (AMI). All companies in the Guide are members of AMI. This guide merely serves as an informational resource to allow marina industry representatives access to other professionals in the industry who can provide desired products or services.