The 2021 Digital Affiliation of Marina Industries (AMI) Meeting & Expo scheduled for January 27, 2021 – February 17, 2021, will kick-off its academic ingredient with three in depth pre-conference training gatherings, commencing January 27. The convention expanded the total agenda for the go to a complete digital event.

The a few educational matters incorporate a workshop focusing on lessons uncovered from the 2020 NFPA National Electrical Codes updates, like an in general electrical protection evaluate a seminar on the fundamentals of jogging a thriving marina and application steerage for a Boating Infrastructure Grant (Big) award. The Virtual AMI Conference & Expo is open to all market pros and is organized and produced by AMI.

Introduced by top marina electrical gurus in the business, the session “2020: Classes Acquired from the 2020 Electrical Code Updates” on January 27, 2021, (2:00pm – 4:00 pm EST) is a stick to-up to very last year’s workshop speaking about the details and demands of the new electrical codes. This workshop will focus on the lessons figured out ensuing from implementation of the 2020 NFPA Countrywide Electric Codes. Presenters Chris Dolan (Marina Electrical Products) and Gary Loftis (Maffett Loftis Engineering) will wander you by these lessons and give assistance on steering clear of expensive errors. You will go away with a apparent comprehending of what you have to have to successfully put into action these codes at your have marina.

Registrants are also invited to get specialized with the session “BIG Infrastructure Grant: Action by Phase Steering for a Productive Award” on January 28, 2021 (2:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST), led by Wendy Larimer, grant author and former member of the Large assessment committee, and Scott Meister, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Expert services, Significant Grant Coordinator. This two-hour session will be a action-by-stage assessment of the application process, providing ideas and resources offered for use in a successful award, which include the AMI Marina Financial Calculator. All attendees will be supplied obtain to this tool—available on the AMI web page at https://marinaeconomicimpact.org/—to existing the over-all economic influence of their venture and to aid in producing a effective software. 

Ultimately, the Convention & Expo will host a Marina 101 class, February 1, 2021, (1:00pm – 4:00 pm EST). This seminal program operate by AMI presenter Carl Wolf, CMM, CMI (Marina Operations LLC), addresses the basics of marina administration for those people with tiny to no experience managing their have functions. The course’s recognition provides it back year following 12 months at the Meeting & Expo and remains an important stepping stone for those considering a job in the marina business.

More Convention & Expo functions commence February 2, 2021, with the AMI member assembly and Digital Trivia night time major up to keynotes, virtual show hall visits, the Licensed Marina Manager (CMM) and Qualified Marina Operator (CMO) award ceremony and breakout periods on February 3-4, 2021.

The expanded program continues with academic sessions on February 9-10, 2021 and February 16-17, 2021.

The digital platform will be accessible by way of March 31, 2021 for on-demand viewing of recorded articles and ongoing virtual exhibit corridor visits.

The pre-meeting classes involve pre-registration and an additional payment. Full-meeting passes—providing entry to the complete digital function together with networking, academic periods and show corridor by means of March 31, 2021—are $175 for AMI users and $225 for non-customers. 

Show hall-only passes are absolutely free but need a registration to access the virtual party. To sign up stop by https://marinaassociation.org/conferenceandexpo.

To critique the whole Conference & Expo agenda and for far more facts, you should visit https://marinaassociation.org/conferenceandexposchedule.