IMBC 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. IMBC is where dedicated marine professionals gather to exchange information, talk about the future of the industry, explore new methods and techniques, receive updates on revised standards and established rules, and discover new products. The conference is produced by the Association of Marina Industries (AMI).
Highly informative seminars on current topics and industry trends.
Hands-on, small group workshops.
Experienced and well-known presenters.
An exhibit hall with over 145 booths.
Numerous networking opportunities and social events.
Presentations of industry awards including new Certified Marina Manager and Certified Marina Operator designations.
A field trip to marinas and boatyards near the location of the show.
Sponsoring, exhibiting, and/or advertising at IMBC gives your company maximum exposure to key decision makers in the marina industry. These are effective ways to showcase your products and/or services. Also, by participating, you are helping the Association of Marina Industries (AMI) generate the leading marina and boatyard conference in the industry.
Decision Makers are in attendance - IMBC has a reputation for bringing together the best mix of marina products, services, exhibitors, and industry professionals. From marinas and boatyards to other suppliers, to consultants, everyone you want to talk to will be there.
People Buy from Names they Know and Trust - Networking is the number one reason our participants say they attend IMBC. The conference offers numerous professional and social opportunities for this both on the exhibit floor and at other conference events. By participating in IMBC, you have the opportunity to build important industry relationships that will naturally generate sales.
Cost Effective - IMBC is a one-stop shop. Everyone you need to see is in attendance so there is no need to travel anywhere else!
BENEFITS OF PARTICIPATING
Connections with key decision makers in the marina and boatyard fields
New leads by receiving a list of all conference attendees after the show
Two complimentary full conference passes and a discount on additional passes
Company profile with logo and website link on IMBC’s website
Company listing in show program
Access to a pre-show marketing list of attendees
Networking opportunities with over 110 other vendors
Recognition as an exhibitor and supporter of IMBC and AMI in marketing materials and at the conference
Access to an Exhibitor Marketing Kit with customizable web banners and postcards as well as sales tools and tips
AMI, or the Association of Marina Industries, is a non-profit membership organization dedicated exclusively to serving the needs of the marina industry.
For its US members specifically, AMI offers direct access to innovative and cost-saving business solutions, educational services, regularly updated news and publications, and research results. AMI is the independent voice for the marina industry at the national level on all related legislative and regulatory issues.