Northwest Marina & Boatyard Conference

The 14th Annual Northwest Marina & Boatyard Conference is packed with information for marine professionals.14th Annual Northwest Marina & Boatyard Conference Speaking Event

Northwest Marina & Boatyard ConferenceThe 14th Annual Northwest Marina & Boatyard Conference is packed with information for marine professionals. From preparing for green boating products to maritime workforce development, to marina fires to savvy social media strategies the agenda for this conference is jammed pack with great speakers and topics for everyone.

This year’s conference has a beautiful new venue: the Kitsap Conference Center, located on the Bremerton waterfront, just a short ferry ride from Seattle.

Kitsap Conference Center

Write these dates down in your calendar for Nov. 6 and 7 for what is sure to be an informative, thought-provoking event. They have rounded up an impressive array of experts and educators to provide a valuable professional development experience for all NMTA members. The seminar lineup includes sessions on, among others:

  • Leveraging technology and social media to get results
  • Responding to marina fires
  • The Clean Boating Foundation
  • Washington’s copper bottom-paint phase-out
  • NMTA’s Grow Boating grant program (yes, that means free money!)
  • Using words as marketing currency
  • Growing boating from a safety perspective
  • Washington’s habitat conservation plan
  • The state’s new boatyard permit
  • Legislative issues impacting the maritime sector
  • Marijuana, derelict vessels and the peer-to-peer marketplace: staying legal and current

Sponsors for the Event

Global Marine Insurance

Marine Floats

Additional information and registration is available here. 

Ferry Ride Mount Rainer

Ferry ride to Port Orchard, Washington