AZBW NEWS SERVICE — The International Marine
Institute announced April 18 that it has scheduled its 7th Dry Stack
Conference for Oct. 22-24 in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
storage is becoming increasingly important as the industry struggles
with limitations on boating access," said Jim Frye, president of the
Association of Marine Industries. "This conference will convene the
world’s leading experts in the industry and offer insight and
solutions on this topic."
The institute, which is a subsidiary of the Association of Marine
said experts in the dry stack industry will conduct seminars on
topics that include the following:
- dry storage trends,
- reconfiguring existing facilities,
- condominium trends and boat clubs,
- fork lift safety,
- maintenance risk management, and
- financial performance.
Some of the industry’s leading professionals are scheduled to
attend and make presentations including Mike Wiggins from Wiggins
Lift Company, Steve Ryder from Bellingham Marine, and Chris
Rosenberg from Vertical Yacht Storage Systems, IMI said.
In a release the IMI said that this is the only dry stack
conference offered in the world and is a great way to become
informed on this latest trend in boat storage as well as networking
opportunities with industry professionals and exhibitors.
The three-day conference is scheduled at the Double Tree Hotel
immediately before the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show.
For more information or to register, contact Raegan Quigley at