Marine Industry Day Committee April 14, 2014
This committee was established to build awareness to our industry on local, state, and federal levels. The Marine Industry Day Celebration is a gathering of Broward County’s diverse marine industry workforce and families who comprise the foundation of Broward’s number one economic driver. The yards, builders, marinas, sales, service and support businesses in Fort Lauderdale and the surrounding region generates an excess of $8.8 billion for Broward and $11.5 billion regionally and provides employment for nearly 110,000 skilled workers in Broward and 136,000 in the region.
Boats & Yachts –Seeks to raise the effectiveness and maintain the positive image of the South Florida marine industry in serving the regional boat and global yacht community. It also promotes the region as both a destination and service center capital for yacht goods and services. Focus is to disseminate information, educational and other resources for members, including Captains and crew involved with recreational vessels over 75’ (24 meters).