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Yacht Industry Symposium

Posted on: 10/09/2014

Yacht Industry Symposium

OVERVIEW

When: 10/09/2014 - 10/10/2014

Time: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm

Location: Greater Ft. Lauderdale / Broward County Convention Center

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CONTACT INFORMATION

1950 EISENHOWER BOULEVARD, FORT LAUDERDALE33316

Website: http://www.yachtsymposium.com/

E-mail: send an e-mail

Contact Name: Jason King

Phone: 954-801-3046

 

DESCRIPTION

The second annual Yachting Symposium and Job Fair is slated to take place Oct. 9-10 at Greater Ft. Lauderdale / Broward County Convention Center in Ft. Lauderdale.

 

The 2014 agenda offers 21 educational sessions, a Networking and Collaboration Terrace, an exhibitors hall, and job fair over two full days.

 

Symposium sessions include Crew and Professional Wages/Benefits, Getting Hauled – Where & How, Safe Manning and Flag State Updates, All Aboard Florida and its Impact on the Local Yachting Industry, Hiring Practices On and Off Vessels, Why the Interior Department Of the Yacht Matters Most, and Industry Standards and Why We Need Them

 

"We see the need for people and companies [in the yachting industry] to come together for the success of their businesses and to advance their careers," said Deena Tanner, manager of the symposium. "The industry will be stronger and this is a platform for that to happen. This year, we are focusing on jobs and careers and company exposure through education. We have a panel of yacht owners and many industry experts speaking at the symposium.”

 

Early registration is free with the Salt Hub app or $15 for non Salt Hub users for a two-day pass.

 

Registration after Sept. 1 is $10 with the Salt Hub app, $25 for non users.

 

For more information and to register, visit www.yachtsym.com.

 

 

The Yacht Symposium & Job Fair is one of the industry’s most important gathering’s of Businesses, Professionals and Crew in the Yachting Industry.

Our 2014 agenda offers 21 sessions, a Networking and Collaboration Terrace, Job Fair and Mastermind Discussions over two full days. With 10 role-based sessions and 11 industry sessions, the agenda targets your specific title responsibilities and ways to adapt new ideas and strategy to your area of expertise, along with insight on what’s next in the ever evolving yacht industry.

Fort Lauderdale is the “Yacht Capital of the World” and home base too many industry experts, including 140,000 marine related jobs, 42,000 vessels and is one of the busiest cruise ports in the world. We will discuss its development and what it means to the Yachting Industry.

Operating a Business and/or, working in this competitive landscape as professionals and crew is constantly evolving. Maintaining a top level mindset and keeping up with trends and knowledge is critical to your career path and success.

This 2 day event will encapsulate you with “how to” discussions, introduce you to new topics of interest and show you inventive ways of maintaining your Vessels and operating your Business. There will also be discussions on being ecofriendly and ideas on riding the green wave which is sweeping the planet.

The following topics are a sample of the sessions and prove to be stimulating for business professionals; including entry level and seasoned crew.

  • Statistics and Data about the Yachting Industry
  • Crew & Professional Wages/Benefits
  • All Aboard Florida and what it means to the local yachting community
  • South Florida waterfront and marina development in the marine industry
  • Employment opportunities in the marine industry
  • Charter Options, Ownership & New Builds
  • Business Practices & Marketing
  • Legal, Marine Insurance & Regulations
  • Money Management & Tax Benefits for Marine Professionals
  • Industry Standards & Why we need them…
  • Traveling as an industry professional
  • Chartering, Ownership & the New Build market
  • Money Management & Tax Benefits for Crew & Marine Professionals
  • Why the interior matters most for a successful operation
  • Business Opportunities & Growth in the Yachting Industry
  • Web Technologies & How to Benefit From Them
  • Security and Medical onShore & at Sea
  • Industry Standards & Why We Need Them
  • Engineering Advances & the Challenges Ahead
  • Law, Marine Insurance & Regulations
  • Yacht & Crew preparation for country entry
  • Safe Manning & Flag States Updates
  • Employee & Crew Training
  • Engineering Advances & the Challenges Ahead
  • Crew Health Insurance & the MLC
  • Career Management and Interviewing

    The Yacht Symposium & Job Fair is one of the industry’s most important gathering’s of Businesses, Professionals and Crew in the Yachting Industry.

    Our 2014 agenda offers 21 sessions, a Networking and Collaboration Terrace, Job Fair and Mastermind Discussions over two full days. With 10 role-based sessions and 11 industry sessions, the agenda targets your specific title responsibilities and ways to adapt new ideas and strategy to your area of expertise, along with insight on what’s next in the ever evolving yacht industry.

    Fort Lauderdale is the “Yacht Capital of the World” and home base too many industry experts, including 140,000 marine related jobs, 42,000 vessels and is one of the busiest cruise ports in the world. We will discuss its development and what it means to the Yachting Industry.

    Operating a Business and/or, working in this competitive landscape as professionals and crew is constantly evolving. Maintaining a top level mindset and keeping up with trends and knowledge is critical to your career path and success.

    This 2 day event will encapsulate you with “how to” discussions, introduce you to new topics of interest and show you inventive ways of maintaining your Vessels and operating your Business. There will also be discussions on being ecofriendly and ideas on riding the green wave which is sweeping the planet.

    The following topics are a sample of the sessions and prove to be stimulating for business professionals; including entry level and seasoned crew.

    • Statistics and Data about the Yachting Industry
    • Crew & Professional Wages/Benefits
    • All Aboard Florida and what it means to the local yachting community
    • South Florida waterfront and marina development in the marine industry
    • Employment opportunities in the marine industry
    • Charter Options, Ownership & New Builds
    • Business Practices & Marketing
    • Legal, Marine Insurance & Regulations
    • Money Management & Tax Benefits for Marine Professionals
    • Industry Standards & Why we need them…
    • Traveling as an industry professional
    • Chartering, Ownership & the New Build market
    • Money Management & Tax Benefits for Crew & Marine Professionals
    • Why the interior matters most for a successful operation
    • Business Opportunities & Growth in the Yachting Industry
    • Web Technologies & How to Benefit From Them
    • Security and Medical onShore & at Sea
    • Industry Standards & Why We Need Them
    • Engineering Advances & the Challenges Ahead
    • Law, Marine Insurance & Regulations
    • Yacht & Crew preparation for country entry
    • Safe Manning & Flag States Updates
    • Employee & Crew Training
    • Engineering Advances & the Challenges Ahead
    • Crew Health Insurance & the MLC
    • Career Management and Interviewing