Event Details

In response to a rapidly changing business landscape, new technologies becoming available, and significant challenges facing the marina sector, the inaugural Boating BC Marina Sector Seminar will be held on Monday, November 20, 2017. This meeting will take place the night prior to the 2017 Boating BC Conference in the Maple Room at the Pacific Gateway Hotel. This event is open to all marina businesses and is not a member-only event.


  • Brandon Wright, CEO, Barnacle Systems | Introducing Remote Boat Monitoring
  • James Copeland, Founder, Swift Harbour | A Revolutionary Way to Book Moorage
  • Merritt Alves, Membership Coordinator, Association of Marina Industries | How to Take Advantage of Your AMI Membership

Boating BC President, Don Prittie, and First Vice President & Treasurer, Mike Short will be in attendance to facilitate the seminar, lead the open forum discussions, and answer questions related to membership.

Open Forum Discussion

The evening will offer an opportunity to participate in an open forum to discuss issues facing marinas in BC, including access to water and changes in marina electrical design requirements. If you have a topic or question you would like to discuss at the seminar, please email info@boatingbc.ca.

Stay + Network!

Be sure to stay and network with fellow members before and after the evening's sessions! Hors d'oeuvres will be served, sponsored by Barnacle Systems and Swift Harbour and a bar will be made available, sponsored by Boating BC Association.

Hotel Accommodations

Guests are welcome to stay the night at the Pacific Gateway Hotel under the 2017 Boating BC Conference room block at a discounted rate of $139.00 per night. To reserve your room, call 1-866-382-3474 and quote the block code: 1711BOAT. The reservation block is open to delegates until November 7th, so be sure to book your space as soon as possible.

To confirm your attendance, you must complete the registration form below.

While you're at it, why not register for the 2017 Boating BC Conference, taking place November 21 + 22, 2017!

  NOVEMBER 20, 2017

Brandon Wright

Barnacle Systems: Remote Boat Monitoring


James Copeland

Swift Harbour: A Revolutionary Way to Book Moorage


Merritt Alves | Membership Coordinator, Association of Marina Industries

How to Take Advantage of Your AMI Membership



  Water Access Update
  Changes in Marina Electrical Design
  Marina Sector Group Future Planning


To confirm your attendance, you must complete the registration form below:

Ticket Name Sale Ends Price Quantity
20 Nov 2017
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20 Nov 2017
7:00pm - 9:30pm PST

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