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SWFMIA Industry Roundtable

Please Join Us – All Interested Marine Industry Businesses Welcome St. Petersburg Yacht Club – Thursday September 10, 4:00pm – RSVP Required SWFMIA Roundtables are

NEWS: Only a few days left to make your comment on the EPA’s ethanol proposal.

There’s only a few days left before the EPA’s ethanol comment period closes. This is our last chance to tell the EPA that we want

Lido Key – Big Pass Sand Dredge

It has taken nearly 20 years to get federal approval for this project, however plans to renourish Lido Key are causing concern for several groups.


THE 14th ANNUAL CHARLOTTE COUNTY BOAT SHOW JANUARY 15-18, 2015 PORT CHARLOTTE, FL – Charlotte County is home to just about the finest boating waters

News Release: Coast Guard to hold public meeting for waterways review in Punta Gorda, Fla.

Coast Guard to hold public meeting for waterways review in Punta Gorda, Fla. WHO: The Coast Guard WHAT: Public meeting to discuss Aids to Navigation

The 42nd Annual Fort Myers Boat Show Set to Make a Splash!

Southwest Florida’s largest and most anticipated boat show returns for it’s 42nd annual exhibition of boats, equipment and seminars. The event will be held in

SWFMIA News & Notes – Oct. 2014

SWFMIA News & Notes – Oct. 2014 As you know, we have an important General Election coming up this November. We will be voting for our

UPDATE: Draft Impact Statement released on rail project!

A Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) has been released by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for the proposed All Aboard Florida Passenger Rail Project –

SWFMIA 2014 Annual Dinner Gallery

SWFMIA’s 2014 Annual Dinner at Harborside Event Center was a huge success and was the most well attended to date! Participants enjoyed catching up with


Regional marine industry names Justin McBride as Member of the Year   Fort Myers, FL, Sept. 26, 2014 — Justin McBride was named Member of

Tampa Bay Region Issues Update & Happy Hour

Mark your calendars for Thursday, October 9th for our Tampa Bay Region Meeting at the Clearwater Yacht Club.

Security Alert

We just received some footage from a local break-in this weekend. We advise everyone to please keep their guard up, luckily they only managed to

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