Marine Industry Job Fair Set for Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show®


2014 Fort Lauderdale International Boat showFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – (October 1, 2014) For those just starting a career in the marine industry and others looking for a change of course, the Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) will host a marine industry job fair during the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show®.

Taking place on October 30 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center, the fair will feature more than 20 leading marine industry companies, from both the private and commercial sectors, representing nearly 200 available positions including skilled trades, administrative and crew.

In addition to exploring job opportunities available in South Florida’s largest industry, job-seekers will receive helpful job search, resume building and career tips.  A boating etiquette seminar also will be offered sharing information and insights for those new to the industry.

Participants include: Tradesmen International, High Seas Yacht Service, Rolly Marine, Derecktor, Parker Yachts, Maritime Professional Training (MPT), Broward College, Nova Southeastern University, and CareerSource Broward

Attendees can preregister by October 24 at The first 100 pre-registrants will receive a complimentary ticket to the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Attending the job fair is convenient and free.

The Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center is located at 1950 Eisenhower Blvd in Fort Lauderdale.  Parking is available onsite or at War Memorial Auditorium (parking fees apply).  A valid photo I.D. is required for entry.

Founded in 1961, The MIASF, a not-for-profit organization, is the largest trade organization in the Southeast United States dedicated to promoting, protecting and growing the 90,000 middle class jobs in Broward County and 107,000 jobs regionally in marine businesses, promoting boating lifestyles from family cruising and fishing to yachts and the goods and services that sustain them.  The Association has more than 500 members in Broward, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach Counties and is the owner of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.

For more information please call 954.524.2733 or visit