[PAST EVENT] Virginia Charter Boat Workshop

March 5, 2016
8:30am - 3pm
VIMS - Watermen's Hall
1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062Map this location
The Virginia Charter Boat Workshop will be held on Saturday, March 5th. The one-day program will run from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Watermen's Hall at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1208 Greate Road, Gloucester Point, Virginia.

Organized by the Marine Advisory Program at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) in partnership with the Virginia Charter Boat Association (VCBA), the workshop will highlight charter business management, marketing strategies, maritime legal issues, and fishery resource updates.

Workshop speakers will be regional professionals in their respective fields. Participants can look forward to a fisheries keynote address from Robert Beal, Executive Director of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, in addition to talks from the U.S. Coast Guard and legal and marketing experts.

The program is committed to helping the charter boat operator address current topics and challenges in small business management.

Attendance is expected to fill quickly, so advanced registration is strongly encouraged.

The early-bird registration cost for the workshop is $17 per person and will cover all resource materials and lunch. Registration will be limited and the fee will increase to $30 after February 24, 2016.

To register, make your check payable to "Virginia Institute of Marine Science," and mail it to: Dianne Roberts, Marine Advisory Program, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, P.O. Box 1346, Gloucester Point, VA 23062. ATTN: Charter Boat Workshop. The early-bird registration deadline is February 24, 2016.

{{http://www.vims.edu/research/units/centerspartners/map/_docs/charterboat2016.pdf,Download a registration form }} or contact [[susanna,Susanna Musick]] at 804.684.7166.

[[susanna,Susanna Musick]], 804.684.7166

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