NMEA Releases Plans for 2024 Conference and Expo

The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) announced that its 2024 Conference & Expo will take place at the Omni Hotel in Providence, Rhode Island, from September 16 to 20. This event is a pivotal platform for the marine electronics industry, featuring extensive technical training sessions, educational tracks, and networking opportunities designed to advance industry knowledge and business growth. Attendees will be able to engage in over 20 manufacturer-specific technical training sessions and more than 10 educational tracks covering a range of topics from business management to advanced installation techniques.

The manufacturer expo hall will showcase the latest marine electronic innovations with expanded hours. A bar reception with appetizers will be available on the first two evenings, and the NMEA Product of Excellence Awards Banquet is scheduled for September 19.

Registration for the conference will open in late May, with options for full week or single day passes. NMEA Dealer, Master Dealer, Boat Builder and Trade members receive a complimentary registration as part of their membership benefits.

NMEA will also offer the following full-day marine electronics installer training courses. A different registration fee applies for these day-long classes:

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  • Basic NMEA Installer Training (MEI), Monday Sept 16, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • Basic NMEA 2000® Installer Training, Tuesday Sept 17, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • Advanced NMEA 2000® Installer Training, Wednesday Sept 18, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • Advanced NMEA Installer Training (AMEI), Thursday Sept 19, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • Advanced NMEA 2000® Installer Training, Friday Sept 20, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Look for a detailed preliminary schedule of all 2024 Conference & Expo events as they become available on www.nmea.org. More information will be added in the coming months. Registration for the annual event will open in late May. For additional information visit www.nmea.org or contact the NMEA office at (410) 975-9425.