Joining MIACC will provide access to a large marine industry network in South Florida and to boating industry associations in the U.S. and worldwide. With more than 100 members within the region, across the State and beyond, MIACC is one of the most active marine advocacy groups in the industry, with a professional staff to serve members needs in the areas of policy, advocacy, communications and marketing. MIACC is dedicated to members’ growth and prosperity, focused on growing marine businesses, promoting the boating lifestyle, connecting leaders, communicating with regional development organizations, and informing legislators.Become a member
To be considered for our Marine Industry Full Membership category, the majority of your business must sell or provide a service that is directly tied to the boating lifestyle. These businesses must exemplify professionalism, minimum codes of conduct and represent themselves as upstanding ambassadors for the marine industry.Become a member
To be considered for our Associate Membership category, the business must provide support services to marine industry members and/or the boating public. These businesses must exemplify professionalism, minimum codes of conduct and must represent themselves as upstanding ambassadors for the marine industry.Become a member
To be considered for our Recreational Membership category, individuals must have a vested interest in the boating lifestyle. The individual must exemplify professionalism, minimum codes of conduct and must represent themselves as upstanding ambassadors for the marine industry.Become a member
Our Honorary Membership program is reserved for Non-profits, Government agencies, and approved Environmental agencies. Participation is by invitation only.Become a member
Our Emeritus Member Program is our most elite level of membership and is designed to bring together the chief decision makers of our industry. Participation is by invitation only.Become a member
MIACC delivers important news and developments to members via newsletters, direct email, social media, and on its website. Drawing on wide participation with marine sources and groups, information is provided on awards, community events, board and committee actions, boat shows, fishing tournaments, marine charities, market information, industry data, as well as local and national marine trends and issues.
Networking and camaraderie among MIACC members with diverse product and service offerings in the regional marine community is a unique benefit. Member mixers, informative meetings, volunteer opportunities, and other events offer a chance to stay in touch with colleagues and up to date on emerging industry developments. Additional opportunities exist to become actively engaged through serving on MIACC committees and in elected leadership roles.
MIACC has a long-held reputation for strong leadership and successful advocacy on local, state, and federal issues that impact the recreational marine industry. Working closely with regional planners, elected officials, and regulatory agencies is a core value of membership and members receive regular alerts and updates on targeted legislative issues. Advocacy efforts are advanced through MIACC leadership, professional lobbyists, and committee members.
Identifying as a member of MIACC and using the association logo in communications, on company websites, signage, displays, and publications shows involvement with a professional organization known for focusing on the interests of the marine community and boating public. Participation in meetings and conferences help businesses keep abreast of important industry issues, programs, and developments.
MIACC produces approximately 1,000 printed membership directories annually in addition to maintaining the online directory, which helps marine customers find members by name, product, or service, and projects a positive image of businesses to current and prospective clients. A tier of advertising opportunities in the printed directory is also available for members interested in further exposure.
Marine Industry members receive the opportunity to promote their company in all MIACC marketing materials, social media, newsletter, member directory, boat show program, and website.
An electronic job board on the MIACC website helps member companies find qualified workers and allows job seekers to find marine positions.