The Landing School

Finding skilled workers has always been a challenge for the marine industry and seems to be especially so for many companies now that unemployment rates are at record lows. But you do have options. This Fall, why not build your capacity by sending...

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08.May.2018


Job Inquiry

Adam Terry is a Customer Quality Supervisor at Magneti Marelli. He manages the safe launch department with 18 direct reports over 3 shifts to support a 24/7 automotive manufacturing operation. He evaluates and implements continuous process...

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24.Apr.2018


This week in Lansing

As election season looms ever closer, both House and Senate members continue to prepare for a large overhaul in their respective chambers. In the House , only 23 members are in their third and final term, while 20 others are forgoing additional...

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10.Apr.2018


Modern Fish Act, E15 & Aluminum Tariffs ? Why Your Attendance at ABC is Imperative

Never has there been a more critical time to get involved in advocacy and attend the American Boating Congress (ABC) . In 2018, the recreational boating industry is facing major policy decisions that will come to a head this summer and have...

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10.Apr.2018


MBIA invites members to join staff at American Boating Congress (ABC)

By attending ABC you will: Meet elected officials to discuss your policy concerns; Speak directly with policymakers in your Congressional district; Learn more about the Congressional process and how you can stay involved year round; Hear from...

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09.Apr.2018


Gov. Snyder welcomes Chicago as newest member of Great Lakes Basin Partnership to Block Asian Carp

The partnership is a multijurisdictional coalition that supports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers? plan to reduce the risk of invasive carp entering the Great Lakes by upgrading security at the Brandon Road Lock and Dam in Joliet, Illinois. Chicago...

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09.Apr.2018


Lake Erie Impairment Designation FAQ

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency ( EPA ) has designated the open waters of western Lake Erie as impaired in a draft report. What does that actually mean? The new water quality designation doesn?t mean that Lake Erie isn?t safe for drinking...

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27.Mar.2018


IRS Issues additional payroll guidance addressing tax reform changes

On January 29, 2018, the IRS issued Notice 2018-14 to provide additional federal income tax withholding guidance pending the release of the 2018 Form W-4. The IRS has revised Form W-4 to reflect changes made by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the ?Act?)...

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26.Mar.2018


Top 10 things companies need to know about tax reform

The $1.5 trillion new tax law represents the most sweeping change to tax code in a generation. Tax reform of this magnitude will have broad implications for businesses of all sizes and in all industries. While accountants and tax departments wade...

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26.Mar.2018


Senate Committee Passes Modern Fish Act

enate committee passes Modern Fish Act February 28, 2018 By American Sportfishing Association Today, the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation overwhelmingly approved S. 1520, the Modernizing Recreational Fisheries...

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26.Mar.2018


Help Protect Sales Tax on the Difference for Boats

Help Protect Sales Tax on the Difference for Boats - Nicki Polan, Executive Director, Michigan Boating Industries Association It has been nearly 5 years since we passed the Sales Tax on the Difference Law (STOD) for boaters here in Michigan. In...

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20.Mar.2018


Nautique swervin? weekends expands for the 2018 season

Nautique is proud to announce the expansion of the Nautique Swervin? Weekends? presented by HO Skis, USA Water Ski and AWSA (American Water Ski Association). Each Nautique Swervin? Weekend is completely free of charge for all participants who sign...

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05.Mar.2018


MBIA awards 2018 Mayor's Cup at the Detroit Boat Show

MBIA awards 2018 Mayor?s Cup at the Detroit Boat Show SMG/Cobo Center and the Detroit Regional Convention Facility Authority have been awarded the 2018 Mayor?s Cup Award, by the Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA) for the long-standing...

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21.Feb.2018


Four re-certified as Michigan Clean Marinas

Livonia, Mich., February 7, 2018 ? The Michigan Clean Marina Program is pleased to announce four marinas have been re-certified as ?Michigan Clean Marinas?; they are Howe Interlakes Marine, Indian River; Edward C. Grace Memorial Harbor, Elk Rapids;...

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07.Feb.2018


Save the Date: American Boating Congress, May 9-11

The American Boating Congress will be held May 9-11 in Washington, D.C., bringing together all segments of the industry to share our collective voice on Capitol Hill. Representatives from MBIA staff and Board will be attending on your behalf, and...

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31.Jan.2018


Attend American Boating Congress (ABC) 2018?MBIA to Co-Host

Each year MBIA co-hosts and attends the American Boating Congress in Washington D.C where we speak to legislators about the importance of the Recreational Boating Industry in the state of Michigan. We make sure that they are aware of legislation...

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16.Jan.2018


Read the 2017 Annual Report

Read about all the great accomplishments over the past year, and see what's coming in 2018. The 2017 Annual Report has good news to share! 1. A successful year for the industry 2. MBIA's Award Recipients 3. Increase in Certified Clean Marinas 4....

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09.Jan.2018


Clean Marina History - Walstrom Marine

"Walstrom Marine was one of the first to become a certified Clean Marina in Michigan in 2005. Our reason was that because we operate in one of the cleanest harbors in Michigan we wanted to keep it clean. You can walk down any of our docks and see...

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09.Jan.2018


Clean Marina Live! Classrooms

Michigan_Clean_Marina_Classr.pdf The Michigan Clean Marina Program is pleased to announce that our online classroom is going on the road this spring. Michigan Sea Grant staff and certification specialists will conduct two in-person workshops on the...

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03.Jan.2018


Thinking about renting boats next summer? Renting boats in Michigan requires a Livery Permit

Many MBIA members rent boats, and others are considering this as an additional source of revenue. Please note if this is something you are currently undertaking or will in the future, there are several things you should consider. First be sure to...

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12.Dec.2017


New Benefits through the Michigan Chamber of Commerce

MBIA has joined forces with the Michigan Chamber of Commerce to bring you several new member benefits. Please click below to start taking advantage of them! You must use code MBIA when making a purchase. HR Services Publications & Posters Savings...

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27.Oct.2017


Asian Carp discovered close to Lake Michigan?Taking action

A commercial fisherman pulled a live Asian carp out of the Calumet River last week, just 9 miles away from Lake Michigan. While finding even one Asian carp is alarming, officials say that it does not mean the carp are reproducing near the lake, or...

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27.Jun.2017


Improving Lake Erie?s water quality

The state of Michigan has drafted a plan of action to improve water quality in Lake Erie as well as helping to prevent algal blooms, making it safer for people and aquatic life. The draft plan will be available for public review and comment through...

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27.Jun.2017


Deadline for public comment regarding the proposed new policy, sediment testing for dredging project

The DEQ, Water Resources Division is accepting written comments on a proposed new policy, Sediment Testing for Dredging Projects, through July 28, 2017. The proposed policy identifies when sediment testing is required and how results will be used...

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27.Jun.2017


MBIA debuts new logo to celebrate 60th anniversary

In celebration of 60 years as a leading marine trade group in the country, the Michigan Boating Industries Association is debuting a new, modern logo that aligns with the recent re-branding of the Association-produced boat shows, The Detroit Boat...

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26.Jun.2017


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