Accessibility Guidelines for Marinas and Boating Facilities
(designed for marinas, marine contractors, waterfront planners, marine construction firms)
The North Carolina Marine Trades Services, in conjunction with the US Access Board (Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)) and the Association of Marina Industries (AMI), will provide training seminars on accessibility guidelines for marinas and boating facilities. They will be conducted at the following locations:
Tuesday, September 20th
NC 150 Hwy
10AM – 1PM
New Bern, NC
Wednesday, September 21st
100 Middle Street
10AM – 1PM
Tuesday, September 22nd
Executive Development Center
Military Cutoff Road - Landfall Center
10AM – 1PM
The seminar is free and is funded by the US Access Board. A light lunch will be included.
To register please contact Tara Caldwell at 252-728-2804, firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax: 252-728-6988
The following materials will be provided: Accessible Marinas and Boating Facilities, Training Module: Resource Book (US Access Board & Marina Operators Association of America (MOAA) Accessible Boating Facilities (US Access Board)
The ADA session has been paid for by the Association of Marina Industries (AMI) as part of the cooperative program funded by the US Access Board. The program participants will:
· Learn about the new Accessibility Guidelines for Recreational Marinas and how to comply with and use them as a significant competitive advantage for their facilities.
· Save money by learning the guidelines prior to construction or renovation
· Ensure individuals with disabilities are provided with increased accessibility and opportunities at your facilities.
· Incorporate accessibility into the design of the boating and recreational facility with a free ADA guideline publication distributed at workshops.
The SBTDC is a business development service of The University of North Carolina operated in partnership with the US Small Business Administration. This website and newsletters are a product of the Marine Trades Services of the Small Business and Technology Development Center and are in part funded by the SBA. For additional information, contact Mike Bradley (252) 728-2144 or MBradley@SBTDC.org.
|This material is based on work supported by the US Small Business Administration (SBA). Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.|