NMEA Posts 2017 Installer Training Class Schedule


The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA), based in Severna Park, Maryland, has announced the lineup and dates of their marine electronics installer training classes for 2017.

Included are the Basic Marine Electronics Installer (MEI), Advanced Marine Electronics Installer (AMEI), Basic NMEA 2000 Network Installer and Advanced NMEA 2000 Network Installer courses.

“These courses are the backbone of our technical training program for installers and anyone else seeking to raise their technical skills to a whole new level,” says NMEA President and Executive Director, Mark Reedenauer. “Our goal is to offer marine electronics professionals the training resources to stay abreast of the constant advances in technology that they deal with on a daily basis.”

2017 NMEA Training Schedule:

January 2017

Location: Florence Civic Center, Florence, SC

Jan. 26 – Advanced NMEA 2000 Network

Trainer: Mike Spyros

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February 2017

Location: Clarion Hotel, Toms River, NJ

Feb. 6 – Basic MEI

Trainer: Hugh Lupo

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Location: Viking Yachts, New Gretna, NJ

Feb. 21 – NMEA 2000 Network

Feb. 22 – Advanced NMEA 2000 Network

Trainer: Mike Spyros

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March 2017

Location: Navico facility, Merrimack, NH

Mar. 28 – Basic MEI

Mar. 29 – Advanced MEI

Mar. 30 – NMEA 2000 Network

Mar. 31 – Advanced NMEA 2000 Network

Trainer: Kevin Boughton

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June 2017

Location: Courtyard Marriott Airport, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

June 6 – Basic MEI

June 7 – Advanced MEI

June 8 – NMEA 2000 Network

June 9 – Advanced NMEA 2000 Network

Trainer: Mike Spyros

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August 2017

Location: Courtyard Marriott Airport, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Aug. 8 – Basic MEI

Aug. 9 – Advanced MEI

Aug. 10 – NMEA 2000 Network

Aug. 11 – Advanced NMEA 2000 Network

Trainer: Mike Spyros

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September 2017

Location: IBEX, Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, FL –

Sept. 18 – Basic MEI

Trainer: John Barry

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Location: NMEA Conference & Expo, Bellevue Hilton, Bellevue, WA

Sept. 26 – Basic MEI

Sept. 27- Advanced MEI

Sept. 28 – NMEA 2000 Network –

Sept. 29 – Advanced NMEA 2000 Network

Trainers: TBD

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November 2017

Location: Pacific Marine Expo, Seattle, WA –

Nov. 16 – Basic MEI – Trainer: Johnny Lindstrom

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Location: Workboat Show, Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA – Nov. 29 – Basic MEI – Trainer: John Barry

MEI, AMEI and Basic NMEA 2000 courses are US $450 for members and US $650 for nonmembers. The Advanced NMEA 2000 Installer course is US $650 for members and US $850 for nonmembers. Lunch and class materials are included with all courses.

Multi-day discounts are available. To register, go to nmea.org and click on the ‘Training’ link. For more information, contact NMEA at 410-975-9425 or email dcompere@nmea.org.