This year, the annual meeting of the Mid-America Regional Exam Center workgroup (MAREC) is being held this year in conjunction with the Inland Marine Expo (IMX) put on by The Waterways Journal.

The IMX takes place May 20-22 at The Dome @ America’s Center in St. Louis, Mo.

The Waterways Journal has provided free admission to the IMX show for MAREC attendees. The MAREC meeting will be held on May 20 at 1 p.m. in the same building as IMX, although a room number hasn’t yet been assigned.

The National Maritime Center will have a representative at the meeting, according to Greg Menke, business development and compliance manager for Evansville Marine Service and longtime MAREC chair.

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MAREC members are urged to register now so that their badge is printed and ready for pick up (promotional Code: MAREC19).

Attendees can register for the Inland Marine Expo 2019 at:

IMX registration includes full access to the tradeshow floor, expert-led education sessions and networking events.

Menke urges MAREC attendees to book rooms at the headquarters hotel, the Marriott St. Louis Grand. Use this link:

The special IMX room rates are available until April 28, or until rooms are unavailable.

Please make your reservation by contacting the hotel directly online or by calling 314-621-9600. Please do not give your info to anyone representing themselves as an Inland Marine Expo housing company.