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Northwest Marine Trade Association Announces Marine Career Fair at Seattle Boat Show,

Jan 30, 2017

400+ Open Positions in Booming Recreational Marine Industry


Who:              The Northwest Marine Trade Association (NMTA) is organizing a career fair at the Seattle Boat Show featuring 30+ local marine-related businesses with ~400 full-time positions plus many seasonal ones. Attendees at the Career Fair will be given free admittance to the Boat Show for further networking opportunities.


Why:              The recreational marine industry is experiencing great growth. Other affiliated businesses – local boat builders, yacht outfitters, boat yards and more – are experiencing similar growth, creating many job opportunities. The immediate openings are for all facets of business such as sales, customer service, administration, some seasonal, but most of the need and open positions are for skilled marine technicians, experienced mechanics and skilled laborers (fiberglass work and repair, welding, glazing, rigging, painting).


When:            Monday Jan. 30, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Attendees will be given free admittance to the Boat Show for Monday Jan. 30 so that they may explore the show, talk to exhibitors and learn more about the boating business and lifestyle. The show opens at the conclusion of the career fair at 11 a.m. and runs until 8 p.m.


Where:           CenturyLink Field Event Center, 1000 Occidental Ave, Seattle, WA 98134

                        To enter the building Job Fair participants will go up the stairs located between the CenturyLink Event Center and CenturyLink Field.


About             The 70th annual Seattle Boat Show, Indoors + Afloat opens on Friday Jan. 27 and runs through Saturday Feb. 4, 2017 at CenturyLink Field Event Center and South Lake Union, with a complimentary shuttle running continuously between both locations. It’s the West Coast’s largest boat show and it features some 1,000 boats and yachts, more than three acres of accessories, electronics and boating gear, 400+ exhibitors, 200+ free seminars and advanced training classes for a fee.


About NMTA:           The NMTA is the nation’s oldest and largest regional marine association, representing more than 700 companies – from stand up paddle board dealers to super yacht builders and everything in between. Members include boat dealers, boat brokers, marinas, boatyards, manufacturers, retailers and suppliers of boating accessories and services.



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