Our industry partners represent the driving force behind creation of a strong and viable marine and maritime workforce to meet both today’s needs and the workforce needs of the future.  Our marine & maritime industry partners are represented by a growing list of organizations and experts with knowledge and resources to help students learn about career pathways and programs.


This page was launched with the 2014 Career Fair Sponsors & Exhibitors. Additional businesses, government agencies, associations, college, university, technical training, STEM programs, organizations committed to getting kids on the water & others will be added as we move forward. The information available on this page will be updated regularly as we add career related resources from our partners.


The 2011 Founding Partners of the  Annual Marine & Maritime Career Fair:

Eastport Yacht Club Foundation

Anne Arundel County Public Schools

National Sailing Center & Hall of Fame


In 2014, the Marine Trades Association of Maryland (MTAM) joined our career fair sponsors.  Also, EYCF joined with MTAM as part of the Marine Trades Partnership under an EARN Maryland Planning Grant & will work to identify skills gaps and career pathways within the Maryland marine industry for high school, post-secondary students and veterans. Click here to view our Career Fair Sponsors & exhibits.


In 2015, more that 25 exhibitors/sponsors were on hand at Annapolis High School for the 5th Annual Marine and Maritime Career Fair on February 28, 2015.  They came to share their knowledge & expertise about marine and maritime careers connected to the Chesapeake Bay, oceans, rivers and lakes.  Over 250 6th -12th grade students attended the Career Fair!


Our THANKS to those that made the 5th Annual Marine and Maritime Career Fair a succes and helped the EYC Foundation continue its a long-term commitment to build and maintain a strong workforce across the marine and maritime industries in Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay region!  For a complete list of exhibitor - CLICK HERE









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