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MDCE 2017 issues call for presentations

Organizers of the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo are seeking educational session proposals from potential speakers for the 2017 conference, which will take place Dec. 10-13 in Orlando. The information being presented must be applicable to those involved in every facet of marine retailing. The goal is to provide an educational event that gives dealership owners, managers and employees the ...

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Industry invited to help shape MDCE 2017

Organizers of the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo have begun the planning process for the 2017 agenda, and are looking for input from boating industry professionals to create an educational experience that offers fresh value to all marine retailers. Take the Pre-MDCE 2017 Attendee Survey Now 2016 was a record setting year for the MDCE, attracting 640 marine retailers, and ...

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MDCE sets dealer attendance record

The final attendance numbers are in, and organizers of the 2016 Marine Dealer Conference & Expo – which took place Dec. 5-8 at the Orange County Convention Center and Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando – are thrilled with their results. In total, 640 marine dealers attended MDCE 2016, which represents an increase of more than 5 percent compared to last ...

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MDCE 2016: Pre-conference workshops open educational sessions

Educational sessions began at the 2016 Marine Dealer Conference & Expo Tuesday morning with more than 250 dealers attending Pre-Conference Workshops that traditionally kick off the education portion of the event. The 11 morning sessions were attended by 257 dealers who came to learn about topics ranging from leadership to new sales and marketing strategies to social media efforts. MDCE ...

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Boat Trader, Boats.com offer complimentary one-on-one website consultations at MDCE

Boat Trader and boats.com announced they will be offering dealers one-on-one website tutorials at this year’s Marine Dealer & Conference Expo (MDCE) taking place in Orlando Dec. 5-8. MDCE is co-produced in partnership with Boating Industry and the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas. Their team will offer demos showing how they can help customers create a website that will ...

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Another exciting year for Marine Dealer Conference & Expo

The Marine Dealer Conference & Expo (MDCE) will be held on Dec. 5-8 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, hosted jointly by Boating Industry and the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas (MRAA). 2015 was among the most successful years to date for the premier dealer conference in the marine industry, with a total of 1,147 marine industry ...

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Lighthouse Media Solutions named MDCE official video marketing partner

Lighthouse Media Solutions has been named the official video marketing partner of the 2016 Marine Dealer Conference & Expo, Dec. 5-8 in Orlando. Lighthouse Media Solutions has been producing professional, high-quality marketing video for MDCE since 2013. Headquartered in Hyannis, Mass., the digital multimedia company specializes in strategic branding, custom marketing and content marketing services. “What impresses us most about ...

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Q&A with MDCE keynote speaker Josh Linkner

At this year's Marine Dealer Conference & Expo, Josh Linkner of Detroit Venture Partners will be delivering the opening keynote. His talk, "The Gravity-Defying Leader: Innovative Approaches to Hyper-Growth Leadership," will help dealers understand and manage the disruptive factors influencing growth. The 2016 Marine Dealer Conference & Expo will be December 5-8 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. ...

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