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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

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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

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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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Last call: MDCE early bird registration ends today

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Marine retailers planning to attend the 2016 Marine Dealer Conference & Expo have just today — Friday, Sept 23 — before special Early Bird Registration pricing expires. Each registration processed before 11:59 p.m. EST today, qualifies for an instant $25 discount per attendee, and members of the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas can also enjoy an additional $75 in ...

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Your last chance for your MDCE Early Bird discount

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If you're heading to this year's Marine Dealer Conference & Expo, you'll want to act by Friday to take advantage of the Early Bird discount. MDCE is December 5-8 at the Orange County Convention in Orlando and is produced by Boating Industry and the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas. Last year more than 1,100 industry professionals attended MDCE and ...

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Q&A with MDCE Breakfast Keynote speaker Seth Mattison

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This year, the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo has added its first Breakfast Keynote. Seth Mattison, founder of FutureSight Labs, will kick off the final day of MDCE on Thursday, December 8, with his talk "The New World of Work." We talked to Mattison about what dealers can expect from his talk and what he hopes they learn at MDCE. ...

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MDCE retail registrations break previous record

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Organizers of the premier educational conference designed exclusively for marine retailers are reporting that the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo saw the most August retail registrations in the event’s history last month. August registrations are up nearly 5 percent year-over-year, according to organizers. In addition, year-to-date, retail registrations were up 13 percent as of the end of August, compared to ...

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