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MDCE adds closing keynote address to 2014 conference lineup

MINNEAPOLIS — The Marine Dealer Conference & Expo has added a Closing Keynote address to its official 2014 educational lineup in order to send attendees back to their dealerships with new strategies and inspiration. MDCE 2014 is scheduled to take place Nov. 16-19, Orlando, Fla. Business performance expert Ryan Estis has been chosen to close out the upcoming MDCE. He ...

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Chester Elton named MDCE opening keynote speaker

MINNEAPOLIS — World-renowned leadership guru and New York Times best-selling author Chester Elton has been named Opening Keynote presenter at the 2014 Marine Dealer Conference & Expo in November. Co-author of several successful leadership books including “All In,” “The Carrot Principle,” and “The Orange Revolution,” Elton is considered an expert in the field of company culture and employee engagement. His ...

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MDCE an investment in your business

It may only be May, but it’s time to start thinking about attending the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo this November. We just kicked off registration last week and are making some exciting improvements to the event. Most notably, we’ve added a fourth track of education, splitting sales and marketing into separate tracks, so we’ll now have Service Plus, Powering ...

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Registration opens for expanded MDCE

ORLANDO – Today, organizers kick off the grand opening of registration for a Marine Dealer Conference & Expo that features more educational offerings and more expo hall time than ever before. MDCE 2014 is scheduled to take place Nov. 16-19, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. For the first time in the event’s history, attendees can select ...

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MDCE 2014 issues call for presentations

ORLANDO – Organizers of the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo are seeking educational session proposals from potential speakers for the 2014 MDCE, which will be held Nov. 16-19 in Orlando, Fla. The deadline to submit a proposal is March 14. Presentations should be directed at an audience of marine dealership professionals, from dealership principals and general managers to employees and managers ...

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Industry leaders talk content, marketing

Five big names in boating spoke about the state of the industry at the 2013 Marine Dealer Conference and Expo. In all, 2013 was a good year. Rick Correll of Tigé Boats, Bob Menne from Premier Marine, Mark Schwabero of Mercury Marine, Ron Huibers of Volvo Penta and Bill McGill of MarineMax fielded questions and discussed the boating industry in ...

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Attendance jumps at 2013 MDCE

Conference sets mark, as dealer attendees increase 20 percent There’s no questioning the success of the most recent Marine Dealer Conference & Expo, which ran from Nov. 17-20 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. Whether eyeing the overall attendance or the many packed-to-the-gills seminars, the bustling expo hall or the newly inaugurated pre-conference workshops, it was clear that ...

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Dominion Marine Media launches DX1 at MDCE

Dominion Marine Media, the division of Dominion Enterprises that operates YachtWorld, BoatTrader.com and boats.com, launched DX1 — a new business management solution developed for dealerships — at the Marine Dealer Conference and Expo in Orlando, Fla. Gathering a crowd of interested dealers, conference exhibitors and the assembled marine media, Ian Atkins, senior vice president and general manager of Dominion Marine ...

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13 reasons to attend MDCE 2013

From an all-new educational lineup to new networking opportunities, there are plenty of reasons for dealers to come to Orlando for this year’s Marine Dealer Conference & Expo, produced by Boating Industry and the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas. Here are 13 of the best reasons to join more than 1,000 of your fellow marine professionals Nov. 17-20 in ...

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