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MRAA names its 2017 Best Boat Dealerships

During the 2017 Marine Dealer’s Conference and Expo, the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas announced its top three boat dealerships to work for in 2017 according to employee satisfaction ratings. The MRAA conducted surveys across dealership employees, with questions in four categories: leadership, dealership reputation, customer relations, and employee satisfaction. Munson Ski & Marine, All Seasons Marine Works, and ...

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Q & A with MDCE closing keynote Rory Vaden

Self-discipline strategist and business motivational speaker Rory Vaden will present the closing keynote at the 2017 Marine Dealers Conference & Expo, which will be held Dec. 10-13 at the Orange County Convention Center. Vaden’s presentation – “Leaders Take the Stairs: Creating a Culture of Discipline” – will conclude the MDCE event schedule on Wednesday, Dec. 13, at 3 p.m. During ...

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Q & A with MDCE opening keynote Tim Sanders

At this year's Marine Dealer Conference & Expo, Tim Sanders will deliver the opening keynote. His talk, “How Digital Can Supercharge Your Business,” will offer advice on how to leverage customer media, inexpensive content, and targeted social ads to help dealers bring clients through the door. Sanders is an Internet pioneer and New York Times best-selling author. He was an ...

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MRAA Awards will feature comedian James Cunningham as emcee

The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas and the MRAA Educational Foundation has announced comedian James Cunningham will serve as emcee for the MRAA’s 2017 Opening Night Awards Celebration Sunday, Dec. 10, at the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo in Orlando, Fla. Cunningham, who has hosted and performed at numerous events for clients including Pepsi, Frito-Lay, McDonald’s, Walmart, and more, ...

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MRAA announces MCDE awards celebration plans

The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas will host an Opening Night Awards Celebration at the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo. The MRAA Awards Celebration will shine a spotlight on marine industry workforce efforts, showcasing a series of awards and scholarships to be presented by both the MRAA and the MRAA Educational Foundation. Other recognitions will include Marine Industry Certified Dealerships, ...

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Lighthouse Media Solutions named official MDCE video marketing partner

Organizers of the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo announced that Lighthouse Media Solutions has been named the official video marketing partner of the 2017 MDCE, to be held Dec. 10-13 in Orlando. Lighthouse Media Solutions has been producing professional, high-quality marketing video for MDCE since 2013. Based out of Hyannis, Mass., the digital multimedia company specializes in lifestyle content marketing, ...

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Lighthouse Media Solutions named official MDCE video marketing partner

Organizers of the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo announced that Lighthouse Media Solutions has been named the official video marketing partner of the 2017 MDCE, to be held Dec. 10-13 in Orlando. Lighthouse Media Solutions has been producing professional, high-quality marketing video for MDCE since 2013. Based out of Hyannis, Mass., the digital multimedia company specializes in lifestyle content marketing, ...

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NMDA returns as MDCE education sponsor

The National Marine Distributors Association has signed on, for the sixth consecutive year, as an Education Sponsor for the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo. Representing distributors of marine products, as well as many accessory manufacturers, the NMDA supports the broader marine industry through promotion of boating to consumers, promotion of wholesale distributors as the best way for manufacturers to move ...

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MRAA opens 2017 scholarship application process

The MRAA Educational Foundation has kicked off the 2017 application process for its five annual scholarships, as well as the Darlene Briggs Marine Woman of the Year Award. The award and scholarships, which will be presented during the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo, Dec. 10-13 in Orlando, are intended to financially assist the professional development of those working in the ...

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Rory Vaden named 2017 MDCE Closing Keynote

Self-discipline strategist, author and business motivational speaker Rory Vaden has been named the Closing Keynote speaker for the 2017 Marine Dealer Conference & Expo. Vaden, whose insights have been shared on Oprah radio, in Businessweek, and in SUCCESS Magazine, is the co-founder of Southwestern Consulting, a multi-million-dollar international training company. Vaden’s presentation, “Leaders Take the Stairs: Creating a Culture of ...

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