MANASQUAN, N.J. — The Marine Trades Association of New Jersey will hold an educational conference on March 12 at the Eagle Ridge Country Club in Lakewood, N.J., the association announced in a release. The conference is a one-day event organized specifically for marine business owners, operators, employees and anyone involved in recreational boating in New Jersey.
The conference will include presentations and interactive sessions designed to help participants manage their businesses more effectively and learn ways to navigate through these challenging economic times, the MTA/NJ said.
Conference topics include: Survival School: Proven Methods for succeeding in today’s market; Creating Opportunities in a Down Economy; Anti-Harassment Policies and other Legal Issues; Technology Today: How to improve conversion rates and profitability through a greater use of economically friendly online marketing techniques and strategies; an overview of the economic impact study overview and an open forum discussion.
The popular “State Slate” will be presented again and cover issues such as Public Access, vessel wash wastewater regulations, recently passed economic stimulus legislation for small businesses, fisheries news and information on the new Marine Industry Enhancement Program.
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