NMBA sets conference dates

CHICAGO – Florida’s Sawgrass Marriott Resort & Spa near Jacksonville is the site for the National Marine Bankers Association’s 28th Marine Lending Conference, set to take place Sept. 30 to Oct. 2, the organization said in a press release Monday.

NMBA’s Conference Committee, which GE Money’s Peggy Bodenreider and NMBA Director Emeritus Don Mattocks co-chair, selected the venue based on its facilities, comfortable meeting space, attractive lodging rates, easy travel accessibility, exceptional golf courses and nearby attractions, said organizers.

The conference will have business sessions focused on lending issues and concerns, identify opportunities in the coming year, provide an overview of how the boating industry is faring, deliver a useful general economic outlook and update industry promotional efforts available to attendees. Networking with colleagues is available through the traditional golf tourney, planned mixers and side activities, as well as when the exhibit area is open.

NMBA’s conference is the annual meeting place for those involved in the marine finance and related service industries and attracts 150-plus participants each year.

Sawgrass is the second largest golf resort in America, with five courses and 99 holes. NMBA’s golf tournament, in its 11th year, has been attracting a 90-participant field in recent years. For non-golfers, area attractions include historic cities, Walt Disney World and the Daytona Speedway, among others.

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