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Retail registrations for 2015 MDCE up 77 percent

MINNEAPOLIS — Marine retailers across North America with the drive to be the best have committed to attending the 2015 Marine Dealer Conference & Expo, Nov. 15-18 in Orlando, Fla., in record numbers. The total number of marine retailers who have registered since MDCE registration opened on April 1 is 167, which breaks the all-time record set in 2013 of ...

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MDCE 2015 issues call for presentations

MINNEAPOLIS — Organizers of the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo are seeking educational session proposals from potential speakers for the 2015 MDCE, which will be held Nov. 15-18 at the Orange County Convention Center and Rosen Plaza Hotel in Orlando, Fla. The deadline to submit a proposal is Mar. 13. Presentations should be directed at an audience of marine dealership ...

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Organizers launch MDCE 2015 Survey

MINNEAPOLIS — Organizers of the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo have begun planning for the 2015 educational agenda, including some new features that will allow attendees to further customize the event to meet their unique interests and needs. Each year, the process of building the MDCE educational lineup begins with a thorough review of the session evaluations from the prior ...

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MDCE 2010: A trip worth taking

One week from today, everyone here at Boating Industry should be breathing just a bit more easily as this magazine’s busiest week of the year will have just concluded. Sitting here this morning, however, next Friday still seems miles away. The 2010 Marine Dealer Conference & Expo officially opens Monday afternoon, but preparations have been going on since not long ...

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MDCE early-bird registration about to expire

This Sunday there will be exactly six weeks left until the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo begins at the Orange County Convention Center and Rosen Plaza hotel in Orlando. Not coincidentally, Monday is the last day attendees will receive the "early bird" registration rate of $399 ($349 if you’re an MRAA member). If you haven’t considered going to the conference, ...

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YOU set the tone for customer service

Last week, I stayed at the Rosen Plaza in Orlando. It’s a potential home for the 2010 Marine Dealer Conference & Expo, and we were scouting the site to determine its capability of housing this growing event. We were on a tour with two of the facility’s sales managers when I happened to notice a vacationing middle schooler wearing a ...

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