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The American Boat Builders and Repairers Association announced its lineup of speakers for its 2014 Boatyard Business Conference.
Registration is now open for the event, which takes place Jan. 22-24 at the B Ocean Hotel in Fort Lauderdale and will update participants on opportunities and challenges facing the boatyard/boatbuilding sector, ABBRA announced.
The conference is titled Reflect, Rethink, Refocus: Business Leadership for Tomorrows Boat Building and Repair Industry. Speakers include:
Mark Lindsay, principal, Boston Boat Works/MJM Yachts: The Practical Application of Reflect, Rethink & Refocus for Your 2014 Business Plan
Tracy Mandart, AWMA, wealth manager, Regions Bank, Fort Lauderdale: Succession & Transition Business Planning Is a Hallmark of Leadership
John McKnight, NMMA, and Jerry Nessenson, ValvTect: The Facts About Ethanol, Alternatives and What They Mean for Boatyards & Builders
Chris Niles, UBS: Reflect, Rethink and Refocus on the Economy
Jillian Murphy, The Syncretics Group: Leadership at the Edge
Members who register before Dec. 8 pay $295 and non-members pay $395. After Dec. 8 rates increase to $395 for members and $495 for non-members.