Dealer conference reports boost in registration

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Registration for the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo is up 25 percent from last year.

This year 473 dealers had registered for the conference prior to the early bird cutoff, compared with 379 last year. The number has grown since, with more than 655 attendees registered thus far.

The 2013 MDCE, set for Nov. 17-20 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., is co-produced by Boating Industry magazine and the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas.

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