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Early registration for MRAA conference ends Friday

Early-bird registration for the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo, scheduled for Nov. 16-18 in Orlando, Fla., expires Friday.

Early registration is $349, $50 less than the standard rate. Additional attendees from the same dealership can register for the special rate of $329. MDCE has created a "social" registration option to allow dealer family members who won't be attending the MDCE educational agenda or exhibits to attend networking receptions and the keynote address. This package is priced at $125.

The keynote presentation, "Leading Through Turbulent Times," will be presented by Disney. The educational sessions will be offered in three tracks: sales and marketing, service department, and commercial and retail lending.

The sales and marketing track features include:

  • The Dealership of Tomorrow, with Noel Osborne
  • Recovery and Growth in Today's Market, with Joe Verde
  • The Art & Science of Inventory Management, with Patrick Kennedy
  • Dealer Panel: Best Ideas, moderated by Liz Walz
  • Busted, Ignoring Sales Opportunities, with Bob McCann
  • The Future of Selling, with Don Cooper
  • Moving On: The Survivor's Edition, with John Spader

The service department track includes:

  • The Link: Efficiency & Profitability, with Greg Schneider
  • Dealer Panel: Best Practices in Service Department Efficiency
  • 20 Tips for a Stronger Service Department, with David Parker
  • Dealer Panel: Secrets to Service Success
  • Marketing Your Service Department, with Noel Osborne

The commercial and retail lending track includes:

  • The six Cs of Lending, with Jan Kelly
  • The State of Lending Industry Panel

The general sessions will include the Dealer Solutions Panel and the Industry Giants Panel.

Click here for registration and other information.

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