Live from Dealer Week

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Trade Only Today concluded its live-streaming interviews from the MRAA’s new Dealer Week conference yesterday. Here are interviews from the last day of the show if you haven’t had a chance to view them.

Matt Gruhn, MRAA President and Liz Walz, MRAA Vice President, talk about how the first Dealer Week went

Eric Smith of Colorado Boat Center talks about how he got creative when his whole service department quit

Lou Cecchini, Off Shore Marine, discusses how he and his sons are transitioning into a successful second-generation business

Eric Dallin, Vice President of Marketing Innovation for AIM Marine Group, talks about the latest trends in digital marketing

You can view all of the interviews that Trade Only Today streamed at the Soundings Trade Only Facebook page.


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