The Marine Dealer Conference & Expo starts today and runs through Thursday at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.
As of last week, 1,065 people were registered for the conference, including 611 dealers.
Almost 110 total exhibitors will be featured in the MDCE Expo Hall with new products and services.
Of the registrants, 38.4 percent of the dealers at the conference are first-time attendees and are invited to join organizers for a first-time attendee networking reception on Tuesday from 6 to 7 p.m. in the MDCE Expo Hall.
There will be 30 topics offered during new dealer-to-dealer roundtable discussions; 27 speakers will share their expertise in innovation, marketing, leadership and sales.
The conference will offer 20 track sessions; 17 scholarships and awards will be handed out at the MDCE awards breakfast.
The conference also will offer 11 pre-conference workshops and nine innovation spotlight sessions.
The event will feature three keynote speakers this year, including best-selling author and entrepreneur Josh Linkner, FutureSight Labs founder Seth Mattison and Sam Dantzler, of Sam’s Watersports Dock and Garage Composites.
Click here for the full schedule of events and check Trade Only Today for coverage of the conference.