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MRA conference sells out its exhibitor space

The 46th annual Marine Recreation Association Educational Conference and Trade Show, set for Oct. 23-25 in California, has sold out all 56 of its exhibitor booths.

Registration remains open for the event, which will be held at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa in Monterey.

“Our annual educational conference and trade show is the perfect opportunity for marine industry professionals to meet and share experiences and strategies to better manage an ever-evolving business environment,” Mariann Timms, MRA operations administrator and the conference organizer, said in a statement. “This conference is shaping up to be one of the best in our history.”

The three-day conference will focus on enhancing guest services and customer satisfaction, improving operations and regulatory compliance and optimizing fiscal results. It will feature seminars and round-table discussions.

The trade show will exhibit a broad range of products, technology and services from marine industry vendors and contractors and provide additional information and perspective for conference visitors.

Guest speaker Mick Kronman will talk on Oct. 25 about overcoming adversity. Kronman was diagnosed with kidney failure 37 years ago. He persevered through dialysis and four kidney transplants and is the harbor operations manager for Santa Barbara, Calif. 

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