The award and scholarships will be presented during the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo from Dec. 10-13 in Orlando, Fla.
The MDCE said it attracted a more than 15 percent increase in registrations from the same period in 2016.
Recreational marine dealer sentiment ticked down slightly in April.
The end of the largest early registration discounts for the Marine Dealer Conference and Exposition is approaching.
Early registration is open for the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo, which runs Dec. 10-13.
Recreational marine dealer sentiment improved in February.