Registration opens for newly redesigned MDCE

Marine Retailer's Association of the Americas
April 1, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS — Organizers of the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo kick off the grand opening of registration today with a brand new marketing campaign. The fresh look for MDCE includes an updated logo and new imagery inspired by marine retailers’ passion for the boating business. “MDCE attendees... Read more »

Share your expertise at MDCE

Jonathan Sweet, Editor In Chief

Jonathan Sweet
March 12, 2015

Want to help set the agenda for the industry? Got great information to share with some of the best boat dealers in the United States & Canada? Then we want to hear from you. We’re taking proposals for sessions at this year’s Marine Dealer Conference & Expo — the premier dealer... Read more »

MDCE 2015 issues call for presentations

Marine Retailers Association of the Americas
February 23, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS — Organizers of the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo are seeking educational session proposals from potential speakers for the 2015 MDCE, which will be held Nov. 15-18 at the Orange County Convention Center and Rosen Plaza Hotel in Orlando, Fla. The deadline to submit a proposal is Mar.... Read more »

Organizers launch MDCE 2015 Survey

MRAA
February 16, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS — Organizers of the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo have begun planning for the 2015 educational agenda, including some new features that will allow attendees to further customize the event to meet their unique interests and needs. Each year, the process of building the MDCE educational... Read more »

Ryan Estis shares strategies to help dealers win more business

Marine Dealer Conference & Expo
November 21, 2014

After three powerful days of education and networking at the industry’s premier annual dealer event, attendees of the 2014 Marine Dealer Conference & Expo in Orlando, Fla., were treated to an inspiring Closing Keynote address delivered by world-renowned business performance expert Ryan Estis. Estis... Read more »

Chaparral/Robalo and Wet Sounds win “Best in Show” at 2014 MDCE

Marine Retailers Association of the Americas
November 20, 2014

ORLANDO, November 19, 2014 — Chaparral/Robalo and Wet Sounds were each named “Best in Show” at the 2014 Marine Dealer Conference & Expo. The awards were presented this morning, Wednesday, Nov. 19, during the annual MDCE Awards Breakfast at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, Fla. The MDCE “Best... Read more »

Chester Elton delivers energized 2014 MDCE keynote address

Marine Retailers Association of the Americas
November 18, 2014

ORLANDO, November 18, 2014 — To succeed as a manager, you need to get your people to fully commit to you and your business; to go “all in.” Whether you manage the smallest of teams or a big, multi-location marine dealership, you are the owner of a work culture — and few things will have a bigger... Read more »

Q&A with MDCE closing keynote speaker Ryan Estis

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Jonathan Sweet
November 4, 2014

For the first time, this year’s Marine Dealer Conference & Expo will feature a closing keynote speaker, designed to send you back to your business inspired and ready to use all of the information gathered at the conference. Ryan Estis will deliver this high-energy address, sponsored by the members... Read more »

Q&A with MDCE keynote speaker Chester Elton

Chester Elton

Jonathan Sweet
October 30, 2014

Chester Elton is a global expert on workplace trends, internationally known for books such as “The Carrot Principle,” “24-Carrot Manager” and “The Orange Revolution.” At the 2014 Marine Dealer Conference & Expo, taking place Nov. 16-19 in Orlando, Fla., dealers have a chance to hear... Read more »

Rethink your target market at MDCE 2014

Marine Retailers Association of the Americas
October 2, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS — U.S. demographics aren’t just starting to shift; they already have. If marine dealerships want to capitalize on the changing faces of today’s market, they need real-world, implementable strategies for reaching these new prospects in a way that resonates with their individual needs,... Read more »

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