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Hear from the Experts ONLY at MDCE!

Thursday, September 27, 2012   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Matt Gruhn
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The Marine Dealer Conference & Expo is the only event at which you can access dealer-specific content, dealer-specific products and services, and dealer-specific networking. It’s the ONLY national dealer conference, and it’s designed by dealers, for dealers.

Here are a few speakers you’ll only see at MDCE:

Hear top techniques for strengthening your business from the top dealership consultants and leading dealers, ONLY AT the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo!

  • Valerie Ziebron - Your Service Department should be one of the most profitable departments in your dealership. But if you're like most dealers, it could be much more profitable than it is. Join us at MDCE as the highly touted instructor Valerie Ziebron returns to answer the toughest service-related questions and provide insight into new service department strategies that will help you uncover hidden profits.

  • Mike Mraz - With boat show season right around the corner, you need to make sure you're prepared to have your best events yet. Turn your show experience into the selling event you've always inspired to, by catching Mike Mraz's MDCE session on the five proven tactics to get your money's worth out of boat shows. Learn how to capitalize on pre-show outreach, the right graphics, staff preparation and ROI measurement.

  • Jennifer Robison - Is your showroom living up to its potential or are boats and other products just placed wherever they might fit? There are strategies you can use to increase showroom appeal and drive more sales, and at this year's MDCE, merchandising expert Jennifer Robison will share display and retail solutions to help you improve your dealership and boost your sales.
  • Don Cooper - Historically, the MDCE's most highly rated speaker, Don Cooper, returns to lead a mini-conference offering FIVE DIGITAL STRATEGIES to boost business in 2013. Learn the latest strategies for using texting to increase business, generate powerful online reviews, boost sales with geo-locational targeting and more!

  • Sam Dantzler - The most sought-after speaker in the powersports industry, Dantzler will share proven strategies to help you sell more - and make more money - with your service department. His inside view of the top Harley-Davidson dealers in North America will translate into new ideas and new opportunities for your business.

  • Best Ideas Panel - Get a great bang for your buck as you hear the very best ideas from dealers across the country. These are actionable, real-life examples that are building business today! MDCE attendees will also receive a FREE Best Ideas white paper filled with the best dealer submissions of the year.
  • Joe Verde – The premier sales trainer in the auto industry, Verde counts among his clients more than half of the Top 500 dealers in the country. He’ll give you a step-by-step plan to make 2013 your best year yet. MDCE attendees will also get a copy of his book "A Dealer’s Guide to Recovery & Growth in Today’s Market.”
  • Neal Harrell – The president of Brooks Marine Group has worked with hundreds of dealers to help them find, train and retain the best employees. Harrell will help you develop a plan to recruit the most skilled workers for your service department.

  • David Parker – One of the leading business consultants in the marine industry, Parker will be offering two seminars at MDCE helping you make the most of your finance and insurance departments AND offering tips/pricing strategies that maximize sales and margins.
Be a step ahead of your competition by attending MDCE & make 2013 your best year yet!

For more information about session and speakers, click here.

2012 Marine Dealer Conference & Expo
November 11 – 14, 2012
Orange County Convention Center
Orlando, FL

8401 73rd Avenue North, Suite 71, Minneapolis, MN 55428