The most forward-thinking, successful marine dealerships use the annual Marine Dealer Conference & Expo to drive innovation and success in their businesses. See for yourself why more and more dealers attend the MDCE each year.
The MDCE is created for marine dealers BY marine dealers. The industry professionals who attend include:
The MDCE Expo Hall. It’s where more than 1,000 industry leaders like you make opportunities come to life. It’s where you start connections, share insights and find solutions that will impact your business for years to come. Join forces with manufacturers, suppliers and service providers who want simply to help you become more successful. The MDCE Expo Hall is the only place this connectivity happens.
The Marine Dealer Conference & Expo is the largest independent marine dealer event in North America, and it is developed BY marine dealers FOR marine dealers. In 2017, a record number of dealers attended the MDCE, with 40 percent of them being first-time attendees.
Sponsors and exhibitors interact with these industry-leading dealers through several networking events, luncheons, and dedicated expo hall hours. Educational session rooms are constructed on the MDCE Expo Hall floor, so when dealers are finished with their educational sessions, they have the opportunity to immediately engage with exhibitors. This proven scheduling formula has been fine-tuned over the last seven years and has been optimized for both dealers and exhibitors.
Exhibitors can choose from many levels of exposure at the MDCE. Sponsorships give manufacturers, suppliers and service providers multiple points of exposure, and booth sizes range in size from 10x10 to customized bulk space large enough for numerous boats.
At the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas, we believe that for the marine industry to thrive, the companies that interact with the boater in their community must thrive. Those businesses determine the boater’s experience and are the leading factor in the industry’s success. The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas works to create a strong and healthy boating industry by uniting those businesses, providing them with opportunities for improvement and growth, and representing them with a powerful voice.