NEW SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED AND ONLY A FEW DAYS LEFT TO THE START OF THE 2013 BC MARINE INDUSTRY CONFERENCE

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Don’t miss out on the industry event of the year! Join the BCMTA and their members at the River Rock Casino Resort on November 27 and 28 for tips on building your business, networking, workshops, industry updates, and a stellar lineup of international speakers outlining how to translate the CUSTOMER experience into sales and business growth. Remember, 100% customer satisfaction = profitability.  

Just announced: Special guest Captain Stephen Brown, President, Chamber of Shipping will speak on Wednesday, Nov. 27 about the importance of the WMCC to recreational boating and the joint efforts of the marine community to raise awareness of the impact of the proposed NMCA in the southern Strait of Georgia.

SPOTLIGHT ON SUCCESS: this unique 3-person panel discussion includes Norm Webster from the VPD Marine Unit, and industry representatives Anthony Utley of Raven Marine, and Dave Marsden of AdvanTec. Watch for additional details in coming days

You don’t have to be a BCMTA member to attend. All marine industry professionals and business associates are encouraged to take advantage of this business networking event.

To register, click here.   For more information, click here: www.bcmta.com

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