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Sail America Industry Conference heads to Texas

by Sail America Industry Conference 27 Feb 2019 05:44 PST 6-8 March 2019
Sail America Industry Conference heads to Texas © Sail America

In a few short days, the industry will gather in Horseshoe Bay, Texas, for the biennial Sail America Industry Conference (SAIC) presented by B&G to be held March 6-8, 2019.

The two-day event welcomes sailing and boating industry professionals and will feature keynote addresses and insights from presenters from both within and outside the boating industry. The conference also features workshops, panel discussions, networking receptions and more!

The 2019 Sail America Industry Conference presented by B&G kicks off at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 6 and closes Friday morning, March 8. Thursday morning begins with presentations from Marcelo Puscar and Christine Carlson (Volvo Penta of the Americas) on "Future Brands: Marketing in Purpose Driven Economy"; Mike Zani (Predictive Index), presenting on "Talent Optimization: Don't just put butts in seats, craft your talent"; Dave Reed (Sailing World Magazine), leading a panel discussion around the America's Cup; and New York Times bestselling author Jonas Koffler on "Hustle & The Art of Personal Innovation". Throughout the day, breakout sessions will also feature presentations such as "Videos and Marketing" and "Company Culture - How to Make Your Organization a Great Place to Work". These and much more!

The conference continues Friday, with an exciting morning welcoming Brandon Raasch (West Marine), presenting on "Big HR for your Small Business" and Jeff Coffam (AVALA), presenting on "The Recreational Shopping Experience".

Additional sponsors of the 2019 Sail America Industry Conference are: Jeanneau America, The Moorings, Yanmar/Vetus Maxwell, Sailing World/Cruising World Magazines, Beneteau America, SailTime, National Marine Manufacturers Association, US Sailing, IMTRA Corporation, New England Ropes, Ronstan, West Marine and American Sailing Association.

Registration is still open and hotel rooms are available here! Make plans to join us in Texas!

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