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Keynote Speaker – Northwest Marina and Boatyard Conference

Northwest Marina and Boatyard Conference will be featuring keynote speaker, Jennifer Bagley who will be speaking to the community on web, search, social, mobile and video to improve their message and communications to the boating community.

When: November 6 – 7, 2014, All day

Location: Kitsap Conference Center at Bremerton Harborside, Bremerton, WA
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Keynote Speaker- Agenda for the conference:

Keynote SpeakerBuild, Protect and Leverage Technology – To Maximize Results

The digital world has and continues to change the way people do research, make decisions, give praise, post complaints and give referrals. People become more and more mobile every day. In order to compete… a change in mindset is necessary to meet the changes that technology bring to our homes, our lives, our families and our businesses.

Whether you are a boat dealer, marina, marine supplier, boating product or service provider key terms such as Web, Search, Social, Mobile and Video are more relevant and commonly used than news, magazine, flyer, radio or TV it all boils down to one thing… Communication. Our businesses, customers and prospects rely on communication.

If you are not growing, you’re dying.

Is it easy for your prospects and clients to do the following:

  1. Find you through a general search, maps and directories
  2. Choose your business or marina over another competitor in seconds
  3. Access operational information such as rules, reservations, service requests, complaints
  4. View a map, see availability, get contact information, listings, stats and records
  5. Refer you to their friends, families and colleagues
  6. Communicate with you via everyday social media sites managing and monitoring
  7. Allow suppliers or other products to advertise on your website

It’s not just about getting new business… it’s about:

  1. Generating new business
  2. Retaining existing customers
  3. Protecting your brand
  4. Improving operational processes
  5. Being current and ready to compete now and in the future

With so many choices, options and a list that seems unfathomable to complete, we understand and have put together an incredible conference addressing your concerns, while breaking down the steps to success in a simple and easy to understand format…. Join us for this amazing breakout session with one of the world’s leading business strategy, digital marketing and lead generation experts, Jennifer Bagley.

Keynote Speaker -Web Design Strategies to Get Results


Designing and Building a website that produces results takes some careful, precise planning and decisions from beginning to end. Don’t miss this breakout session where we will make sure that you:

  1. Have a basic understanding to avoid making costly mistakes
  2. Understand the difference in designing for People and designing for Google
  3. Learn enough information to ask the right questions to vendors and make better decisions
  4. Learn how to evaluate your website to see if it needs to be replaced
  5. Learn how your customers, prospects and vendors need to interact with your site

Start thinking about the visual display of your website… does it look like a parking lot or a resort? How does this impact your business.

Don’t miss this breakout session designed to help you learn how to get the most out of your website and avoid costly mistakes.

Key Note Speaker – SEO and Social Media Strategies to Get Results


SEO or Search Engine Optimization and Social Media Marketing should be playing an offensive and defensive role in your business. If you search for your business or marina name, what comes up? What is being said about you and your business online… Talking can be good or bad, just because you aren’t participating, doesn’t mean they are not talking. If they are actually NOT talking, that’s not good either.

Don’t miss this breakout session designed to help you learn basic search and social strategies to protect and leverage your brand online.

Keynote Speaker: Communication… text, web, search, video, social and more… Word’s are Currency


Imagine being able to replicate you, your best customers, your highing referral partners and anyone else who helps with communication to customers, prospects, vendors, sponsors and more… You can’t get more time, but you can leverage technology to go more places, talk to more people, get more business, without adding additional resources. It’s all about leverage… getting more for less. Through content in the form of text, video, email, sms and more, you can leverage your time to get greater results.

Many people spend their time saying “I don’t have enough time”, yet they spend their days answering the same questions day in and day out. Just imagine only having to answer every question once… ever…. yet everyone’s questions get answered.

Don’t miss this breakout session designed to help you leverage technology to create more time!

Keynote SpeakerThe host Northwest Marina Trade Association (NMTA) is the country’s largest regional marine association. Founded in 1947 to fight a proposed special tax on boaters, the Association quickly expanded its vision of a unified industry by pitching a tent on the shores of Lake Union and holding its first boat show. Today, with a membership exceeding 700, participation of individual companies like yours makes business better for all. There’s strength in numbers so climb aboard to help yourself and your industry.

Keynote Speaker  – About the Lake Union area

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Lake Union is located on the north end of downtown Seattle and offers great views of the Seattle skyline and Space Needle. Lake Union Living abounds with diversity, excitement, entertainment, relaxation, and just plain fun. Activities and points of interest on the lake include Boating, Keynote SpeakerSailing, Rowing, Kayaking, Yachts, Houseboats, Floating Homes, and more. Take in the sailboat races during the Tuesday Duck Dodge, dine in one of the many great waterfront restaurants, or stroll around the lake on the Cheslahud and Burke Gilman trails. The Lake Union area is a great place to live. You’ll find information on surrounding communities as well, including Seattle, South Lake Union, Wallingford, Fremont, Ballard, Eastlake, Westlake, Green Lake, Capitol Hill and more. Please enjoy browsing through our website and feel free to post to our blog any comments or suggestions you may have.  Information compliments of by Kevin and Linda Bagley

Keynote SpeakerOur Keynote Speaker, Jennifer Bagley was raised in this beautiful area where she lead a very active lifestyle with camping, water sports, boating and many other activities during her childhood in this beautiful part of the country.

Jennifer works part-time during the summer on Lake Union and recently spent the summer on a beautiful property called Ha-Choo!!

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