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    Sail America Announces 2012 Sailing Industry Conference Speakers

    John Spence Keynote Speech To Focus On Running and Sustaining a  Highly Successful Organization

    Sail America, a U.S. industry trade organization committed growing the sailing market, announced today its 2012 Sailing Industry Conference keynote speaker, John Spence. A leading authority in the areas of Strategic Thinking, High-Performance Teams, Advanced Leadership Development, and Delivering Consistently Superior Customer Service, Mr. Spence is one of the most highly sought after executive educators and professional speakers in America. The 2012 Sailing Industry Conference is themed ‘From Survive — to Thrive’ and is designed to help participants adapt and succeed in the new economy.

    Mr. Spence’s keynote, ‘Business Excellence – Running & Sustaining a Highly Successful Organization’, is a highly-intensive business improvement presentation, and was created specifically to help attendees understand the most essential strategies for building and sustaining a highly-successful organization. He will share his best tools and ideas for how to improve business, gain market share and increase revenue. Mr. Spence will also host the Conference breakout session ‘Turning Ideas Into Action’ where he will dig into some of the core material he presented during the keynote and challenge the participants to examine their businesses more closely. Ideal for any individual or organization in the sailing industry, Mr. Spence’s presentation and breakout session will help attendees to better understand the formula for business success and apply these tools to their trade.

    The 2012 Conference will include a range of topics designed to provide new information and stimulate new thinking within the sailing industry. Attendees will have the opportunity to attend The Australian Perspective On Sailing, Digital Marketing – Understanding The Opportunities and Taking Action, Remarkable Time Management: 7 Steps To More Time For You!, Hands On Training and Education – An Effective Marketing Tool For A Complete Environment, Feedback: The Fuel For The Future, Grow Sailing Workshop, Promotional Sailing With Discover Boating, Reinventing Your Organization: How To Change Culture, and Why Branding Matters.

    “The 2012 Sailing Industry Conference promises to be informative and very beneficial for our industry participants,” said Jonathan Banks, executive director, Sail America. “John Spence is a powerful motivational speaker and has a talent for making very complex ideas incredibly simple. We encourage our sailing colleagues to attend the conference, participate in the breakout sessions and network with other industry professionals. We have a great line up and are confident that our 2012 conference will exceed attendees’ expectations.”

    Sail America’s 2012 Sailing Industry Conference will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 26 and 27, 2012 at the Newport Harbor Hotel, 49 America’s Cup Avenue, Newport, RI. Please visit www.sailamerica.com for more information. In conjunction with the conference, additional events will include an Industry Regatta and Welcome Reception prior to the conference on Monday, June 25 at 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm, respectively; a Conference Dinner on Tuesday, June 26 at 7:00 pm; and a chance to watch the America’s Cup World Series Race from a VIP viewing area following the conference on Wednesday, June 27 from 1:00 to 5:00 pm. For more information on the 2012 Sailing Industry Conference or Sail America please visit www.sailamerica.com.

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