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Cruise to Success 2015 District Event


BTA Member Dealers Receive 2-for-1 Registration!

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BTA Mid-America will host Cruise to Success, open to dealers from across the country, on May 7-8, 2015, at the Radisson Blu Mall of America in Minneapolis, Minn. This event will be a great setting to learn from industry leaders, gather new ideas and network with your peers.

The event will feature a keynote session by Rick Taylor of Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. Inc., a dealer panel focused on moving into managed IT services and six additional educational sessions presented by subject-matter experts. In addition, there will be time to visit with 30-plus exhibiting sponsors, many of which will hold drawings for great prizes during the event. Dealer attendees can also enter on-site for a chance to win one of five $100 American Express gift cards and be entered into the BTA District Event Sweepstakes.

The event will wrap up from 6 to 9:30 p.m., when attendees will have dinner aboard the Anson Northrup riverboat and enjoy a Las Vegas casino-themed cruise on the Mississippi River.




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to watch the Cruise to Success
promotional video.


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to watch a feedback video from
BTA's last district event.


Schedule of Events
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Wednesday, May 6

In response to industry requests, BTA is hosting a Lease Equipment Return Summit in conjunction with Cruise to Success at the Radisson Blu. Led by BTA General Counsel Bob Goldberg, the summit will be held at 1 p.m. BTA is inviting all interested leasing companies, manufacturers, shipping companies, resellers and dealers. Also attending will be representatives of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association. Legal counsel will be present to assure compliance with antitrust laws. For more information or to register, click here.

Thursday, May 7

Cruise to Success will begin at 3 p.m. with welcoming comments and the keynote address by Rick Taylor, president and COO of Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. Inc. Following the keynote presentation, Bob Goldberg, BTA general counsel, will present his session. Breaks between sessions will give attendees time to visit with peers and exhibiting sponsors. After Goldberg's session, BTA will present its 2015 Channel's Choice Awards. A welcoming reception will be held from 6 until 7:30 p.m.

Friday, May 8

Breakfast will be served from 7 until 8 a.m., followed by the dealer panel, two educational sessions and lunch. After lunch, the final three educational sessions will be held, followed by closing comments and prize drawings. Breaks will also be held between sessions for attendees to network with peers and exhibitors.

The event will wrap up from 6 to 9:30 p.m., when attendees will have dinner aboard the Anson Northrup riverboat and enjoy a Las Vegas casino-themed cruise on the Mississippi River.


Cruise to Success Sponsors
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May 7-8
Breaks Sponsor

May 8
Breakfast Sponsor

May 8
Lunch Sponsor



Front-Runner Workshop: May 6-7, 2015
Attendees receive FREE registration to Cruise to Success.


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