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MRAA named First Mate sponsor of 2015 American Boating Congress

Marine Retailers Association of the Americas
March 23, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS — The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas has signed on as a First Mate level sponsor of this year’s American Boating Congress. The boating industry’s annual legislative and political conference, ABC 2015 takes place May 11-13 at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C. In... Read more »

Grow Boating Inc. transfers MICD program ownership to MRAA

Marine Retailers Association of the Americas
March 18, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS — Grow Boating Inc. has transferred ownership of the Marine Industry Certified Dealership Program to the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas. As full owner of the MICD Program, MRAA is responsible for every aspect of managing, operating, marketing and promoting the program for... Read more »

A new Washington voice for MRAA

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Jonathan Sweet
March 16, 2015

William Higgins recently came on board as the public policy manager for the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas. Before joining MRAA, Higgins worked in both the U.S. House and Senate and most recently worked for a consulting firm on state and local issues. Boating Industry talked to him about... Read more »

MRAA unveils 2015 guides to success

MRAA
February 26, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS — In today’s market, being a successful marine retailer means more than simply selling lots of boats; top dealerships excel in all areas of their business, including leadership, marketing, sales and service. That’s why the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas is providing its... Read more »

MDCE 2015 issues call for presentations

Marine Retailers Association of the Americas
February 23, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS — Organizers of the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo are seeking educational session proposals from potential speakers for the 2015 MDCE, which will be held Nov. 15-18 at the Orange County Convention Center and Rosen Plaza Hotel in Orlando, Fla. The deadline to submit a proposal is Mar.... Read more »

Digital Marketing Master Series returns for second year

Marine Retailers Association of the Americas
February 18, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS — The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas and ARI Network Services, Inc. (ARI) have extended their partnership for a second consecutive year to offer MRAA members eight more complimentary, educational webinars on digital marketing throughout 2015. The Digital Marketing Master Series... Read more »

Organizers launch MDCE 2015 Survey

MRAA
February 16, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS — Organizers of the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo have begun planning for the 2015 educational agenda, including some new features that will allow attendees to further customize the event to meet their unique interests and needs. Each year, the process of building the MDCE educational... Read more »

MarineLab expands operations nationwide in 2015

MRAA
January 16, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS — MarineLab, the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas’ exclusively endorsed warranty service provider and MRAA Preferred Partner Member, has decided to expand its operations nationwide, and recently appointed Scott W. Donovan to head the organization. Donovan, a longtime service... Read more »

Massachusetts MRU expands to include Rhode Island

DMM and MRAA
January 9, 2015

NORFOLK and MINNEAPOLIS — Dominion Marine Media and the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas have partnered for a third consecutive year to bring their popular Marine Retail University to Massachusetts, Thursday, Jan. 14 from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Brockton, Mass. For the past two years, the... Read more »

MRAA Educational Foundation raises more than $20,000

Marine Retailers Association of the Americas
December 18, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS — The MRAA Educational Foundation has exceeded its goal of raising $20,000 in 2014 to provide financial support for education, training and professional development in the recreational marine trades. The foundation hit its fundraising goal during the recent Marine Dealer Conference &... Read more »

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