MRAA unveils 2015 guides to success

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

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

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

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 »

Marine Industry Certified Dealership Program sees huge growth

February 14, 2014

The recently revamped Marine Industry Certified Dealership Program has made great strides since its soft launch in November of last year, and has already seen a 33-percent increase in the number of participating dealers, according to Sonja Moseley, Director of Certification and Benefits at the Marine... Read more »

MDCE 2010: A trip worth taking

Jon Mohr
November 12, 2010

One week from today, everyone here at Boating Industry should be breathing just a bit more easily as this magazine’s busiest week of the year will have just concluded. Sitting here this morning, however, next Friday still seems miles away. The 2010 Marine Dealer Conference & Expo officially opens... Read more »

No confusion in industry’s response to E15 ruling

Jon Mohr
October 14, 2010

The National Marine Manufacturers Association distributed a release yesterday in response to a decision by the Environmental Protection Agency to grant limited approval for the sale of gasoline containing up to 15 percent ethanol for model year 2007 and newer motor vehicles.  NMMA said the decision... Read more »

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