At the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas, we believe that for the marine industry to
thrive, the companies that interact with the boater in their community must
thrive. Those businesses determine the boater’s experience and are the leading
factor in the industry’s success. The Marine Retailers Association of the
Americas works to create a strong and healthy boating industry by uniting those
businesses, providing them with opportunities for improvement and growth, and
representing them with a powerful voice.
is the only North American organization that serves and promotes the interests of
marine retailers. MRAA is the best resource for marine retailers to stay
informed on what is happening in the marine industry and help them
grow and prosper in their operations. The MRAA Board of Directors
is made up of active marine retailers who understand that in
the marine business, change can occur very quickly, and they work hard to put
the interest of marine retailers first in an effort to better the industry for us all. This is well outlined through our Mission and Values statements.
To be the single voice of marine retailers, providing
member services that include: fostering and uniting relationships;
raising awareness and professionalism; protecting common interests and
strengthening all members.
- Accountability: We stand behind our commitment to
create a strong and healthy boating industry, providing dealers with
opportunities for improvement and growth and representing them with a powerful
voice. We stand behind our mission and our values, and our guarantee to deliver
an ROI for our members and partners.
- Integrity: We work to earn and maintain the trust of
our members, partners and the entire boating industry.
- Service: We contribute to the success,
stability, and growth of our members, partners and the entire boating industry.
- Community: We sustain productive, mutually
satisfying and rewarding relationships for our members, partners and the entire
The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas enjoys the membership and support of not only marine retailers, but
also many Associate and Partner Members who offer
programs that help retailers continuously improve their businesses. Through MRAA
membership, Retail, Associate and Partner Members gain access to the community of fellow members, a voice in Washington, D.C., and many programs, services, and products specifically tailored to our industry.
As a retailer working in this industry, you know that the best solution
to secure a healthy future for your business is to be proactive,
rather than reactive. MRAA provides the timely information and tools
your dealership requires to ensure a bright tomorrow.
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