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Dominion Marine Media upgrades MRAA membership

Wednesday, April 17, 2013   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Matt Gruhn
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MINNEAPOLIS — Dominion Marine Media, the division of Dominion Enterprises that operates YachtWorld, Boat Trader and, has upgraded its membership with the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas to Premier Partner Member.

"As a major contributor to the success of today’s marine dealer, we are proud that Dominion Marine Media is increasing its support of the dealer body through this upgraded membership with Marine Retailers Association,” says Matt Gruhn, President of the MRAA. "Their support of dealers through events such as Marine Retail University and the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo, as well as the tools and resources they provide dealers on a day-in, day-out basis is extremely impressive, and we’re honored to strengthen our partnership with them as they continue to look for new ways to serve their customers.”

Dominion Marine Media’s web services and portal advertising support dealer marketing and advertising services that create a compelling consumer experience. They were named MRAA’s Supplier of the Year in 2012, recognizing their support to the dealer body, and specifically noting a series of initiatives, including informational webinars, social media seminars and other training programs tailored for dealer performance. Dominion Marine Media operates out of a number of offices located anywhere from British Columbia and the United Kingdom to the United States. Their international presence supports 38.1 million unique visitors to the DMM web sites each year.

"We are excited to expand our partnership with the MRAA,” says Courtney Chalmers, Director of Marketing for Dominion Marine Media. "Our partnership with MRAA over the years has continued to strengthen, and we have plans to continue this trend as we continue to work together to create new opportunities for our dealers. And we are confident that our informational and educational resources will continue to advance our relationship with the broker and dealer communities around the boating industry.”

About Marine Retailers Association of the Americas
The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas is the only North American association dedicated to furthering the interests of boat and engine dealers and other marine-related retailers throughout North America. Under the umbrella of MRAA Rewards, the MRAA offers a host of cost-saving, revenue-generating, business-improvement, and professional-development benefits exclusively for its members. MRAA is the united voice of marine retailers. For more information, visit

About Dominion Marine Media
Dominion Marine Media (DMM) is the Internet partner of choice for the recreational marine industry and operates the three market leading web portals –, DMM is a division of Dominion Enterprises, a leading marketing services and publishing company that provides businesses with a comprehensive suite of technology-based marketing solutions including Internet advertising, lead generation, CRM, website design and hosting and data management services. DMM has offices in North America (Norfolk, Virginia; Seattle, Washington; and Vancouver, British Columbia) as well as in Europe (United Kingdom and Italy) and Australia. The company employs 150 people, has customers in 106 countries and advertises boats for sale in 166 countries. In 2012, over 51 million unique visitors spent time researching products on DMM web and mobile sites, apps and social media outlets. DMM’s global reach includes 23 localized web portals, which are translated into 13 languages.