MRAA Launches Online Marine Industry Directory
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Posted by: Lindsey Johnson
The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas has made it
easier than ever for marine industry suppliers to increase visibility in the
marine marketplace and for dealers and retailers to locate potential business
partners by launching a new online business directory, mraaindustrydirectory.com.
The MRAA Marine Industry Directory contains hundreds of
complimentary company listings for MRAA members, plus opportunities for them to
upgrade to more detailed, comprehensive listings for even greater industry
"MRAA receives e-mails and phone
calls from members on a regular basis requesting contact information for
suppliers of various types — everything from software providers to boat
manufacturers,” says MRAA president Matt Gruhn. "Similarly, our Partner and
Associate members are not only looking for referrals, but also frequently
inquire about ways the association can help them promote their businesses’
products and services to generate growth opportunities in the industry. The
directory provides a means of easily organizing this information and providing
24/7 access to it online, giving them increased exposure for their products and
A basic listing in the MRAA Marine
Industry Directory is free for all industry suppliers and includes company
name, address and phone number. MRAA Partner and Associate members, including
Premier Partners and Platinum Partners, will be recognized with an MRAA logo
noting their level of membership, as a free upgrade to their listing. Edits to
current listings can be made by contacting the directory’s administrator,
YourMembership, at 888-777-6578 or by e-mailing Andy Kropff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Enhanced profile listings also are
available and include the following:
• Full-page listing for your
• Listing in 10 categories of your
• Rich text company description and
• Image, video and audio supported
• Address with Google Maps
• Linked website address and
• Phone and fax numbers
• Contact person’s name and e-mail
In addition to these upgraded
features, with an enhanced profile listing MRAA members also will receive a
"MRAA Directory Supporter” badge for display on their company website and other
relevant marketing materials.
Any company can upgrade their basic
MRAA Marine Industry Directory listing to an enhanced listing for $399, but
built-in discounts are available for various levels of MRAA membership.
Associate Members receive 10 percent off the $399 price; Partner Members
receive 30 percent off; Premier Partner Members receive 35 percent off; and
Platinum Partner Members are entitled to 40 percent off.
As a special promotional offer, all
current MRAA members will receive an additional $40 off the regular full price,
on top of their allotted member discount. The discount is valid now through May
15. To take advantage of the $40 discount, use coupon code MRAA40 at checkout.
To get started, MRAA members simply
can visit mraaindustrydirectory.com
and select the "Create a Listing” tab on the top navigation bar to create an
enhanced profile listing today.
For questions regarding listings in
the MRAA Marine Industry Directory, to learn more about MRAA membership in
general or to join the association, contact MRAA membership coordinator Hannah
Muerhoff at 763-333-2420 or email@example.com.
About the Marine
Retailers Association of the Americas
At the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas
(MRAA), 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. MRAA 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. For more information, visit MRAA.com.