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MRAA Press Releases
Tuesday, August 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
MRAA Adds Three Employees to Enhance Membership, Education and Content Channels »
The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas has hired three new employees in Education Specialist Cecelia Pallotto, C...
Thursday, August 13, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Take Me Fishing and Discover Boating Joint ‘Get On Board’ Campaign Signals Success »
In under two months, a collaborative marketing campaign from Take Me Fishing and Discover Boating has reached an...
Wednesday, August 12, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
MRAA launches virtual program for post-sale follow-up »
In an environment where dealers are seeing unprecedented levels of activity and struggling to keep up, one area that can g...
Saturday, July 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
NMMA, MRAA Form Strategic Partnership to Expand Discover Boating »
Grow Boating, Inc. merges into NMMA and Discover Boating Canada becomes part of NMMA Canada to allow for improved industry...
Wednesday, July 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bipartisan Legislation Introduced to Protect Small Businesses From Natural Disasters »
WASHINGTON, D.C. —  July 8, 2020 — U.S. Reps. Joe Morelle (D-NY-25), Jack Bergman (R-MI-01), Jared Golden (D-ME-02),...

MRAA's Annual Conference & Expo
Wednesday, September 2, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dealer Week 2020 moves online, adds webinar series »
Dealer Week, the annual conference and expo of the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas, is moving online in 2020....
Wednesday, February 19, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
MRAA’s Dealer Week Receives World-Class Net Promoter Scores »
Dealer Week, the annual conference and expo of the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas, held Dec. 8-11, 2019 in T...
Tuesday, December 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Amanda Levandowski Named Duane Spader Leadership Development Scholarship Recipient »
Amanda Levandowski, Owner Principal of Charlotte Ski Boats in Mooresville, North Carolina, has been selected as the recipi...
Tuesday, December 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ken Sorley Named 2019 Kevin Lodder Scholarship Recipient »
Ken Sorley, owner and President of Marineland Boating Center of Waco, Texas, has been selected as the recipient of the 201...
Tuesday, December 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Massachusetts Marine Trades Association Awarded MTA Technical Scholarship »
The Massachusetts Marine Trades Association (MMTA) has been selected as the recipient of the 2019 Marine Trade Association...

MRAA Partner News
Wednesday, September 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sea Tow Foundation Announces Official Call for Entry for “National Boating Industry Safety Awards” »
The Sea Tow Foundation in cooperation with its North American Sober Skipper Advisory Council, announced the official call...
Wednesday, September 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Correct Craft To Display Boats At The White House »
Correct Craft is honored to represent our industry, North Carolina, and Florida at the White House’s fourth annual Made in...
Thursday, July 23, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Boat Outfitters Commits to MRAA Partner Membership »
MINNEAPOLIS — July 23, 2020 — The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas announces that Ocoee, Florida-based Boat O...
Tuesday, June 23, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
MRAA Adds Four New Partner Members »
  MRAA Adds Four New Partner Members   MINNEAPOLIS —  June 23 — The Marine Retailers Asso...
Tuesday, June 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Barletta Boat Company Plans Elkhart County Expansion, 250 New Jobs in Indiana »
BRISTOL, Ind. – Barletta Boat Company, a manufacturer of high-quality pontoon boats, announced plans today to expand its o...

Dealer Certification
Wednesday, September 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bonnier, MRAA Partner to Promote Certified Dealers »
The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas has announced a partnership with Bonnier Corporation, one of the largest...
Thursday, July 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sales Process Course Now Available Through 2020 Continuous Certification »
MRAA’s Continuous Certification program has released its third quarter course: Fill the Gaps in Your Dealership’s Sales Pr...
Wednesday, February 12, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
26 Dealerships Achieved Marine Industry Certification Status in 2019 »
The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas is pleased to announce that 26 dealership locations achieved the Marine I...
Monday, January 27, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
MRAA, MICD Launch 2020 Continuous Certification Curriculum »
The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas has announced the lineup for the 2020 Continuous Certification curriculum...
Tuesday, November 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
MRAA Creates “The Guide to Phone Skills” White Paper »
The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas published its latest white paper, “The Guide to Phone Skills,” powered by...

Legislative Updates
Thursday, September 24, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
MRAA Applauds Introduction of Legislation to Protect Small Businesses from Natural Disasters »
On Thursday, U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), Angus King (ME-I), Ben Cardin (D-MD), John Kennedy (R-LA), Ron Wyden (D-OR)...
Wednesday, September 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Congress yet to reach deal on stimulus deal »
Yesterday, the latest COVID-19 economic aid package was proposed by a 50-member bipartisan group of House legislators. The...
Friday, August 28, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
NJ Governor’s Budget includes Proposed Boating Sales Tax Increase »
On Tuesday, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy proposed a repeal of the overwhelmingly bipartisan sales tax cap on boats as...
Friday, August 28, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hurricane Laura Shows the Need for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure »
Hurricane Laura made landfall on Texas and Louisiana’s coasts early Thursday morning as the strongest hurricane to hit the...
Thursday, August 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Anglers Praise Decision to Strengthen Striped Bass Populations »
The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission votes to improve menhaden management WASHINGTON D.C. —The Atlantic State...

MRAA Member News
Wednesday, August 19, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Boat House Chicago hosts Boat-In Movie Night on Pistakee Lake »
The Boat House Chicago hosted the first ever "Boat-In" Movie Night on the Chain O' Lakes! During these uncertain times, en...
Friday, August 14, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Jeff Husby Named President and CEO of WaterSports Central »
WaterSports Central LLC (WC), Georgia and South Carolinas premier boat dealership with six retail locations featuring Naut...
Tuesday, June 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Big Thunder Marine announces new location in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. »
Big Thunder Marine announces new location in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., with a focus on Fountain Center Consoles. “Bi...
Wednesday, November 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
MRAA Members Save on Residential Surcharges for the Holiday 2019 Season »
Both FedEx and UPS have announced that they will not apply peak season surcharges on residential deliveries this holiday s...
Tuesday, August 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nautical Ventures Takes Over Management at Anglers Marina »
Through a lease-option, Nautical Ventures Group has taken over operations of Anglers Marina in Dania Beach and will rebran...

MRAA In The News
Tuesday, September 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMTA Surmounts Outreach, Educational, and Scholarship Programs to Combat Workforce Crisis »
Essex, CT. - There are job opportunities within the recreational boating segment that are going unfilled, and hundreds of...
Wednesday, February 24, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sam Dantzler and MRAA Partner on Virtual Training »
MINNEAPOLIS — The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas is now offering a highly rated sales training course fro...
Monday, February 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Torqeedo Finalizes New MRAA Premier Partner Membership »
    The global leader in a growing electronic boat drive sector has joined the Marine Retailers Associa...
Monday, December 14, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
MRAA Named 2015 Association of the Year by MSAE »
The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas ( MRAA ) has been selected from a distinguished field of nominees and rec...
Friday, August 21, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
ARI's Website Platform Integrates with Moreboats.com »
Milwaukee, Wis., August 7, 2015 – ARI Network Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:   ARIS ) announced today that its En...

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