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MRAA Press Releases
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),...
Tuesday, July 7, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
MRAA Launches Customer Experience Education Series »
MINNEAPOLIS —  July 6, 2020 — With first-time boat buyers flocking to boat purchases in record numbers and overwhelmi...
Wednesday, June 10, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dealer Week Opens With Lowest Rate, Attendee Guarantee »
MINNEAPOLIS – June 10, 2020 – The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas opened dealer registration today for Dealer...
Tuesday, June 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
MRAA Statement on Racism »
MINNEAPOLIS – June 9, 2020 – Tragedy has fallen upon Minneapolis, Minnesota, the United States and the world. On Monday,...
Thursday, May 28, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sea Tow Foundation Appoints Adam Fortier-Brown to Serve on Sober Skipper Advisory Council »
May 28, 2020 – The Sea Tow Foundation has appointed Adam Fortier-Brown, Government Relations Manager of the Marine Retaile...

MRAA's Annual Conference & Expo
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...
Tuesday, December 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sara Anghel Named Darlene Briggs Woman of the Year »
Sara Anghel of the National Marine Manufacturers Association Canada has been selected as the recipient of the thirty-third...

MRAA Partner News
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...
Monday, June 15, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Discover Boating, Take Me Fishing Launch “Get On Board” Marketing Campaign »
Industry-wide effort to help Americans find the safe, restorative power of boating and fishing amid COVID-19 Follo...
Thursday, June 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Kicker Joins Reef Runner Boats in Sharing Joy with Battle Breast Cancer Winner »
MIAMI – Just before the Coronavirus changed all of our lives, Omar Fakhri and his son Laithe drove to South Florida fro...
Thursday, June 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vantage Resource Group launches "Certified Clean" program »
Vantage Resource Group recently introduced its Vantage Certified Clean program. Vantage outlined the program as follows:...

Dealer Certification
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...
Tuesday, November 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Grady White Partners with MICD Program to Promote Dealership Education »
Grady-White Boats and the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas have partnered together to bring the Grady-White de...

Legislative Updates
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
MRAA, NMMA COVID-19 Retail Reopening Guidelines »
LAST UPDATED:  Tuesday, July 9, 2:00PM ET   As states continue to reopen their e...
Wednesday, June 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Paycheck Protection Program Changes All Dealers Need to Know »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 17, 2020 – On June 5 th , President Donald Trump signed the bipartisan Paycheck Protection Flexibi...
Wednesday, June 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate Passes the Great American Outdoors Act »
  WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 17, 2020 – The U.S. Senate passed the Great American Outdoors Ac this afternoon with a...
Thursday, June 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. Congress Near-Unanimously Approve PPP Changes for Small Businesses »
Last night, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed legislation that would give Paycheck Protection Program borrowers more free...
Thursday, June 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Commentary: Instead of reacting to the next disaster, let’s prepare for it »
MRAA government relations manager Adam Fortier-Brown recently wrote an op-ed published in the Portland Press Herald on the...

MRAA Member News
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...
Wednesday, July 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Edmonston Elected Chairman of Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council »
BoatUS Vice President of Government Affairs Chris Edmonston has been elected chairman of the Sport Fishing and Boating Par...
Wednesday, July 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bridge Marina Hosts Representative Mikie Sherrill »
Bridge Marine is an active MRAA member and represents the association on the BoatPAC Board of Directors . Last Fri...

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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