The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas has turned the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo into a mammoth learning experience, but the learning can continue throughout the year with membership in the association. That was the principal message from MRAA president Matt Gruhn at the MDCE State of the Industry luncheon. “The MRAA has gone…more
The number of participants at the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo reached an all-time high this year of 1,147, marking another spurt in the event’s steady annual growth.
ORLANDO, Fla. — During the final afternoon of the 2015 Marine Dealer Conference & Expo, industry educational leaders highlighted the current shortage of marine technicians, calling upon the entire industry to help recruit the workforce’s next generation of students.
ORLANDO, Fla. — The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas has consistently improved its Marine Dealer Conference & Expo during the last few years, adding education and training opportunities, but the benefits will keep rolling in throughout the entire year with membership in the association, MRAA president Matt Gruhn told dealership professionals.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Melissa Danko, longtime executive director of the Marine Trades Association of New Jersey, accepted the 2015 Darlene Briggs Woman of the Year award at the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo today.
ORLANDO, Fla. — A record number of marine dealer professionals gathered for the 2015 Marine Dealer Conference & Expo Monday night, taking in a fiery, animated keynote speech from bestselling author and motivational speaker Steve McClatchy.
Builders of outboard-powered center console boats reported strong sales at the Nov. 5-9 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, citing record revenue and promising follow-up business.
There is no disputing that the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference will be held in Tampa, Fla., in 2016 and 2018. Whether the industry showcase for new products and innovation returns to Louisville, Ky., is up in the air.
SARASOTA, Fla. — About 40 domestic and international Pursuit Boats dealers are gathering here today at the Hyatt Regency to get their first look at two new boats from the Fort Pierce, Fla., builder — along with several other models ranging from 26 to 38 feet — and learn about what’s on tap in 2016.
Paul Mann Custom Boats is building its second 76-foot convertible sportfishing yacht, the North Carolina company’s 39th boat larger than 58 feet.