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.
The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas is the only North American trade group dedicated to furthering the interests of boat and engine dealers and other marine-related retailers in North America. Under MRAA Rewards, the association offers its members cost-saving, revenue-generating, business improvement and professional development benefits.
Bob McCann was named lead consultant of the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas’ Marine Industry Certified Dealership Program.
Norman-Spencer’s Marine Insurance Services division announced record third-quarter results for its Marine Retailers Association of the Americas member customer referral program.
The non-profit MRAA Educational Foundation set a goal of raising $25,000 this year to provide financial support for education, training and professional development in the recreational marine trades.
Phil Keeter, the retired president of the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas, says he was fired only once in his career — by me! That’s right. Phil says I fired him. And he kids me about it each time we talk. As the owner of Romer Marine in Tulsa, Okla., Phil was an outstanding…more
First Approval Source, a provider of finance and insurance outsourcing to marine dealers, has signed on as a premier partner member of the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas. “First Approval Source and MRAA share a commitment to serving the marine retail community through tools and information,” MRAA vice president Liz Walz said in a…more
The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas Educational Foundation, in partnership with the American Boat and Yacht Council, is seeking applications for two scholarship programs.
The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas and Spader Business Management are seeking applicants for the 2015 Duane Spader Leadership Development Scholarship.
The Marine Industry Certified Dealership Program received an excellence award from the Midwest Society of Association Executives.
The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas, in collaboration with CDK Global Recreation, is making key retail sales data available to dealers through CDK’s Lightspeed dealer management software.