First Approval Source, a provider of consulting and finance and insurance outsourcing to marine dealers, has partnered with the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas to offer finance and insurance education to MRAA members via the association’s interactive virtual training system.
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.
The Marine Industry Certified Dealership Program hired a full-time program coordinator to assist with dealer communications, program administration and marketing efforts.
People in the marine industry have been hearing anecdotally that there is a shortage of skilled workers, but to date there has been no data to make the case.
A pair of veteran consultants joined the Marine Industry Certified Dealership Program, bringing more than 60 years of combined experience to the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas.
The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas and Spader Business Management formed an online education partnership, resulting in the launch of three new courses within the MRAA Interactive Virtual Training System.
The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas and the National Marine Manufacturers Association merged their political action committees to form one voice for recreational boating on Capitol Hill.
The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas was recently named the 2015 Association of the Year by the Midwest Society of Association Executives.
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.
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.