The 2014 American Boating Congress starts tonight with a welcome-reception boat cruise along the Potomac River before marine industry members meet with members of Congress on Capitol Hill on Tuesday and Wednesday to push boating-friendly legislation.
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.
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The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas and the Wisconsin Marine Association hosted a one-day educational session for WMA members.
Larry Innis is no stranger to Capitol Hill. The legislative veteran has been testifying before Congress on issues ranging from the Coast Guard budget to the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund on behalf of the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas for a quarter of a century.
The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas is asking dealers to create a short video about the impact of MRAA membership on their businesses and post it on Facebook in a new social media contest.
The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas said the MRAA Rewards Program and Priority One Financial Services expanded their relationship to include financing for marina and boatyard equipment.
The American Boating Congress announced Monday that Amy Walter, national editor of “The Cook Political Report” and former political director of ABC News, was added to this year’s agenda on May 7.
The Marine Industry Certified Dealership Program unveiled an online video promoting the recently restructured program, which has seen a 33 percent increase in participation since it was unveiled last fall.
The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas is partnering with sales, customer loyalty and personal development expert Jeffrey Gitomer to launch an interactive virtual training system.
Planning for the American Boating Congress is under way and industry advocates say this year’s event will not only be important to attend, it also will offer even more to visitors to maximize their time on Capitol Hill.