MRA now offers monthly e-newsletter

Author:
Updated:
Original:

The Marina Recreation Association is converting most of its monthly newsletters to an electronic format to provide better access to news, events and useful information to the marina industry.

Of the 12 planned newsletters per year, 11 will be distributed via e-mail and a Year in Review magazine will be printed and distributed by regular mail. The e-mail newsletters will include eight standard monthly newsletters with one or two "hot topics" for the month; as well as three "full-featured" newsletters with special articles on legal, legislative, human resources and marketing written by industry experts in their fields. All newsletters will be available on the MRA Web site.

"It's definitely more cost-effective for the association, and the members have ready access to our articles and news from the Internet where it is ready to read and reference when they want it," said Yvonne Cantrell, board member and a past president, in a statement.

"In today's business environment, it makes no sense to give the members more paper to deal with," she added.

The once-per-year printed edition is undergoing a makeover to enhance its value to the members, according to Cantrell. In addition to feature articles, the printed version also will take on an "annual report" role to encompass a synopsis of the MRA year in review and highlight the year's accomplishments.

Click here for the full release.

Related

ABYC Foundation Seeks Nominations for Educator Award

The award recognizes “an outstanding instructor who is shaping future marine service technicians.”

P.R. Firm Rushton Gregory Signs ePropulsion

The Chinese manufacturer of electric propulsion products introduced a standardized lineup earlier this year.

Dometic Updates Pro-Trim System

The new design allows boaters to trim the outboard and adjust the jack plate without removing their hands from the wheel.

Brunswick Partners with Carnegie Robotics

Through the alliance, Brunswick aims to enhance its autonomous technology offerings.

Nicole Vasilaros to Depart NMMA

The group credits the senior vice president of government and legal affairs for “countless contributions to the protection and expansion of the recreational boating industry.”

Site Unseen

A website is often the first interaction a customer will have with a dealership, but it must provide more than an online brochure or they will click elsewhere.

C.G. Amends Documentation Rules

Federally documenting a boat now must be done every five years, rather than annually.

The 2021 Top 10 Most Innovative Marine Companies Awards

The marine industry consistently honors products and people. The industry, however, has not recognized forward-thinking companies that are moving the industry in new directions. Soundings Trade Only’s mission is to reflect, inform and inspire.