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Virginia trade group adds new members

The entire staffs of Deltaville Boatyard and Prince William Marina joined the Virginia Marine Trades Association.

The trade group offers individual memberships to employees of trade association member businesses. Deltaville Boatyard’s 32 employees and Prince William Marina’s 48 are now individual members of the trade association and can receive access to all of the benefits of membership.

“I proudly paid for each of my employees to receive an individual membership with VMTA,” Prince William Marina president Carlton Phillips said in a statement. “First, I thought it was important to ensure they are plugged into the broader industry, and secondly it helps me ensure not only Prince William Marina, but each of my employees, receives value in our membership with VMTA. It was a no-brainer.”

At $25, the individual membership is a way for employees to stay connected to their trade association and the rest of the marine industry in the commonwealth.

Trade association benefits include staying up to date on the latest legislative and regulatory issues, connecting with fellow marine industry professionals and having an advocate to help with local issues.

“The opportunity for my employees to be connected with other marine industry professionals is extremely valuable to me,” Deltaville Boatyard president Keith Ruse said. “My staff can now reach out to fellow VMTA members to discuss a technical problem, compare notes on a new software system or read about the latest news around the industry in the VMTA newsletter.”

Individual members have full access to all of the trade group’s member benefits, including the email list, the quarterly newsletter and online access to members-only content.

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