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Boat Buying & Inventory Management Strategies

• Tactical solutions to help your dealership overcome key challenges and enhance your profitability By Chris Kulaga, Product Manager, Lightspeed As the marine industry continues to evolve, your dealership has already seen new opportunities and challenges in 2024. Along with being able to adapt, your team must maintain your primary goal to provide customers with […]

MRAA, Association of Marina Industries Meet with White House, Request NMFS Reopen Comments on Proposed Vessel Speed Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 28, 2024 – In a meeting with the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas (MRAA) and the Association of Marina Industries (AMI) formally requested the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) withdraw its proposed amendments to the North Atlantic Right Whale Vessel Strike Reduction […]

Webinar: Understanding Consumer Mindset and Interest Rates

• MRAA Ask the Expert Webinar with Ian Wyatt, Huntington Distribution Finance The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas will hold a new Ask the Expert Webinar focused on understanding the American consumer and the impact of interest rates on buying decisions. The webinar features industry expert Ian Wyatt, Director of Economics and Commercial Market […]

MRAA Welcomed Six New Partner Members in April

MINNEAPOLIS, May 7, 2024 — The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas (MRAA) announces the addition of Battery Tender, ECOXGEAR, iNet, Newcoast, North River Boats and Speedydock Software as its newest Partner Members. Marine manufacturers, suppliers and service providers, through Partner Membership, commit to aligning their brands with the programs and opportunities that MRAA offers […]

MRAA Partner Perspectives Video Series Offers Marine Industry Insights

• Q&A Interviews with prominent leaders and business partners highlight current boating industry trends, issues and strategies for 2024 MINNEAPOLIS, April 15 – The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas (MRAA) announces a new video series with prominent marine industry leaders called MRAA Partner Perspectives that shares insights about the business of boating and the […]

Travis Hyde Named MRAA Integrator

MINNEAPOLIS, March 4, 2024 – The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas (MRAA) has announced that Travis Hyde has been hired as MRAA’s VP of Operations & Integrator and will work closely in partnership with MRAA President Matt Gruhn and the MRAA Leadership Team. In this role, Hyde will work to ensure MRAA achieves its […]