Partner Membership

Fuel the success of the marine industry

Why partner with the MRAA?

At the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas, we believe that for the marine industry to thrive, the companies that interact with the boater in their community must thrive. The MRAA works to create a strong and healthy boating industry by uniting those businesses, providing them with opportunities for improvement and growth, and representing them with a powerful voice.

Empower Dealer Success
Empower today’s dealers to engage with critical tools, resources and educational programs that provide a roadmap to help them achieve their goals and find growth and success.

Dealer Growth
Support educational programming that provides dealers access to leading subject matter experts and the most relevant course catalog available in our industry.

Partner In-Person
Co-create, as a true partner, the future of marine retail by displaying, attending and engaging in ongoing dealer success at Dealer Week, The MRAA Conference and Expo.

Align Yourself With Opportunity
As a dedicated Partner, align your business and your brand with all of the relevant opportunities that MRAA delivers, or work with us to customize a implementable initiative.

Development By Design
Provide your network access to the industry’s only template for running a world-class dealership, including a comprehensive, continuous education curriculum.

Awesome Advocates
Support projects, programs and advocacy work that make a positive, long-term impact on the ongoing success of the marine dealer body and the marine industry at large.

See what other MRAA Partners had to say

“Vanderbilt Luxury Pontoons is elated with the response and dealer interaction at the MRAA show in Austin, Texas. The event exceeded our expectations for launching our exciting new Vanderbilt 700T. The MRAA staff couldn’t have been more supportive and the dealers we met were exactly the high-level marine dealers we are seeking to join the Vanderbilt dealer network.”

– David Hegel, VP of Commercial at Vanderbilt Luxury Pontoons, Inc.
An MRAA Platinum Partner Member and exhibitor at Dealer Week

“It was natural for us to partner with the MRAA as we share similar values and are committed to representing the dealers’ best interests. We are elated to be attending Dealer Week as it will be a great opportunity for us to connect with the nation’s top marine dealers and learn how we can best support them.”

– Chris Owen, President of Montara Boats
An MRAA Platinum Partner Member and exhibitor at Dealer Week

Partner Membership options

MRAA Partner Memberships provide options tailored to your marketing needs. No matter which level you choose, we appreciate your support in helping our dealers grow.
Use the self-service links below to sign up today.
For Strategic Partner or Education Champion opportunities, contact Allison Gruhn directly at 763-333-2419 or

Standard Partner

$1,500 annually

  • Our entry-level membership provides a variety of benefits as well as the opportunity to support the dealer body.

Platinum Partner

$5,000 annually

  • Platinum partnership offers increased exposure opportunities as well as all the benefits of a standard partnership.

MRAA Partner Member Levels

Strategic Partners

Strategic Partners serve as the strategic and financial backbone of the MRAA. As MRAA’s highest-level members, Strategic Partners participate in regular dialogue with the MRAA Board of Directors and staff, helping to set the initiatives and priorities of the association in its mission to fuel the growth and success of today’s boat and engine dealers. The Strategic Partners also provide the highest level of sponsorship support for Dealer Week.

Education Champions

As the second-highest level of membership, Education Champions fuel the educational programming that the MRAA delivers to its members in a year-round sponsorship program. Whether through Dealer Week, The MRAA Conference and Expo, or any other medium through which MRAA delivers content, Education Champions help bring MRAA’s world-class educational programming to life.

Platinum Partners

MRAA’s Platinum Partners provide significant annual support for the association, helping to fuel its mission of providing tools, resources and educational programming to today’s boat and engine dealers. Platinum Partners represent the third-highest level of MRAA membership.

Partner Members

MRAA’s Partner Members provide annual support for the association, helping to fuel its mission of providing tools, resources and educational programming to today’s boat and engine dealers. Partner Members represent the standard level of MRAA membership.

Interested in partnering with the MRAA? Contact our Director of Business Development, Allison Gruhn, at 763-333-2419 or by email for more information.