Tag: MRAA Member News

Federal Trade Commission Anti-Fraud Rule Supported by Marine Industry

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2024 – On Feb. 15, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) finalized its Government and Business Impersonation Rule, which gives the agency more tools to combat scammers who impersonate businesses or government agencies. The MRAA, National Marine Manufacturers Association, and the Recreational Vehicle Dealers Association submitted a comment to the FTC on Dec. […]

Building a Legacy With Royal Effort!

• Great Dealership to Work For Spotlight: How a Certified Dealership in Regal & Nautique of Orlando is Making Quite a Wake in the Florida Boating Scene Winning is often viewed as the definition of success by many. From sports to business, where you find winners, you regularly find strong leadership, purpose-driven tactics and people […]

Arizona House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Passes Boater Education Legislation

• Paves the Way for a Culture of Safe Boating in the Grand Canyon State Minneapolis, MN, February 15, 2024 – Wednesday, Feb. 9, the Arizona House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee voted 9-2 to pass H.B. 2149: Watercraft operation; minors; safety education. This marks the first step toward adopting boater education in the Grand Canyon […]

MRAA’s ‘Aimie’ Technology Earns Best Use of AI 2023 Neptune Award

MIAMI, February 15 – The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas (MRAA) has announced that Aimie (AI for Marine Industry Education), its artificial intelligence-powered content delivery system for boat dealers, has earned the Best Use of AI 2023 Neptune Award. “It’s inspiring for the MRAA to receive a Neptune Award for Aimie because she delivers […]

MRAA Board Approves 2024 Advocacy Priorities

Minneapolis, February 14 – The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas’ (MRAA) Board of Directors recently approved its 2024 legislative and regulatory advocacy resolutions as recommended by the Advisory Council of Marine Associations (ACMA). The advisory council and its annual resolutions are an integral part of the MRAA’s advocacy efforts. ACMA was created to advise […]

Strengthen Your Service Department

Service Managers face tremendous challenges every day.  They confront workforce shortages, wavering efficiency and concerning proficiency numbers, increasing repair event cycle times, teamwork issues, quality control problems, lowering customer satisfaction scores and so much more. And to make it even more painful, there just hasn’t been a true training pathway to help them to overcome […]

Avalon Pontoons Joins MRAA as a Platinum Partner

MINNEAPOLIS — The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas announces that Avalon Pontoons has joined the MRAA as a Platinum Partner Member.   Through Platinum Partner Membership, Avalon Pontoons supports the MRAA, its programs and the opportunities the association provides the dealer body to fuel the industry’s success. Commitments from Platinum Partners like Avalon allow […]