Tag: MRAA’s Annual Conference & Expo

Dealer Week 2023 Education Now Available on MRAATraining.com

Fifteen world-class educational courses from MRAA’s 2023 Dealer Week Conference and Expo are now available on MRAATraining.com. MRAA Gold and Silver Members have immediate viewing access. The topics include best practices for selling value and experience; turning boat inventory faster; fixing poor communications; and more. Dealer Week 2023 includes tactics and expert-driven advice in three […]

The Magic of Dealer Week

The 2023 MRAA Dealer Week Conference and Expo was the largest Dealer Week on record, from its attendance to its sheer size! I feel honored to play a role in helping make the annual event happen. But, as some of my co-workers have stated, Dealer Week 2023 just hit differently. Maybe it’s because of the […]

Zachary Meyer Named Duane Spader Leadership Development Scholarship Recipient

TAMPA, FL, December 6, 2023 — The MRAA Educational Foundation announced today that Zachary Meyer, General Manager of Mark’s Leisure Time Marine in Canandaigua, N.Y., has been selected as the recipient of the Foundation’s 2023 Duane Spader Leadership Development Scholarship. This year’s scholarship recipient was unveiled at the Foundation’s awards luncheon as part of Dealer […]

Lightspeed Announces Marine Dealer RECT Excellence Award Winners

• Award recipients honored for timely and exemplary customer service during MRAA Dealer Week Conference and Expo. TAMPA, FLA.  – December 5, 2023 – Lightspeed, a leader in dealer management solutions for the marine industry, announced its Marine Dealership RECT (Repair Event Cycle Time) Excellence Award winners during the Marine Retailers Association’s (MRAA) 2023 Dealer Week […]

MRAA Promotes 3 to Support Strategic Growth in 2024

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 1, 2023 – The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas (MRAA) announces that Liz Keener, Stevie Cook and Sherri Cuvala have been promoted for exemplary work helping the MRAA and dealers find greater success. The promotions reflect their hard work and dedication and allow MRAA to pursue its strategic goals to provide increasingly […]

2 New Hires Strengthen MRAA Dealer Education Team

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 1 – The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas (MRAA) announced today that it added two new employees to its Education Team: Senior Education Developer Bernie DeGraw and Education Coordinator Carolyn Howell.   “Adding Bernie and Carolyn will help us enhance our educational initiatives and deliver on our mission to fuel dealer success,” […]

MRAA, ABYC Launch Service Management Certification Program

MINNEAPOLIS and ANNAPOLIS, Nov. 27 – The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas (MRAA) and the American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) have announced the all-new Service Management Certification program, which they partnered to develop. Staff from both organizations will be on hand December 4-7, at MRAA’s Dealer Week in Tampa, to celebrate the launch […]

National Marine Lenders Association Releases Updated Version of ‘More Boat Less Monthly’

• NMLA to unveil a revised edition of its popular tri-fold publication at MRAA’s Dealer Week Conference and Expo in Tampa, Fla. The NMLA, one of over 147 exhibitors featured at the annual MRAA Dealer Week Conference and Expo in early December, will officially re-launch an updated version of “More Boat Less Monthly.” NMLA lending specialists […]