Tag Archives: Marine Retailers Association of the Americas

MRAA conducting workforce assessment survey

The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas has launched a workforce assessment survey as part of an overarching initiative intended to identify, define and ultimately address the workforce related issues facing today’s marine businesses. “When it comes to the technician shortage in our industry, we have plenty of anecdotal examples to share,” explains MRAA Vice President Liz Walz. “But we ...

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Industry leaders brief Congress on state of the boating industry

Members of the Congressional Boating Caucus and their staff gathered this week for a briefing on the state of the nation’s recreational boating and fishing industries presented by several industry leaders. Thom Dammrich, president of the National Marine Manufacturers Association, opened the meetings, which took place in both the House and Senate, with his annual overview of the boating industry; ...

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Weekly 5: New Jersey passes pontoon safety law

The BI Weekly 5 is a collection of tips, news and data affecting the boating industry this week. Be sure to look for the BI Weekly 5 every Tuesday on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. New Jersey passes pontoon safety law A new New Jersey law, signed last week by Gov. Chris Christie, will require new safety training and signage for renters of ...

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Bob McCann named lead consultant of MRAA Dealer Certification Program

Bob McCann, recognized as a trailblazing marketer, innovative business development specialist and professional educator, has been named lead consultant of the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas’ Marine Industry Certified Dealership Program. “We are incredibly excited to have Bob aboard as we continue to evolve the MICD Program,” says Matt Gruhn, President of MRAA. “We expect that his impact will ...

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