Tag Archives: NMTA

Associations promote marine careers through creative avenues

If there is one common problem everyone in the boating industry faces, it is a shortage of qualified marine technicians. As baby boomers are phasing into retirement, there are not enough applicants to take the open positions. To address this issue, marine trades organizations are finding creative ways to attract professionals and highlight the benefits of an industry career. We ...

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Seattle Boat Show announces 2016 show dates

SEATTLE – The Northwest Marine Trade Association (NMTA) is pleased to announce the dates for the 2016 Seattle Boat Show at CenturyLink Field Event Center and South Lake Union. The 69th annual Seattle Boat Show will begin on Friday, Jan. 29 and end on Saturday, Feb. 6. This is the third consecutive year that the show will continue in a 9-day ...

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NMTA awards $17,300 to eight organizations via Grow Boating grants

SEATTLE –  The Northwest Marine Trade Association (NMTA) is pleased to announce that it has awarded $17,300 to eight boating programs in the Northwest as part of the association’s Grow Boating Grant Program. The program exists to assist non-profit groups or organizations that help serve NMTA’s core purpose – increasing the number of boaters in the Northwest, and encouraging boaters ...

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