Tag Archives: The National Marine Representatives Association

Mel Barr Award at IBEX honors Perko’s Marvin Perkins

The National Marine Representatives Association has presented its 2018 Mel Barr Award to Marvin Perkins, former president of Perko, Inc. The award recognizes an individual who has contributed to the improvement of the industry and is named in the memory of marine rep Mel Barr, one of the founders of NMRA and its first president. Boating Industry Editor-in-Chief Tim Hennagir ...

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NMRA expands benefits for independent sales reps

The National Marine Representatives Association has expanded its benefit package for independent sales representative full members. Through a special collaboration, these representatives automatically receive membership in the Manufacturers’ Agents National Association. For many years, NMRA has enjoyed a close working relationship with MANA and regularly offers its members access to its SalesWise business development training and coaching forums. The organizations ...

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NMRA, MMTA join forces to spur industry job growth

The National Marine Representatives Association (NMRA) and Massachusetts Marine Trades Association (MMTA) are cooperating to address the immediate worker shortage and ensure a strong future for the marine industry. The focus of the strategic collaboration is to bring the next generation of workers into the maritime trades, especially through their respective scholarship programs. The MMTA provides the framework to further ...

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