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The National Marine Representatives Association is a national organization serving marine industry independent sales reps and the manufacturers who sell through reps. Founded in 1960, this professional association serves as an industry voice, networking tool and information source, promoting the benefits of utilizing independent marine reps for sales.
Our Mission: The mission of the National Marine Representatives Association is to promote a unified working relationship between its representatives, our affiliate suppliers and the marine industry.
NMRA member Mark Mitchell, ComMar Sales
• Now available: Fall edition of Tidings, NMRA newsletter. Read it now.
• Recipients of the 2021 Mel Barr & Old Pro awards have been selected and will be announced at IBEX.
Why You Should Join NMRA Working with marine industry associations and other rep associations, NMRA helps promote the use of independent reps. Belonging to NMRA gives your business a badge of professionalism that can make the difference in gaining new business. Memberships are available to rep groups (Full), rep group staff (Associate) and supply chain partners (Affiliate). Learn More Annual Awards Program NMRA presents 2 major awards annually. The Mel Barr Award was created in memory of Mel Barr, an independent marine rep deeply involved in our industry, one of the founders of NMRA and its first president. The Old Pro Award is presented to a rep who has contributed to the reputation of NMRA and to the entire marine representative profession as a whole. Learn More The NMRA Scholarship The NMRA scholarship is awarded annually to individuals pursuing education related to the maritime trades. Learn More