Here are some useful Internet links we have found to benefit members of the National Marine Representatives Association.
Web Site: www.abbra.org
American Boat Builders & Repairers Association (ABBRA) is a national not-profit association for the marine service trades. The industry advocate for its 400 members and affiliates, ABBRA provides resources to encourage professionalism and strengthen profitability.
Web Site: www.abycinc.org
American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) is a non-profit organization that develops safety standards for the design, construction, equipage, repair and maintenance of boats. It is a source of technical information for the international marine industry. ABYC develops product safety standards, credentialing, education, training, and other tools to equip its members to be successful, and to make boating safer.
Web Site: www.marinaassociation.org
The Association of Marina Industries (AMI) is a non-profit membership organization dedicated exclusively to serving the needs of the marina industry. It offers direct access to innovative and cost-saving business solutions, educational services, regularly updated news and publications, and research results.
Web Site: www.manaonline.org
Manufacturers' Agents National Association (MANA) is a non-profit association of professional multi-line field sales agencies and the manufacturers they represent. MANA educates industry, government and academia on the multi-line method of selling. The focus is to aid in the development and promotion of mutually-profitable relationships, and ethical standards of behavior.
Web Site: www.mraa.com
The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas (MRAA) works to create a strong and healthy boating industry by uniting companies that interact with the boater. It provides its members with opportunities for improvement and growth, fosters relationships, and raises awareness and professionalism. Protecting their common interests, MRAA represents them with a unified voice.
Web Site: www.nmdaonline.com
The National Marine Distributors Association (NMDA) improves the business conditions of wholesale distributors of marine accessories. It fosters cooperation among manufacturers, distributors and retailers in the marine industry. NMDA assists its members in improving the productivity, profitability and performance of their businesses.
Web Site: www.nmea.org
National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) is an internationally recognized trade association of dealers, manufacturers, distributors, sales representatives and other professionals in the marine electronics field. NMEA has led the way in establishing technical standards for data exchange in marine electronics and certification standards for marine electronics technicians.
Web Site: www.nmma.org
National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) is sponsor of consumer boat shows in the US, Canada and Mexico, as well as trade events for the marine industry. NMMA members, nearly 1,400 companies, produce approximately 80% of the marine products used by recreational boaters and anglers in the United States.
Web Site: www.rvia.org
The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) is the national association representing approximately 450 manufacturers and component suppliers producing approximately 98% of all RVs made in the United States.
Web Site: www.ibexshow.com
The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) is your must-attend marine industry event. North America’s leading technical boat-building showcase, IBEX delivers a unique forum where the marine industry can do business, share ideas, and accelerate new product development. Don’t miss the opportunity to do business with the entire marine industry.