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June 29, 2016 -Marine Trades Association of New Jersey Foundation Announces 2016 Scholarships and Awards
The Marine Trades Association of New Jersey (MTA/NJ) Foundation is pleased to announce the winner of their education scholarship. Valued at $1,500, this scholarship is open to MTA/NJ members' children and their employees' children and can be applied to any higher education program.

April 25, 2016 -The Marine Trades Association of New Jersey Elects its 2016-2017 Officers and Directors and Presents Sponsor Awards
On April 21, 2016, the Marine Trades Association of New Jersey (MTA/NJ) held its Annual Dinner & Elections at The Mill in Spring Lake. Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno attended the event and addressed the members, discussing the challenges of running a marine business, the impacts of Hurricane Sandy and the reduced sales tax on boats. Assemblyman David Rible was also in attendance and spoke before the membership.

March 3, 2016 -Strong Crowds and Sales Marked the Fifth Annual New Jersey Boat Sale & Expo
A strong current of guests at the New Jersey Boat Sale & Expo in Edison, February 18-21, 2016 was proof that the boating industry is strong an d growing in New Jersey. The show’s fifth year was commemorated not only by an opening day ribbon cutting ceremony, but also by the record number of attendees who sailed through the show’s doors.

December 9, 2015 -Governor Christie Signs Bill Into Law Reducing Sales Tax on Boats
The recreational boating industry in New Jersey was given a boost today by the signing of S-2784/A-3856 (Van Drew, Whelan/Andrzejczak, Johnson) into law. Governor Christie signed the bill which provides a partial exemption and maximum sales and use tax imposition amount for sales and uses of boats and vessels, and establishes a grace period for use tax imposition on certain boats and vessels used by resident purchasers.

November 18, 2015 -MTA/NJ Executive Director Named Darlene Briggs Woman of the Year
Melissa Danko, MTA/NJ Executive Director, has been named the 2015 Darlene Briggs Woman of the Year. Melissa was presented with the award, one of the marine industry’s most prestigious, during a Wednesday morning awards breakfast taking place in conjunction with the annual Marine Dealer Conference & Expo.

September 14, 2015 -Jersey Shore Boat Sale & Expo Cruises into FirstEnergy Park This Week
As summer sails away, just around the corner is the 7th Annual Jersey Shore Boat Sale & Expo at FirstEnergy Park, home of the Lakewood BlueClaws from September 18 through September 20.

August 20, 2015 -7th Annual Jersey Shore Boat Sale & Expo Returns to FirstEnergy Park
Summer may be coming to a close, but the boating industry is gearing up for the 7th Annual Jersey Shore Boat Sale & Expo set to take place at FirstEnergy Park, home of the Lakewood BlueClaws, September 18-20, 2015.

August 10, 2015 -PineBelt Enterprises Inc., Travelers Ocean Marine Insurance Return to Sponsor 2015 Jersey Shore Boat Sale & Expo
The Marine Trades Association of New Jersey (MTA/NJ) is pleased to announce PineBelt Enterprises, Inc. has once again signed on as a Gold Sponsor, and Travelers Ocean Marine Insurance will be returning as a Bronze Sponsor.

June 10, 2015 -Marine Trades Association of New Jersey Foundation Announces 2015 Scholarships and Awards
The Marine Trades Association of New Jersey (MTA/NJ) Foundation is pleased to announce the winner of their education scholarship. Valued at $1,500, this scholarship is open to MTA/NJ members' children and their employees' children and can be applied to any higher education program.

June 1, 2015 -Enter to win a FREE ticket to MDCE from MRAA
As a retail member of the Marine Trades Association of New Jersey, you are eligible to enter your name into a drawing to win a FREE registration to the MDCE, Nov. 15-18, in Orlando, Fla., worth up to $499.

April 28, 2015 -Marine Trades Association of New Jersey Elects its 2015-2016 Officers & Directors
On April 23, 2015, the Marine Trades Association of New Jersey (MTA/NJ) held its Annual Dinner & Elections and elected its 2015-2016 Officers & Directors.

March 3, 2015 -Marine Trades Association of New Jersey Ready to “Ramp Up For Success”
at Conference and Expo on March 12th

The Marine Trades Association of New Jersey will host its biennial Conference and Expo on Thursday, March 12th at the Woodlake Country Club in Lakewood, NJ. The one day educational event is organized specifically for marine businesses owners, operators, employees and anyone involved in recreational boating in New Jersey. The conference traditionally covers a broad range of subjects designed to help participants grow their boating and marine related businesses.

February 11, 2015 -2015 New Jersey Boat Sale & Expo Set to Cruise into Edison
The 2015 New Jersey Boat Sale & Expo will cruise into the NJ Convention & Expo Center on February 19-22, 2015. Presented by Interlux Yacht Finishes, Star brite Marine Products and Travelers Ocean Marine Insurance, the show will feature hundreds of new boats on sale by over 30 of the state’s top dealers.

December 11, 2014 -Interlux Yacht Finishes, Star brite and Travelers Ocean Marine Serve as Presenting Sponsors at The 2015 New Jersey Boat Sale & Expo
The Marine Trades Association of New Jersey is proud to announce that three major Presenting Sponsors, Interlux Yacht Finishes, Star brite and Travelers Ocean Marine are returning to the 2015 edition of the New Jersey Boat Sale and Expo, slated for February 19-22, 2015 at the New Jersey Convention and Expo Center in Edison.

October 16, 2014 -The Biggest Jersey Shore Boat Sale & Expo Delivers Results
The 6th Annual Jersey Shore Boat Sale & Expo was held September 19th - 21st at FirstEnergy Park, home of the Lakewood BlueClaws.  This popular and family oriented boat show, produced by the Marine Trades Association of New Jersey (MTA/NJ), featured new and pre-owned boats, engines and accessories for sale by New Jersey’s top marine retailers.

September 12, 2014 - A “Bigger Than Ever” Jersey Shore Boat Sale & Expo Cruises into FirstEnergy Park Next Week
Just around the corner is the 6th Annual Jersey Shore Boat Sale & Expo that is slated to get underway at FirstEnergy Park, home of the Lakewood BlueClaws from September 19th through September 21st.

July 28, 2014 - PineBelt Enterprises, Inc. Signs on as Gold Sponsor of the 6th Annual Jersey Shore Boat Sale & Expo
The Marine Trades Association of New Jersey (MTA/NJ) is pleased to annouce that PineBelt Enterprises, Inc. has signed on as a Gold Sponsor of the Jersey Shore Boat Sale & Expo being held on September 19-21, 2014.

July 28, 2014 - 6th Annual Jersey Shore Boat Sale & Expo Returns to FirstEnergy Park
Like an incoming tide, excitement is running strong for the 6th Annual Jersey Shore Boat Sale & Expo set to take place at FirstEnergy Park, home of the Lakewood BlueClaws, September 19-21, 2014.

Jul 23, 2014 - Marine Trades Association of New Jersey Foundation Awards New 2014
MTA/NJ Family Scholarship

The Marine Trades Association of New Jersey (MTA/NJ) Foundation announced recently the availability for a new scholarship for MTA/NJ members. The MTA/NJ Foundation, a 501(c) (3), was established to help promote and encourage boating safety and education. The 2014 MTA/NJ Family Scholarship was awarded to Olivia Nesnay of Spring Lake Heights, NJ.

April 29, 2014 - MTA/NJ Elects its 2014-2015 Officers and Directors and Presents Sponsor Awards
On April 17, 2014, the Marine Trades Association of New Jersey (MTA/NJ) held its Annual Dinner & Elections and elected its 2014-2015 Officers & Directors.

March 18, 2014 - Boating’s Popularity Rises at the New Jersey Boat Sale & Expo
Like a rising tide, there is a swell of excitement and opportunity awaiting boating enthusiasts based on the recently concluded New Jersey Boat Sale & Expo, which took place on February 20-23, 2014.

February 3, 2014 - Welcome to the 2014 New Jersey Boat Sale & Expo The Antidote for the Winter Blues
With just a few more weeks to spring, the timing couldn’t be better for the launch of the 2014 New Jersey Boat Sale & Expo that gets underway at the New Jersey Convention & Exposition Center in Edison on February 20-23, 2014.

December 20, 2013 - Star brite Signs on as Presenting Sponsor of the New Jersey Boat Sale & Expo
The Marine Trades Association of New Jersey (MTA/NJ) is pleased to announce that Star brite has signed on as a Presenting Sponsor of the New Jersey Boat Sale & Expo being held February 20-23, 2014.

December 17, 2013 - Interlux Yacht Finishes Presenting Sponsor of the New Jersey Boat Sale & Expo
The Marine Trades Association of New Jersey (MTANJ) is pleased to announce that Interlux Yacht Finsihes has signed on again as a Presenting Sponsor of the New Jersey Boat Sale & Expo being held February 20-23, 2014.

December 11, 2013 - Travelers Ocean Marine Insurance Presenting Sponsor of the New Jersey Boat Sale & Expo
The Marine Trades Association of New Jersey (MTANJ) is pleased to announce that Travelers Ocean Marine Insurance has signed on again as a Presenting Sponsor of the New Jersey Boat Sale & Expo being held February 20-23, 2014.

October 10, 2013 - Jersey Shore Boat Sale & Expo Continues to Attract Buyers
The fifth annual Jersey Shore Boat Sale & Expo was held September 20-22, 2013, at FirstEnergy Park, home of the Lakewood BlueClaws.

August 15, 2013 - Jersey Shore Boat Sale & Expo Cruises into FirstEnergy Park Next Month
The 5th Annual Jersey Shore Boat Sale & Expo will take place at FirstEnergy Park, home of the Lakewood BlueClaws, Lakewood NJ on September 20-22, 2013.

July 11, 2013 - Help Remap the Jersey Coast and Support Hurricane Sandy Recovey, July 19-21, 2013
Navionics has partnered with the Marine Trades Association of New Jersey, West Marine and other local businesses to organize the Remap New Jersey/Sandy Project.

July 3, 2013- Let's Go Boating NJ Facebook Photo Contest
Go Boating NJ and the Marine Trades Association of New Jersey recently launched the ‘Let’s Go Boating’ photo contest. 

June 12, 2013- MTA/NJ Awards Education Scholarships
The Marine Trades Association of New Jersey (MTA/NJ) Foundation awarded two education scholarships to students pursuing careers in the marine industry.

June 6, 2013- MTA/NJ Recovery & Relief Fund Awards Grants
The Marine Trades Association of New Jersey (MTA/NJ) Recovery & Relief Fund awarded twenty grants to recreational marine businesses in New Jersey that were impacted by Hurricane Sandy.  

April 24, 2013- Attention Boaters: Summer is almost here! Let's Go Boating
The Marine Trades Association of New Jersey (MTA/NJ) is
pleased to announce the launch of a new initiative, Go Boating NJ.

March 7, 2013- Marine Trades Association of New Jersey Conference & Expo 2013 “Your Beacon for Success”
The Marine Trades Association of New Jersey (MTA/NJ) will be holding their 2013 Conference & Expo on Thursday, March 14, 2013 at the Eagle Ridge Golf Club in Lakewood, NJ.

March 6, 2013- The Boats Were Back for the 2013 New Jersey Boat Sale & Expo And Delivered Results
More than 250 boats cruised back into the New Jersey Convention & Exposition Center in Edison for the New Jersey Boat Sale & Expo that ran February 21-24, 2013.

January 29, 2013- Marine Trades Association of New Jersey Offers Education Scholarships for the 2013-2014 Academic Year
The Marine Trades Association of New Jersey (MTA/NJ) is pleased to announce the availability of two Education Scholarships for the 2013-2014 school year open to students interested in pursuing a career in the recreational marine industry.

January 15, 2013- Interlux Yacht Finishes Signs on as a Presenting Sponsor of the New Jersey Boat Sale & Expo
The Marine Trades Association of New Jersey is pleased to announce that Travelers Ocean Marine has signed on again as a Presenting Sponsor of the New Jersey Boat Sale & Expo being held February 21-24, 2013. Travelers Ocean Marine was a Presenting Sponsor of the inaugural 2012 show.

January 9, 2013- Travelers Ocean Marine Signs on as a Presenting Sponsor
of the New Jersey Boat Sale & Expo

The Marine Trades Association of New Jersey is pleased to announce that Travelers Ocean Marine has signed on again as a Presenting Sponsor of the New Jersey Boat Sale & Expo being held February 21-24, 2013. Travelers Ocean Marine was a Presenting Sponsor of the inaugural 2012 show.

December 20, 2012- The Boats Are Back
The Marine Trades Association of New Jersey is pleased to announce that the boats will be back in the New Jersey Convention & Exposition Center at Raritan Center in Edison for the New Jersey Boat Sale & Expo on February 21-24, 2013.

December 18, 2012- Marine Trades Association of New Jersey Establishes Recovery & Relief Fund - Brunswick Corp. Donates $25,000
On Thursday, December 13th, the Marine Trades Association of New Jersey (MTA/NJ) announced the establishment of its new Recovery & Relief Fund to provide aid to recreational marine businesses impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

October 16, 2012- The Marine Trades Association of New Jersey Launches New Website
The MTA/NJ is excited to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website at mtanj.org.

October 10, 2012- 2012 Jersey Shore Boat Sale & Expo Had More Attendees and Boats than Ever
The fourth annual Jersey Shore Boat Sale & Expo was held September 21-23, 2012, at First Energy Park, home of the Lakewood BlueClaws.

July 9, 2012 - The Marine Trades Association of New Jersey Introduces New Logo
MTA/NJ is pleased to announce the official launch of its new logo in celebration of the Association's 40th anniversary.

June 20, 2012 - Jersey Shore Boat Sale & Expo Returns to FirstEnergy Park in September
The 4th Annual Fall Jersey Shore Boat Sale & Expo will take place on
September 21-23, 2012.

May 22, 2012 - Marine Trades Association of New Jersey Awards Education Scholarships and Outstanding Student Awards
For the seventh year the Association has awarded scholarships to deserving students.


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