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The Marine Trades Association of NJ (MTA/NJ), established in 1972 and comprised of over 300 marine-related businesses, is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing, promoting and protecting the recreational marine industry and waterways in the State of New Jersey.


MTA/NJ Annual Christmas Party

Join us on December 15th from 6:30 - 10:30 pm for the MTA/NJ Annual Christmas Party at the Sterling Ballroom in Tinton Falls. Come eat, drink, and be merry with your fellow MTA/NJ Members!

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Marine Trades Association of New Jersey Elects its 2022-2023 Officers and Directors, Presents Sponsor Awards, Celebrates 50 Years

On April 28th, 2022, the Marine Trades Association of New Jersey (MTA/NJ) held its Annual Dinner & Elections at The Lobster Shanty in Point Pleasant Beach and elected its 2022-2023 Officers & Directors. The event also included a celebration of the Association’s 50th Anniversary and Top Sponsor Awards.


Keeping Boaters Boating

With lots of new boaters getting ready to hit the water this season, we will be providing our members with tips to help take care of their newest customers. This page will feature information for boating business owners, while your new boater customers will find many helpful resources on our New Boater Resources page on Go Boating NJ. Let's work together to keep these boaters coming back to the water for years to come!
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Member Benefit - Graphic Design Services

We are excited to announce a NEW MEMBER BENEFIT exclusively for MTA/NJ Members. We are now expanding our in-house graphic design services to help members create print and online advertisements, brochures and flyers, online banners and more.
Please view the guidelines and requirements and fill out the order and agreement on the new Graphic Design Order Form.

Take the Helm - Support the MTA/NJ

The MTA/NJ would like to extend our sincerest thanks and gratitude to all of our Association Sponsors. The strong support of all of our members helps to sustain our mission in protecting, promoting and advancing the recreational boating industry in New Jersey. Our sponsorship program is open to everyone. New sponsors can sign up at any time and will receive promotions for a full year. All sponsorship money will be used to support the operations of the Association.

Take the Helm - Support the MTA/NJ - Sponsor Forms
Association Sponsor Payment Page
Email Advertising Form
Graphic Design Form

Opportunities for Boaters

Anyone enjoying boating and our waterways in New Jersey benefits from the work of the MTA/NJ, even if they've never heard of us before. We are launching a new campaign to highlight all that we do for the boating public and ask them to consider supporting the MTA/NJ. Please feel free to share the below flyer and donation link with your customers. Let them know the MTA/NJ is here advocating for them, and working to keep boating accessible, affordable, and enjoyable in NJ.
Boater Support and Donation Form
Boater Donation Link

Member Plaques Available to Order

Need a new MTA/NJ Member Plaque? If you would like to replace the one you have or misplaced your plaque, you can now order one at any time. With one of our beautiful plaques you can proudly display your membership at your location for all to see.
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