News and Updates


Monday, 2/15/16
Congratulations to our long time friends and business partners, Rick and Ken Garelick, on receiving the coveted Alan J. Freedman award!  We can't think of two more deserving gentlemen than these two for their contributions to the marine accessories industry.  Thank you for your partnership, Rick and Ken.  We are honored to do business with you and your outstanding Team.  


Monday, 2/8/16
Joe Miller and Parker Bacon were among the exhibitors at Boyd's Marine Open House in Dothan, AL, this past weekend.  Other notables attending were Earl Bentz of Triton Boats, Bill Huntley of T-H Marine and....Mountain Man of Dusky Dynasty!  Joe and Parker had the opportunity to showcase several of our factories and their products to over 100 customers. These dealer partnerships will only continue to grow as Parker takes the lead in our dealer networking efforts.   Way to go, Parker!


Thursday, 12/17/15
Please join us in extending best wishes to Jim Houser, who will be retiring from William F. Miller & Associates at the end of this year. Jim joined the agency in 1979 in a sales role, and has seen many changes in the marine industry throughout his tenure. His dedication to William F. Miller and his long standing customer relationships have proven to be invaluable to the agency. Jim's vast technical knowledge helped us to pioneer and further develop our dealer program, which will be carried on in the years to come!  We would like to express our sincere gratitude for Jim's many years of service with our agency and his commitment to the marine industry. We wish him well in his retirement years! 




Monday, 2/8/16
Joe Miller and Parker Bacon were among the exhibitors at Boyd's Marine Open House in Dothan, AL, this past weekend.  Other notables attending were Earl Bentz of Triton Boats, Bill Huntley of T-H Marine and....Mountain Man of Dusky Dynasty!  Joe and Parker had the opportunity to showcase several of our factories and their products to over 100 customers. These dealer partnerships will only continue to grow as Parker takes the lead in our dealer networking efforts.   Way to go, Parker!


Thursday, 12/17/15
Please join us in extending best wishes to Jim Houser, who will be retiring from William F. Miller & Associates at the end of this year. Jim joined the agency in 1979 in a sales role, and has seen many changes in the marine industry throughout his tenure. His dedication to William F. Miller and his long standing customer relationships have proven to be invaluable to the agency. Jim's vast technical knowledge helped us to pioneer and further develop our dealer program, which will be carried on in the years to come!  We would like to express our sincere gratitude for Jim's many years of service with our agency and his commitment to the marine industry. We wish him well in his retirement years! 


Monday, 12/14/15
Quite a productive duck hunt for our own Parker, Paul, Joe and James - 35 ducks - lead by Oakley (left) and Captain (right)! We think the weather had a little something to do with it! 


Wednesday, 12/2/15
Congrats goes out (again!) to T-H Marine for their recent acquisition of HydroWave, LLC. HydroWave designs, manufactures, and sells a patented line of marine sound technology devices that attract fish for anglers.  Check out the video below to learn more about this innovative product...built for fishermen!


Tuesday, 12/1/15
Thank you to all who came out in the rain to our 11th annual NMMA Holiday Cocktail Party last night in Nashville!  We all enjoyed great food (thank you, Morel Catering!), fabulous music (provided by Aubrey Wollett!) and amazing customers and factory partners.  And now we are officially into December...


Wednesday, 11/27/15
Just another reminder...we will be closed Thanksgiving day and Friday 11/27. Happy Thanksgiving to all our family and friends!


Just a reminder that we are one week away from our annual NMMA Engineering Conference Cocktail Party in Nashville.  If you are attending the conference and haven't yet RSVPd to our party, please do so to ldrahman@williamfmiller.com.  We have a few new "twists" to the party this year - so please make sure you join us!  The big red bus, The Majestic, will be at the Sheraton to pick you up at 6:00 and bring you to our office.  See you next week!


Congrats goes to T-H Marine for securing global rights to manufacture and distribute Magnetic Marine's Gear Grabbar Product Line!  The Gear Grabbar has earned multiple awards over the past few years, including Best New Product accolades at the BASSMASTER Classic and ICAST shows.  The Gear Grabbar magnetic tackle management system was invented to help people fish faster, safer and smarter.  Call our office for more details!


Great news!  Attwood Marine is pleased to announce Brunswick Corporation's acquisition of Garelick Manufacturing Company. Effective immediately, Garelick will operate as part of Mercury Marine's Attwood Corporation. We expect this combination will be a benefit to you as they are able to serve you with a broader line of complimentary products. 


We look forward to having our newest WFM Team Member, Wylie Jones, join us on Monday, November 9th.  Wylie will be starting in a Customer Service role, allowing him to become familiar with our customers, factories and product lines.  What a great way to begin a career with William F. Miller & Associates.  Welcome aboard, Wylie!


We are in the midst of planning our 2015 NMMA Engineering Conference Cocktail Party, being held on Monday evening, November 30th from 6:00 - 8:00 PM.  If you plan on coming to Nashville for the seminar, also plan on attending our dinner that night.  Transportation will be provided from the hotel to our office via THE BIG RED BUS, the Majestic.   Email us your RSVP at ldrahman@williamfmilller.com.  We look forward to having you in Nashville!


Thank you to everyone who came to our 2015 IBEX Cocktail Party.  Once again, it was a huge success - thanks to all of our supporters, both customers and factory partners!  We look forward to IBEX in Tampa next year October 4-6, 2016.  Count on yet another amazing William F. Miller & Associates cocktail party on October 4th,  2016. 


 
 
 
 
 
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