GARMIN & WINTRON Bring Back Their 100% NMEA Course Reimbursement Promotion

Manasquan, New Jersey – Responding to multiple requests from dealers across the country, Wintron Electronics, along with its partner GARMIN, has brought back the very popular NMEA 100% Tuition Reimbursement promotion. The promotion kicked off on September 15 and will run until the end of the year.

Dealers who successfully complete a NMEA 2000, MEI and/or CMET installation course(s) between September 15 and December 31, 2022, will received a Wintron account credit worth 100% of their course fees. A typical NMEA course fee is $450 for members and $650 for nonmembers.

“When we launched the initial promotion in September 2021 with our partner, Garmin, we had a tremendous response,” recalled Eddie. “Our installing dealers quickly recognized the value of our offer and took full advantage of it. In the six months that we ran the program 65 individuals participated, totaling nearly $100,000 in reimbursed tuition fees.”

Mr. Winder continued, “We made a fantastic investment, and we know that it will pay dividends for years to come. Installing dealers who are abreast of the latest advancements in electronics and who have mastered the skills required to assure quality installations are going to provide their customers will a high level of satisfaction that will benefit everyone in the industry, from manufacturers to the folks selling bait at the shore.

“This was a WIN-WIN-WIN last time around and we are expecting that a lot of installing dealers will again participate.”

Jerry Bench, Wintron’s National Sales Manager, says that it’s easy to get your account credit. All the dealer has to do is follow these three easy steps.

How to get your Wintron account credit:

  1. Register for a NMEA course this fall. (Register online at
  2. Successfully complete a NMEA 2000, MEI and/or CMET installation certification course(s) by December 31, 2022.
  3. Email your receipt and certificate to by January 15, 2023.”

Questions about the GARMIN-WINTRON 100% NMEA tuition reimbursement offer should be addressed to Eddie Winder ( or Jerry Bench (


Wintron Electronics is a 100% wholesale only marine electronics distributor serving both the commercial and recreational boating industries.  Established in 1974 by Bill Winder, Wintron is recognized as America’s first 100% wholesale-only marine electronics distributor.