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ABC announces schedule update, Jake Tapper keynote moves to May 16

Jake Tapper American Boating Congress

The American Boating Congress announced an updated schedule Wednesday, including a new day and time for keynote speaker Jake Tapper. The 2017 American Boating Congress (ABC) keynote speaker, CNN’s Jake Tapper, originally scheduled for ABC’s General Session on Wednesday, May 17, has been moved to ABC’s opening luncheon, 11:20 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16. ABC’s Hill Visits ...

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American Boating Congress 2017: New administration, new opportunities

ABC 2017 offers industry fresh look at policy, issues With a new presidential administration and 62 new members of Congress, the 2017 edition of the American Boating Congress will be one of the most important in years. “It’s a critical year because this is a fresh start,” said Nicole Vasilaros, NMMA’s vice president of federal and legal affairs. “This is ...

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ABC 2017 early bird registration closes Monday

Monday is the deadline to get an early bird discount on registration for the 2017 American Boating Congress is this Monday, March 20. ABC 2017 will be May 15-17 on Capitol Hill. ABC offers the chance to meet with the Trump administration and 115th Congress; learn about key issues to protect and grow your business; hear from high-profile speakers; and ...

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Registration open for 2017 American Boating Congress

Hundreds of recreational boating industry professionals are expected to descend upon Capitol Hill May 15-17 to attend the American Boating Congress to champion recreational boating, formulate public policy and present a unified front on issues that impact marine businesses. The 2017 American Boating Congress will provide attendees the opportunity to meet with the Trump administration and the 115th Congress, in addition ...

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Correct Craft team represents marine industry at national party conventions

Over the past two weeks, members of the Correct Craft team, in partnership with the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), attended the Republican and Democratic National Conventions to represent both the boating industry and Correct Craft. During each convention, the Correct Craft team met with numerous elected officials from throughout the country to explain the significant impact of the marine industry on the U.S. ...

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Suzi DuRant honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

As more than 250 business leaders from across all sectors of the U.S. recreational boating industry gathered on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. last week for the American Boating Congress (ABC), Suzi DuRant was presented with a Lifetime Achievement award for her tireless service on behalf of recreational boating and as a champion for the state of South Carolina. After ...

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Industry wraps up successful ABC 2016

With more than 250 industry stakeholders in attendance -- an increase of 20 percent from 2015 -- the 2016 American Boating Congress wrapped up a successful series of meetings, speakers and Hill visits Wednesday. NMMA President Thom Dammrich kicked off Wednesday's speaker lineup with a welcome address, noting the importance of advocacy in making sure the industry's issues are heard ...

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ABC 2016 kicks off in Washington, D.C.

Hundreds of stakeholders from across the recreational boating industry are gathering this week for the 2016 edition of the American Boating Congress to advocate on behalf of the industry's issues. ABC 2016 started Monday night with a networking reception at the Carnegie Library, but the bulk of the event takes place over the next two days. The conference is organized ...

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