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NMMA, RVIA hosting manufacturing roundtable Thursday

The National Marine Manufacturers Association and the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association are hosting a manufacturing roundtable with Rep. Jackie Walorski, R-Ind., Thursday, as she visits Elkhart, Ind., to showcase the RV and recreational boating manufacturing industries in Indiana’s 2nd Congressional District and their impact on the local community and state, as well as the national manufacturing economy. The roundtable will ...

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Weekly 5: Outboard shipments up 6.7% through July

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The BI Weekly 5 is a collection of tips, news and data affecting the boating industry this week. Be sure to look for the BI Weekly 5 every week on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. Outboard shipments up 6.7% through July The National Marine Manufacturers Association reports that U.S. outboard engine wholesale shipments were up 6.7 percent year-over-year through July for NMMA’s control ...

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NMMA hosts successful ‘Day on the Water’ events at political conventions

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More than 500 people turned out for two events highlighting the marine industry at last month's Democratic and Republican national conventions. The National Marine Manufacturers Association hosted the events along with several other industry associations and companies with the goal of advancing the industry's key issues. "It's an opportunity to highlight our industry in front of decision makers at the ...

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Weekly 5: Legendary Marine flag mural sets Guinness record

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The BI Weekly 5 is a collection of tips, news and data affecting the boating industry this week. Be sure to look for the BI Weekly 5 every week on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. Legendary Marine flag mural sets Guinness record The 3.83-acre flag mural that tops Legendary Marine's boat storage facility in Destin, Fla., has been recognized as the largest flag ...

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SureShade awarded citation from Philadelphia City Council at NMMA DNC event

SureShade was presented with an official citation from the office of Philadelphia City Council for recognition of SureShade’s hard work, dedication and distinguished service to the city of Philadelphia. Presented by Jonathan Todd, director of talent development with the City of Philadelphia Department of Commerce, the citation was awarded to SureShade co-founders Ron and Dana Russikoff, and read: “On behalf ...

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NMMA hosting on-water reception at Democratic National Convention

The National Marine Manufacturers Association is hosting a reception on the water Tuesday during the Democratic National Convention to provide a first-hand look into the U.S. recreational boating industry and its significant value to the economy. The special event includes tours of boats manufactured in the U.S. and rides along the Delaware River, as well as an opportunity to meet ...

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NMMA hosting receptions at GOP convention this week

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), in partnership with the Lake Erie Marine Trades Association, is hosting a reception on the water Wednesday and Thursday during the Republican National Convention to provide a first-hand look into the U.S. recreational boating industry and its significant value to the economy. The two-day event, honoring the Congressional Boating Caucus, includes tours of boats ...

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Weekly 5: New crowdfunding effort for Miami Marine Stadium

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The BI Weekly 5 is a collection of tips, news and data affecting the boating industry this week. Be sure to look for the BI Weekly 5 every week on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. New crowdfunding effort for Miami Marine Stadium (Video) The city of Miami has launched a new crowdfunding campaign in partnership with Heineken in another attempt to restore and ...

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RFA urges members speak out against ethanol mandate

The Recreational Fishing Alliance is encouraging its members to take action on ethanol by participating in a campaign being conducted through Boating United, a grassroots platform organized by the National Marine Manufacturers Association. In May, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed increasing renewable fuel volume requirements for 2017. The announcement was met with dismay from NMMA and other industry associations, which ...

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Industry groups support congressional action on Biscayne National Park, fishing access

The recreational fishing and boating community strongly supported action today by the Senate Commerce Committee to pass the recently introduced S. 3099, The Access for Sportfishing Act of 2016, which contains several marine fisheries-related provisions. The bill, championed by senators Bill Nelson, D-Fla., and Marco Rubio, R-Fla., addresses two of the community’s top priorities. Of particular importance to the recreational ...

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