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NMMA accepting nominations for Freedman Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Alan J. Freedman Memorial Leadership Award. Recipients of the NMMA Freedman Award are individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the marine accessories industry through leadership, creativity, and personal motivation.  The following are categories for consideration: Marine aftermarket or OEM manufacturer Marine representative Member of marine-focused media Boat dealer Marine distributor Marine ...

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NMMA rebrands All Industry Breakfast to Innovation Breakfast at MIBS

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) announced Monday that it has rebranded its All-Industry Breakfast held during the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show, to the Innovation Breakfast. The rebranding honors and celebrates the thousands of innovative products, ideas and services showcased during the Miami Boat Show each year. As part of the rebranding, the annual breakfast, traditionally held on ...

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Weekly 5: NMMA urges Congress to act on E15

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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. NMMA sends letter to Congress on E15 The National Marine Manufacturers Association and a coalition of small engine manufacturers and consumer have sent a letter to Congress calling ...

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New industry report urges modernization in federal fisheries management

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A coalition of industry and trade associations on Wednesday released a series of recommendations to improve management of and access to federal fisheries. The report, A Vision for Marine Fisheries Management in the 21st Century: Priorities for a New Administration is designed to offer guidance to the incoming administration and the new Congress that strives to balance improving access to ...

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METS owner purchases 50 percent stake in IBEX

RAI Amsterdam, owners and producers of METSTRADE (The Marine Equipment Trade Show) has purchased a 50 percent stake in IBEX from WoodenBoat Publications Inc., publisher of Professional BoatBuilder magazine. The announcement was made Tuesday during the IBEX Industry Breakfast. Starting on October 7, 2016, RAI Amsterdam will partner with the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) to produce future IBEX events.  ...

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Weekly 5: Canadian outboard engine shipments up 18 percent

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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. NMMA: Canadian outboard engine shipments up 18 percent Wholesale shipments of outboard engines in Canada for NMMA’s control group of manufacturers were up 18 percent R12M YOY through ...

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Weekly 5: Idaho boat builder indicted on fraud charges

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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. Idaho boat builder indicted on fraud charges Christopher Bohnenkamp, former owner of Bohnenkamp’s Whitewater Customs, Inc. and Treasure Valley Marine, Inc., was indicted last week by a federal ...

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NMMA focusing on fishing in advocacy efforts

This month, the National Marine Manufacturers Association will participate in a host of events to reinforce its ongoing advocacy efforts for recreational angling. Working alongside a range of industry partners, with Congress in session a final time before Election 2016, NMMA will shine a light on key priorities for the fishing and boating industries and identify ways to continue to ...

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