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U.S. Senate passes sweeping tax legislation

The Senate passed their version of tax reform legislation during the early morning hours of Saturday, Dec. 2, by a vote of 51-49. This comes on the heels of the House passing a tax reform package last month. Both chambers will now come together and work out the differences between the two pieces of legislation in order to get a final product to ...

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NMMA, others meet with USDA on importance of forests to boating

On Nov. 21, the National Marine Manufacturers Association and several of its partners in the Outdoor Recreation Industry Roundtable met with Acting Under Secretary of Agriculture for Natural Resources and the Environment Dan Jiron and a key group of USDA officials, including many from the U.S. Forest Service. The ORIR group highlighted the importance of our nation's forests to many ...

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NMMA reports Tampa Boat Show attendance increase

The Progressive Insurance Tampa Boat Show, produced by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), wrapped up Sunday, Oct. 15, with a final attendance of 18,561, up 12 percent from 2015, the last time the show was held during October. The show dates were moved to October from their traditional September dates due to an abundance of caution surrounding Hurricane Irma. ...

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NMMA members recap Manufacturing Day events

NMMA members continue to share how they celebrated Manufacturing Day, which took place October 6, and is celebrated throughout the month of October. Yamaha Marine Precision Propellers, Inc., which has been an ongoing supporter of Manufacturing Day, hosted 100 students in celebration of National Manufacturing Day Oct. 6. The Yamaha event is pictured in the photo with this story. The ...

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New study finds Miami Boat Show has $854 million impact

NMMA has announced findings from a new 2017 study by Thomas J. Murray & Associates, Inc., in conjunction with the University of Florida, that showed that the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show has an annual economic impact of $854.2 million, a 40 percent increase of $257.2 million since the last study was conducted in 2013. The increase reflects the ...

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NMMA provides updated list of hurricane relief resources

The hurricane season has been devastating to many communities in the United States and Caribbean. NMMA is sharing the following resources for those in the marine industry who are looking for assistance or ways to help others. The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and the Florida SBDC Network are working to help businesses recover all across the state. DEO recently ...

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Marine industry participating in nationwide manufacturing day

This Friday, Oct, 6, is Manufacturing Day, a nationally recognized day that will be celebrated throughout the month of October.  Nearly 2,500 manufacturers from around the U.S. are already registered. Events can be held any day in October. The day is designed you to help bring attention to the careers and career paths in marine manufacturing and the positive economic impacts ...

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2017 Boating Industry Movers & Shakers

The 7th annual Movers & Shakers Awards recognizes the top leaders in the boating industry and innovators that are willing to challenge the status quo. They are the people who make the moves that shake up and better their companies and the entire industry. From product entrepreneurs to advocacy champions to leaders in addressing the workforce crisis, these 10 individuals ...

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July powerboat registrations up 6.1 percent

The National Marine Manufacturers Association’s New Powerboat Registrations Report has been updated through July 2017, and advance data show new powerboat registrations were up 6.1 percent year-over-year for the rolling twelve-month period through July.  Highlights from the report include: All boat segments were up through July R12M YOY. Growth in registrations was led by the following segments: jet boats (up 10.9 percent), ...

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