WASHINGTON - The American Boating Congress 2005 has increased registration by 15 percent and sponsorship dollars by 132 percent over last year's numbers, organizers reported in a recent release.
“Many industry leaders have put their time and money behind this year's ABC to make it the most successful event ever,” said NMMA vice president of Government Relations Monita Fontaine.
An impressive list of speakers is one of the features that draws the attendees to the event. This year's lineup includes Secretary of the Interior Gale Norton, Assistant Secretary for Manufacturing and Services at the U.S. Department of Commerce Al Frink, NOAA Deputy Assistant Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere as well as several members of Congress.
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