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NMMA announces dates for ABC 2023

The American Boating Congress (ABC) will return to Washington, D.C. from May 8-10, 2023, bringing together all segments of the recreational boating industry to share its collective voice on Capitol Hill and address pressing matters to the industry. Following the return of a successful in-person ABC this year, the NMMA will welcome the industry back to The Wharf, D.C. at ...

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ABC 2022 officially kicks off

American Boating Congress

The recreational boating industry’s annual advocacy event, the 2022 American Boating Congress (ABC), has kicked off in Washington, D.C. with full programming beginning today, Thursday, May 12 at 8 a.m. The NMMA is welcoming over 200 industry stakeholders to this year’s American Boating Congress, many of which will head to Capitol Hill on Thursday to meet with members of Congress ...

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NMMA announces speakers for ABC 2022

Returning to The Wharf in Washington, D.C. from May 11-13, 2022, the NMMA team has secured a roster of speakers, including industry thought leaders, members of Congress, and economists, for this year’s American Boating Congress (ABC). As the industry gathers for the recreational boating industry’s annual advocacy event, this year’s lineup of speakers will provide insight in to the 2022 ...

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In-person Hill meetings return for ABC 2022

NMMA announced this week the 2022 American Boating Congress (ABC) will feature in person meetings on Capitol Hill with members of Congress and their staff. The development follows a recent decision from Capitol authorities to lift certain restrictions on public meetings beginning in late March. Register here: https://nmmaabc2022.expotracker.net/index.aspx  The Hill meetings portion of ABC is currently slated for Thursday, May 12, ...

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Back in action: American Boating Congress 2022

By Jamie Stafford For the last two years, the American Boating Congress (ABC) has looked a little different, playing out over the virtual space created by zoom windows and shared screens. Now, May 11-13, 2022, it returns to the familiarity of an in-person event – with a few new changes. The American Boating Congress is the premier advocacy summit for ...

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ABC 2022 to feature political analyst Charlie Cook

The industry’s annual advocacy event, the American Boating Congress (ABC), returns in-person to Washington, D.C. from Wednesday, May 11 through Friday, May 13, 2022 at the Intercontinental – The Wharf. The American Boating Congress is the industry’s preeminent advocacy event and offers recreational boating industry stakeholders the opportunity to gain exclusive insight into the industry’s top policy priorities and matters ...

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Registration opens for 2022 ABC

Registration for the 2022 American Boating Congress (ABC) is now open for all industry stakeholders. The industry’s annual advocacy event returns in-person to Washington, D.C. from Wednesday, May 11 through Friday, May 13, 2022 at the Intercontinental – The Wharf. Early-bird pricing is available through February 24. Stakeholders may register here and at the link below. This year’s advocacy event will feature ...

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NMMA postpones five boat shows, announces new events

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) announced it is postponing the 2022 Progressive Insurance Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Nashville, and St. Louis boat shows to 2023. The postponement of these five shows is the result of thorough analysis, alongside exhibitors and NMMA members, of the unique needs and economics of each region spanning date availability to supply chain disruptions to historically low market-specific ...

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NMMA recaps day one of ABC 2021

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Yesterday NMMA kicked off the first day of its annual advocacy event, the 2021 virtual American Boating Congress (ABC). The association welcomed nearly 400 attendees and an impressive lineup of speakers, including members of Congress, chiefs of staff, and directors of offices of outdoor recreation (OREC) from around the country. Throughout the initial day of programming, NMMA member companies and ...

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NMMA announces dates for virtual 2021 American Boating Congress

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) announced that the 2021 American Boating Congress (ABC) will be held virtually April 21-22. More than 900 recreational boating industry stakeholders participated in last year’s annual advocacy summit, and NMMA is hoping to meet and exceed the record turnout this year. Featuring remarks from members of Congress, administration officials, and key political movers and ...

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