Tag Archives: national marine manufacturers association

Registration open for NMMA’s ‘Trade Talks’ seminar in Miami

Registration is now open for NMMA’s ‘Trade Talks’ seminar, taking place ahead of the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Miami. The 2nd annual panel-style seminar will provide participants insight into the recent changes in trade policy and how they may affect your business: from trade wars to trade deals. ‘Trade Talks’ 2019 ...

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NMMA to offer advocacy programs during 2019 boat shows

With the 2019 boat show season kicking off this week, NMMA is inviting all stakeholders and exhibitors to join the advocacy team at select shows for a discussion on important issues impacting the recreational boating industry. Click here to register today. The first events – titled “Propelling Our Industry Forward” – will be held in Atlanta on Thursday and in Chicago ...

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President Trump signs Modern Fish Act

The recreational fishing and boating community is celebrating the enactment of the Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2018 (Modern Fish Act), which was signed into law by President Trump Dec. 31. The Modern Fish Act finally recognizes in federal law the differences between recreational and commercial fishing and adds more appropriate management tools for policymakers to use in managing federal ...

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NMMA makes final call for 2018 Neptune Award entries

The Marine Marketers of America (MMA) is accepting entries for its 2018 Neptune Awards competition through January 7, 2019. The Neptune Awards recognize companies and individuals on their outstanding work in marine marketing.  The annual competition, now in its 11th year, is open to any company or organization producing and publishing marine industry marketing work between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2018. ...

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NMMA to expand Boating Career Day efforts at 2019 boat shows

Following the success of its Boating Career Days held during select 2018 NMMA Boat and Sportshows, NMMA will expand upon the effort in 2019 to include a new job fair component for consumers seeking employment in the recreational marine industry. The new expanded Boating Career Day will be held at NMMA’s Progressive Insurance Atlanta, New York, and New England shows ...

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Miami Boat Show Innovation Awards entries due Jan. 11

It’s time to enter new products for the 2019 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show Innovation Awards. The deadline for entry is Jan. 11, 2019. Full program details and requirements can be found here. Innovation Award winners will be announced during the Miami Boat Show’s Innovation Breakfast on Friday, Feb, 15, 2019. The Innovation Awards’ program is managed by the ...

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NMMA meets with officials on Everglades restoration funding

This week, NMMA met with officials from the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, Department of Interior, and Office of Management and Budget to discuss the importance of robust federal funding for Everglades restoration projects in fiscal year 2020. The health of the Everglades remains a top issue for the industry, as the system is a key ecological and environmental source ...

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NMMA opens nominations for 2019 Alan J. Freedman Award

The National Marine Manufacturers Association announced today that it is now accepting nominations for the 2019 NMMA Alan J. Freedman Award. The award recognizes individuals who have made notable contributions to the marine accessories industry through leadership, creativity and personal motivation. The Award will be presented at the Miami Innovation Breakfast on Friday, Feb. 15 during the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat ...

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NMMA webinar will recap 2018 midterm elections

Tomorrow is Election Day and there is a lot at stake for the recreational boating industry. To provide analysis of the results and what they mean for the industry’s 2019 legislative agenda, NMMA is hosting a webinar for all stakeholders Friday, Nov. 9. Click the following link to register: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/550808441057214722 The webinar is part of NMMA’s biennial, non-partisan effort to give ...

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NMMA outlines new strategic plan for industry growth

The National Marine Manufacturers Association Board of Directors has approved a strategic plan that will guide NMMA’s efforts, activities and investment for the next three years and beyond. The plan is designed to further the association’s impact for its members and the recreational marine community, to ensure a strong, stable, and successful industry. Planning was led by a task force ...

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