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NMMA announces 2018 dealer CSI Awards

NMMA announced boat dealer recipients of the 2018 Marine Industry Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Awards. The 2018 CSI Awards honor 1,340 boat dealers for excellence in customer satisfaction and 919 for excellence in customer service. For the third consecutive year, NMMA is using dealer satisfaction data collected through the Marine Industry CSI program to recognize boat dealers who actively measure ...

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Industry representatives attend White House event on environmental leadership

Yesterday, NMMA and several recreational boating industry executives joined President Donald Trump at the White House for a speech on the need to strike a balance between the country’s environmental protections and energy requirements. In addition to NMMA and its members, representatives from the American Sportfishing Association, BoatUS, Center for Sportfishing Policy, and Coastal Conservation Association attended the president’s address. ...

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Congress advances multiple conservation and outdoor recreation priorities

Following passage off the public lands package earlier this year, Congress continues to demonstrate its strong appetite for improving federal conservation and recreation policies through introduction and swift action on key pieces of legislation. The NMMA has worked closely with Congressional leaders to advance these measures, which would improve and expand opportunities for recreation on public lands and waters. Summaries ...

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Wisconsin establishes Office of Outdoor Recreation

Last week, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers signed the state budget bill into law, which subsequently created the Office of Outdoor Recreation within Wisconsin Tourism – an important initiative that will help expand outdoor recreation opportunities in the state. With this measure, Wisconsin becomes the 14th state to establish an outdoor recreation office, a testament to the growing understanding of the ...

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NMMA workforce initiative showcased at guidance counselor conference

NMMA launched a workforce branding effort last weekend in Boston by exhibiting at an annual conference targeting school guidance counselors. With an audience of more than 3,600 attendees, the ‘Explore Careers in the Boating Industry’ booth touched more than 1,500 visitors over three days -- touting our industry as a career to be considered by middle and high school students. ...

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Oregon Senate passes towed watersports program

Last week, the Oregon Senate passed HB 2352 – which creates a towed watersports program in the state – and now awaits Governor Kate Brown’s signature. The National Marine Manufacturers Association was part of a coalition of stakeholders and businesses that opposed the bill. HB 2352 creates a $124 biannual boating permit for wakeboat operators along a 17 mile stretch ...

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Recreational boating industry discusses E15 at OWAA conference

Last week, at the Outdoor Writers Association of America’s (OWAA) annual conference, Jeff Wasil, head of Emissions Testing and Certification at BRP Evinrude Product Development Center, and John McKnight, NMMA Senior Vice President of Environmental Health and Safety, participated on a panel examining the Renewable Fuel Standard program and the increasing volume of ethanol in the market place. OWAA’s conference ...

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Exclusion process for List 3 Section 301 tariffs begin Sunday

On Monday, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) released instructions regarding the exclusion process for Chinese products on List 3 ($200 billion) of the Section 301 tariffs. USTR states that the web portal for submitting exclusion requests will open on Sunday, June 30, 2019, at 12:00 p.m. ET and close on Monday, Sep. 30, 2019. The Federal Register notice released by USTR provides detailed instructions for ...

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BTMA honors Gary Potter with Lifetime Achievement Award

The Boat Trailer Manufacturers Association (BTMA) recently awarded EZ Loader's Gary Potter with the BTMA Lifetime Achievement Award, during a meeting at EZ Loader that introduced new programs and product. The award recognizes the accomplishments of an individual who has great influence on the marine industry, specifically their accomplishments in the betterment of boat trailering safety and the boat trailering ...

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IBEX unveils expanded education for 2019

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced today details of its expanded IBEX Education Conference Seminar Series. Held October 1-3 at the Tampa Convention Center, the IBEX Seminar Series offers a range of courses providing fundamental skills to cutting-edge advanced training for the boatbuilding, design, and repair industry.Produced by the show’s education partners Professional BoatBuilder, ABYC, NMEA, ABBRA, AMI, and IBEX co-owner ...

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