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American Boating Congress registry deadline approaches

American Boating Congress

The American Boating Congress (ABC) returns to Washington, D.C. May 8-10, 2023, bringing together all segments of the recreational boating and fishing industry to share its collective voice on Capitol Hill. As the recreational boating and fishing industry meets in Washington, ABC participants have the opportunity to meet with members of Congress and staff on Wednesday, May 10 to discuss ...

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NMMA participates in White House summit

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) participated in the White House Conservation in Action Summit held at the U.S. Department of the Interior in Washington, D.C. The Summit focused on the Biden-Harris Administration's actions and historic investments to advance conservation, restoration, and stewardship efforts and access to nature in communities nationwide. The day-long event included several panel discussions and featured ...

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NMMA announces ABC keynote speaker

The industry’s annual advocacy event, the American Boating Congress (ABC), hosted by NMMA, returns to Washington, D.C. May 8-10 at the Intercontinental – The Wharf. This year’s keynote speaker will be Jonathan Martin, bureau chief and senior political columnist for POLITICO, who will speak with ABC attendees on the ins and outs of campaigns, government, politics, and policy. Martin is ...

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Discover Boating to host webinar on next gen boaters

On the heels of Discover Boating’s audience segmentation and behavior research, which was leveraged to create the recent launch of the Discover Boating brand identity and "See You Out Here" campaign, the organization will be hosting an all-industry webinar on March 30. Participants will learn more about the latest data into the next generation segments to understand behavioral shifts post-pandemic. ...

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Oregon State Legislature introduces Bill to restore boating access

NMMA National Marine Manufacturers Association

The Oregon State Legislature introduced this month Senate Bill 1071 (SB 1071), which will restore boating access in the Newberg Pool, a long stretch of the Willamette River outside metropolitan Portland. SB 1071 raises the allowable weight limit for boats used for towing on the Newberg Pool, allowing more families and individuals to access water sports and outdoor recreation activities ...

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ICAST Accessories Pavilion registration opens

NMMA will host ICAST July 11-14 in Orlando, Fla. Registration for the Marine Accessories Pavilion (MAP) is now open. Space in the Marine Accessories Pavilion is exclusively available to NMMA members. The MAP is located at the front of the show between the two main entrances.

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Join Me at the American Boating Congress

By Bill Yeargin If you lead an organization and care about the boating industry, you need to join me May 8-10 in Washington D.C. at the American Boating Congress (ABC). It may be the single best way you can help our industry and your business. ABC is a unique opportunity to meet with congressional leaders, congressional staff, and others from ...

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NMMA appoints Bill Yeargin chairman

Bill Yeargin Correct Craft CEO

During its meeting at the Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show, the NMMA board of directors unanimously voted to elect Bill Yeargin, President and CEO of Correct Craft, as NMMA’s new Chair. Prior to his appointment to Chair, Yeargin was NMMA vice chair. He has served on the NMMA board of directors for more than a decade. In addition to ...

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NMMA to co-host 2023 California Boating Congress

The 2023 California Boating Congress, sponsored by the Marine Recreation Association and co-hosted by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), is scheduled for April 11 and 12, 2023 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Sacramento. The California Boating Caucus (CBS) brings together industry stakeholders and leaders from across the marine industry and boating community to help shape future boating policy, funding, ...

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U.S. Representative Auchincloss visits New England Boat Show

NMMA MMTA Auchincloss US Representative New England Boat Show

U.S. Representative Jake Auchincloss (D-MA-04) visited the New England Boat Show on Thursday 2/16, touring the show with NMMA VP of Northeast Boat Shows Jon Pritko and MMTA executive director Randall Lyons. During the visit the importance the recreational boating industry plays in New England was discussed. Additional topics discussed, included the NOAA proposed speed restrictions effecting the industry, the ...

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