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NMMA Canada executive director elected to ICOMIA executive committee

BOLTON, Ontario -- Sara Anghel, executive director and vice-president of government relations for the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Canada was elected to the International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA) Executive Committee earlier this month during the ICOMIA annual congress in Gdansk, Poland. Founded in 1996, ICOMIA is the international trade association representing the global marine industry and brings ...

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Weekly 5: Miami boat show dispute heats up

The BI Weekly 5 is a collection of tips, news and data affecting the boating industry this week. Be sure to look for the BI Weekly 5 every Tuesday on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. Miami boat show dispute heats up The village of Key Biscayne and the Miami International Boat Show have launched dueling PR campaigns as they battle over public perceptions ...

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EPA agrees to deadline for 2014, 2015 ethanol mandates

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  On Friday, April 10th, the EPA set a November 30th deadline to issue the 2014 and 2015 Renewable Fuel Standard mandates. The announcement comes as a settlement in a lawsuit filed by the American Petroleum Institute (API) and the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM).  The two groups filed a lawsuit against the EPA in March for ...

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David Gregory, of NBC’s Meet the Press, to give keynote remarks at American Boating Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  February 24, 2015 –  The 2015 American Boating Congress is pleased to announce our keynote speaker, former NBC Meet the Press moderator, David Gregory! David's keynote presentation will take place the morning of Wednesday, May 13th. When the major figures in Washington went before the country to discuss the current state of affairs in America, they faced ...

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US Pavilion to be 20% larger at Colombian boat show

MIAMI -- The Cartagena International Boat Show will once again have a strong U.S. presence at this year’s boat show, scheduled for March 21-23, 2015 in Cartagena, Colombia. The USA Pavilion, sponsored by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) will be 20% larger from last year, showcasing prominent nautical companies eager to do business in the region. "While still a relatively ...

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BRP-Evinrude showcases biobutanol during test rides at Miami International Boat Show

STURTEVANT, Wis. – Through its Evinrude brand, BRP will be showcasing the alternative fuel biobutanol, a second-generation biofuel, during test rides at the Miami International Boat Show. BRP’s Evinrude engineers have been collaborating for four years with the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and several engine and boat manufacturers in the testing of advanced alternative fuels for use in recreational ...

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Miami International Boat Show Innovation Award winners honored

MIAMI – The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and Boating Writers International (BWI) announced today winners of the 2015 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show Innovation Awards, presented during the annual Industry Breakfast at the Miami Beach Convention Center. This year’s program featured a record number of entries with 97 products—a 68 percent increase in entries compared to last year. ...

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NOAA announces new national policy for America’s saltwater recreational anglers

Today at the annual Progressive Insurance Miami Boat Show, NOAA Fisheries Administrator Eileen Sobeck announced a new national policy to better serve America’s 11 million recreational saltwater anglers and the companies and communities that rely on them. The National Marine Manufacturing Association (NMMA), which runs the boat show, hosted today’s briefing for media and constituents. Recreational fishing is an important ...

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