Tag Archives: Sara Anghel

RAI cancels METSTRADE 2020

METSTRADE and RAI Amsterdam have announced that the Marine Equipment Trade Show, which was scheduled on 17-19 November in RAI Amsterdam, has been cancelled. For more than 32 years, METSTRADE has been providing the most complete meeting place for the global marine industry. Organizers said due to the consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak, our mission cannot be accomplished successfully, therefore ...

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NMMA’s Sara Anghel elected first female ICOMIA president

Following the 54th ICOMIA Annual General Meeting on May 22, NMMA’s Sara Anghel was elected new ICOMIA president. Anghel, NMMA Canada president, has led the association for more than 12 years and has nearly 25 years of government relations experience.  ICOMIA, the International Council of Marine Industry Associations, is the international trade association representing the global marine industry since 1966. It ...

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NMMA announces executive leadership team

The NMMA announced today a new executive leadership team as it reorganizes and builds the framework for NMMA’s strategic vision under NMMA president Frank Hugelmeyer. The five-person team reports directly to Hugelmeyer and ensures a strategic focus on the organization’s advocacy and market expansion priorities.  With more than 15 years successfully navigating NMMA through financial challenges and opportunities spanning show ...

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NMMA Canada calls for support during ‘Recreational Boating Day on the Hill’

Today, NMMA Canada members, together with boat dealers and yacht brokers are on Parliament Hill meeting with dozens of parliamentarians, Ministers’ offices, and government officials to promote a message of competitiveness and job creation at the annual ‘Recreational Boating Day on the Hill’.  “The recreational boating sector is a huge contributor to Canada’s economy, adding $5.6 billion of GDP and ...

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NMMA Canada presents 2020 Hall of Fame Award

The NMMA Canada has announced the induction of Michael Vollmer into the NMMA Canada Hall of Fame. Vollmer’s contributions and achievements to the recreational boating industry were recognized during NMMA Canada’s Recreational Boating Industry Breakfast on Tuesday, Jan. 21 at the Toronto International Boat Show at the Beanfield Centre, where he was presented with the 2020 NMMA Canada Hall of Fame Award.  ...

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Sara Anghel named 2019 Darlene Briggs Woman of the Year

Sara Anghel of the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Canada has been selected as the recipient of the thirty-third annual Darlene Briggs Marine Industry Woman of the Year Award. The award was presented to Anghel by the 2018 award recipient, Angela Pilkington, on Tuesday morning, Dec. 10, as part of the Dealer Week Awards Luncheon in Tampa, Fla. The Darlene ...

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NMMA Canada issues call for Hall of Fame nominations

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2020 NMMA Canada Hall of Fame. Inductees in the NMMA Canada Hall of Fame include those who have, or those who continue to generate substantial and lasting contributions toward the advancement of the marine industry.  The due date for nominations is October 25. The 2020 NMMA Canada Hall of Fame inductee will be announced ...

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Canadian Boating Industry Applauds Call to Review Counter-Tariffs’ Impact

The Government of Ontario recently called for the federal government to review and re-consider the unintended, adverse impacts of Canada’s counter-tariffs on the Canadian boating sector. NMMA Canada and Boating Ontario applauded the move, calling the government’s acknowledgment a clear indication of recreational boating’s significant economic impact in Ontario and the entire country. In response, Sara Anghel, president of NMMA ...

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NMMA Canada names 2019 Hall of Fame inductee

NMMA Canada announced the induction of Brock Elliott, retired president of Campion Marine, into the NMMA Hall of Fame. Elliott’s contributions and achievements to the recreational boating industry were recognized this morning during NMMA Canada’s Recreational Boating Industry Breakfast at the Toronto International Boat Show at the Beanfield Centre, where he was presented with the 2019 NMMA Hall of Fame Award. ...

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At the helm: Fiberglass vessel recycling needs more industry support

Every year in the U.S. an increasing number of recreational fiberglass boats reach their end of life without a sustainable option for disposal.  Some will be crushed and buried in landfills, where they will persist for many years, while others may be abandoned by their owners on land or in coastal areas where they can potentially harm the marine environment. ...

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