NMMA's American Boating Congress 2014: May 5 – May 7, 2014
Learn why you should attend this year's ABC.
When constituents talk, Congress listens
You are the industry’s most effective advocate. No lobbyist is as influential as an employer from a member’s district or state. Attending ABC and going on Capitol Hill visits with others from your state is the best way to update your representatives on issues that affect your livelihood and help them to understand your position when voting on issues that affect our industry.
ABC events conclude in meetings with your representatives and their senior staff. It’s your opportunity to build or cement relationships that lead to positive attitudes toward our industry within Congress. NMMA will arrange your meetings and issue briefing papers and talking points, as well. All you have to do is register and attend!
ABC’s schedule promises informative, engrossing seminars intended to update you on issues of vital importance to your business and your bottom line. You’ll:
Who should attend
Executive, owners and key employees of marine-related industries, including:
Also, our colleagues in the Federal government, State governments and related associations will also gain much from this unique gathering of marine professionals.
You’ll never have a better opportunity to personally influence legislation and protect your business interests.
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ABC 2014 Co-Hosted by:
American Boat Builders & Repairers Association ♦ Association of Marina Industries ♦ Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Association ♦ Boating Industry Magazine ♦ BoatU.S. ♦ Boy Scouts/Sea Scouts ♦ Boating Trades Association of Metropolitan Houston ♦ California Association of Harbor Masters & Port Captains ♦
Center for Coastal Conservation ♦ Connecticut Marine Trades Association ♦ Florida Yacht Brokers Association ♦ International Boat Industry Magazine ♦ Lake Erie Marine Trades Association ♦ Marina Dock Age ♦ Megayacht News ♦ Michigan Boating Industries Association ♦ Marine Recreation Association ♦ Marine Retailers Association of the Americas ♦ Marine Trades Association of New Jersey ♦ National Boating Federation ♦ National Marine Distributors Association ♦ National Marine Electronics Association ♦ National Marine Lenders Association ♦ National Marine Manufacturers Association ♦ National Marine Trade Council ♦ National Safe Boating Council ♦ North Central Marine Association ♦ Northwest Marine Trade Association ♦ Professional Boat Builder Magazine ♦ Rhode Island Marine Trades Association ♦ Sail America ♦ Soundings Trade Only ♦ South Carolina Marine Association ♦ States Organization for Boating Access ♦ U.S. Superyacht Association ♦ Water Sports Industry Association ♦ Wisconsin Marine Association ♦ Yacht Brokers Association of America
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