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ABC 2015 Schedule of Events

 Monday, May 11

 Noon-5:00pm

 

Recreational Boating Leadership Council Meeting 

 1:00-4:00pm   AMI Board Meeting* 
 4:00-5:30pm   Government Relations and PAC Committee Meetings
 7:00-9:00pm   Welcome Reception -- National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art
Museum, 3rd Floor -- 8th and F Streets, NW  Washington, DC
 
 Tuesday, May 12

 7:30am

7:30-9:30am

 

Registration  

PWIA Board Meeting*

 8:00-9:00am   Breakfast
 9:00-9:30am   Effective Lobbying Techniques                                                                            

 9:00-11:00am

9:30-9:45am 

 

USSA Board Meeting*

Break 

 9:45-10:15am  

Concurrent Issue Workshops
- Ethanol
- Dealer Focus

  
 10:15-10:45am   Concurrent Issue Workshops
- Fishing
- Tax
- Access
 10:45-11:15am   Concurrent Issue Workshops
- Deferred Importation
- State Government Relations
- Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund
- USCG
 11:15-11:45am   Concurrent Issue Workshops
- Invasive Species
- U.S. Flagging Regulations for Superyachts
- Cuba

 11:30-3:30pm

11:45-1:00pm

 

NMMA Board and Staff Headshots available, courtesy of John Nelson Photography

Networking Lunch and Eddie Smith Award Presentation                                        

 Noon-6:00pm   MRAA Board of Directors Meeting*
 1:00-6:00pm   Individual Hill Visits Available
 1:00-3:00pm   AMD BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING*
EMD BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING*
BMD BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING*
 3:30-5:30pm   NMMA BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING* 
 7:00-9:00pm   BOATPAC RECEPTION* -- 20 F Street, NW Rooftop
 
* Indicates closed events by invitation only
         
 Wednesday, May 13
 7:30-8:15am   Registration and Breakfast
 8:15-10:30am   ABC Legislative Speakers & David Gregory Keynote
 10:30-10:45am   Break
 10:45-Noon   ABC Legislative Speakers
 Noon-1:00pm   Lunch
 1:00-6:00pm   Individual and Group Hill Visits Available                                                                          
 5:30-7:30pm   National Safe Boating Council/National Association of State Boating Law Administrators Congressional Reception
The Rayburn House Foyer -- 2168 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

 

ABC 2015 is Co-Hosted by:

American Sportfishing Association • Association of Marina Industries • Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Association • BoatU.S. • Boating Industry • Boating Trades Association of Metropolitan Houston • Center for Coastal Conservation • Connecticut Marine Trades Association • Florida Yacht Brokers Association • Lake Erie Marine Trades Association • Marine Retailers Association of the Americas • Marine Trades Association of New Jersey • Megayacht News • Michigan Boating Industries Association • National Boating Federation • National Marine Distributors Association • National Marine Lenders Association • National Marine Manufacturers Association • National Marine Manufacturers Association South Carolina • National Safe Boating Council • National Yacht Broker Certification Program • Northwest Marine Trade Association • Professional BoatBuilder • Sail America • Sea Scouts - Boy Scouts • States Organization for Boating Access • U.S. Superyacht Association • Water Sports Industry Association • Wisconsin Marine Association • Yacht Brokers Association of America • Yachtcloser

 

 

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