Top Reasons to Attend the American Boating Congress

The recreational boating industry is hosting its annual advocacy event, the American Boating Congress (ABC) in Washington, D.C. from May 8–10, 2024 with today being the last day for the early bird registration discount. Influential leaders from all segments of the recreational boating and fishing industry are invited to gather in our nation’s capital and advocate as one voice on pressing matters for our industry.

This year’s advocacy event will include meetings with influential members of Congress and staff on Capitol Hill, timely political and policy updates, networking opportunities, receptions, and a keynote dinner. Please note, April 15 is the last day to register to be guaranteed meetings on Capitol Hill.

Attendees can expect to:

  1. Meet with lawmakers and advocate for recreational boating alongside the best in the industry.
  2. Dive into the most important policy areas impacting our industry: boating access, infrastructure, tariffs, and sustainability.
  3. Listen to timely political updates from D.C. insiders as the 2024 presidential election approaches.
  4. Network with top leaders of the recreational boating industry.
  5. Help shape the future of the recreational boating and fishing industry.

Register Here

ABC is the premier platform to shape policy and educate lawmakers on the most important matters for the recreational boating industry, which is one of the top contributors to the $1.1 trillion outdoor recreation economy.

For questions on registration or the event, please contact Erica Crocker, NMMA’s Senior Director of Political Advocacy and Engagement, at [email protected]. Our ABC agenda can be found here.

Thank you to Yamaha and MarineMax, our Executive Level Sponsors, for their support.