WASHINGTON — The 2014 American Boating Congress, which took place May 5-7, saw attendance gains this year, with 225 people visiting Capitol Hill to advocate on behalf of the marine industry, a number the National Marine Manufacturers Association hopes to double that number in 2015.
WASHINGTON — The effects of the recent winter’s poor weather can be seen in various sets of data collected by the National Association of Manufacturers, but in general manufacturing is picking up again.
WASHINGTON — In the 2016 presidential election, the Republican Party faces the same problem that the marine industry overall grapples with — dispelling the image of being rich, white and male.
Malibu Boats saw third-quarter net sales increase 6.9 percent to $50.3 million and gross profit increased 7.2 percent to $13.4 million compared with the same quarter last year.
WASHINGTON — A flurry of activity this week on Capitol Hill placed the interests of the marine industry squarely in front of the Congress that represents them.
WASHINGTON — The American Boating Congress was packed with speakers and information Wednesday before the marine industry set out to reach as many senators and House members possible on the event’s final day.
WASHINGTON — Partisan politics have to stop, but it will take members of Congress shifting more toward the middle for it to happen.
WASHINGTON — Bring a friend.
WASHINGTON — The National Marine Manufacturers Association is asking the marine industry to try to get support for the Sport Fish Restoration & Boating Trust Fund, a $600 million-a-year fund that helps fund fishing around the country.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., received the Conservationist of the Year Award from the Center for Coastal Conservation on Tuesday during the American Boating Congress.