The Manufacturing Institute will recognize 130 female honorees and emerging leaders with the Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Award, including Chaparral and Robalo Boats vice president Ann Baldree and Regulator Marine president Joan Maxwell.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association is the leading association representing the recreational boating industry in North America. NMMA member companies produce more than 80 percent of the boats, engines, trailers, accessories and gear used by boaters and anglers in the United States and Canada. The association is dedicated to industry growth through programs in public policy advocacy, market statistics and research, product quality assurance and promotion of the boating lifestyle.
David Gregory, the former moderator of NBC’s Meet the Press, will deliver a keynote address at this year’s American Boating Congress on May 13.
The U.S. recreational boating industry is estimating that it achieved growth of 7 to 8 percent in sales of new powerboats in 2014 and will see additional growth of 5 percent in 2015, according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association.
Registration is open for the 2015 American Boating Congress, a recreational boating event that will be held May 11-13 on Capitol Hill and is designed to favorably affect public policy for the boating industry.
On the heels of its seventh meeting, the Recreational Boating Leadership Council, born of the Great Recession, is beginning to produce tangible results in its mission to benefit the industry.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association closed out the third week of the winter show season last weekend, drawing 132,191 boating enthusiasts and shoppers to five of its Progressive Insurance shows.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association is spreading the word about a tax incentive program for exporters.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association is applauding an amendment floated to the Keystone XL pipeline bill that would remove corn ethanol from the Renewable Fuel Standard.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association said Tuesday that it inducted Legend Boats owners Victor Duhamel and Carl Dewar into the NMMA Hall of Fame.
Miami International Boat Show organizers say several concerns raised by the Village of Key Biscayne regarding a plan to bring the show to Miami Marine Stadium in 2016 are already being addressed.