The recreational boating and fishing industries will hold a Congressional Boating Caucus briefing and panel discussion today in Washington, D.C. on the need for Congress to reauthorize the Water Resource Development Act.
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.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association and other recreation industry leaders told the 2016 conference of the National Association of State Park Directors last week that the value of recreation is better understood today than ever and that the diversity and quality of recreational offerings are better than they have ever been.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association will participate in several events this month to reinforce its advocacy for recreational fishing.
Congress returned from its summer recess this week and among the bills that await action is the reauthorization of the Water Resources Development Act.
Manufacturing Day, set for Oct. 7, is a nationwide celebration that sees businesses host events around the country to highlight the economic significance of modern manufacturing in the United States.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association said wholesale shipments of traditional powerboats for its control group of manufacturers were up 3.4 percent this year through June.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association and the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association are hosting a manufacturing roundtable today with U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, R-Ind.
Wholesale shipments of diesel inboard and sterndrive engines were up 1 percent year-over-year for the first half of 2016.
Ken Cook Co. acquired the National Marine Manufacturers Association’s boat owner’s manual business.
Entrepreneurs with startups or an innovative product who are interested in marketing in Spain are invited to participate in the inaugural Conference for Entrepreneurs at the Barcelona International Boat Show 2016.