The National Marine Manufacturers Association wants fewer barriers for boats exported to the European Union, including the elimination of taxes.
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 recreational boating industry generated $36.7 billion in retail spending last year, a 3.2 percent increase from 2012, with performance and outboard boats leading the recovery.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association Canada received $87,225 from Transport Canada to support the Discover Boating Hands-On Skills Training program for three years, a national program designed to educate Canadians to become confident and safe boaters.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association Canada says it held its most successful “Day on the Hill” yet.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association is asking U.S. marine companies to participate in October in a new USA Pavilion at the boat show in Barcelona.
Advocates for the Canadian recreational boating industry are joining the National Marine Manufacturers Association Canada to meet with government officials on Parliament Hill in Ottawa today in the Canadian version of the American Boating Congress, which was held last week.
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.
U.S. outboard engine wholesale shipments and retail sales increased in April, the National Marine Manufacturers Association reported.
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.