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American Boating Congress opens in D.C.

The two-day 2011 American Boating Congress begins today in Washington, D.C.

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Organized by the National Marine Manufacturers Association, the gathering offers attendees an opportunity to discuss and learn about state and federal legislation, get firsthand insight from policy-makers and network with other industry leaders.

Highlights of this year's event include will include a tax policy briefing; an update on the Clean Boating Act; and remarks by Congressional Boating Caucus representatives.

Soundings Trade Only staff are at the event and will report daily.

Click here for the full schedule of events.

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