Early registration available for American Boating Congress

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Online early-bird registration for this year's American Boating Congress, which takes place May 4-5 in Washington, D.C., is now open.

ABC is the recreational boating industry's annual legislative conference. Industry leaders formulate public policy and present a unified front on issues that affect marine businesses.

"As the 112th Congress gets under way with 96 newly elected members of Congress, this year's conference will be as important as ever as we start building relationships and educating new policy-makers on the importance of our industry to the U.S. economy," according to the event organizer, the National Marine Manufacturers Association.

Returning to the Liaison Capitol Hill, ABC 2011 also will focus on issues such as ethanol, the reauthorization of the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund, tax relief and the mandatory wearing of life jackets.

Attendees can register through March 31 to receive the discounted early-bird rate of $200.

Contact John Marcinek at (312) 946-6258 or jmarcinek@nmma.org to learn more about sponsorship levels and benefits.

Click here to learn more about this year's American Boating Congress. For more information on ABC, contact Christine Pomorski at (202) 737-9774 or cpomorski@nmma.org.

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