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 program, to be held at five NMMA shows, will provide an opportunity to learn about industry priorities at every level of government and how to engage in advocacy.
U.S.-built boats sold to Canada and Mexico will continue to have duties despite agreement.
Marine industry favors 10 percent ethanol over E15, which can damage engines.
The report calls for an electric fence and sound barriers to prevent Asian carp from entering Lake Michigan.
Nicole Vasilaros will provide recommendations to the Secretary of Commerce regarding trade barriers and negotiations of trade agreements.
The deadline is January 11.
California, Georgia and North Carolina all voted in favor of outdoor initiatives.
Outdoor recreation impacts almost every industry in the U.S. economy.
NMMA will hold a webinar on Friday to discuss the winners and losers of the Congressional Boating Caucus.
Michele Goldsmith will sit on Grow Boating board of directors.
Both will discuss impacts of tariffs on aluminum sheet.
The NMMA vice president’s appointment will ensure a broader voice for the boating industry with the Coast Guard.
NMMA president Thom Dammrich calls its passage “critical” to the future of boating.
Tax has “shut out U.S. manufacturers from the European market.”