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Rooster 2020 - Impact BA - LEADERBOARD

Legislative and economic trends within the sailing industry

by Sail America 4 Feb 2021 07:40 PST 9 March 2021
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Join the Sail America Executive Team for an informative conversation about where we are and what to expect in 2021, with special guest Paul Kanitra.

  • Paul Kanitra is President of Lobbyit, among DC's top lobbying firms, who will speak about the state and impacts of the new administration on recreational boating and marine businesses in the U.S.

  • Followed by a round table discussion with Sail America's Executive Committee about what the next 12-18 months look like. The Executive team represents industry leaders including The Moorings, Spinlock and Jeanneau.

Date: March 9, 2021- 11 am - 1 pm EST

Register here

Legislative update

Paul Kanitra, Founder and President of Lobbyit.com and Mayor of Point Pleasant Beach, NJ, will discuss the state and impacts of the new administration on recreational boating and marine businesses in the U.S. He will discuss the upcoming legislative landscape, how the change in administration will impact national policy, and the current and future pandemic legislation. LobbyIt.com is a nationally recognized for its groundbreaking business model and has secured prominence among DC's top lobbying firms.

Information covered

  • Impacts on small business, including estimates of business closure
  • A review of relief legislation passed including the Paycheck Protection Program and the impact on small business
  • A look at the future, our best guess on when we'll see the next relief/stimulus bill

Sail America Executive Committee

The Sail America Executive Committee represents some of the most visible brands and the leading voices in the sailing industry. Each will share their perspective and insights about what trends they are watching and what they expect to happen in 2021. The Executive Committee include:

  • Josie Tucci, Moorings
  • Kevin Carlan, Mastry Engine Center
  • Margriet Mitchell, Jeanneau America
  • Peter Trogdon, Annapolis Boat Shows
  • Ted Winston, Spinlock USA
  • Mark Pillsbury, Cruising World

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