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NMMA kicks off day one of ABC 2021

by National Marine Manufacturers Association 22 Apr 17:43 PDT
Washington DC © National Marine Manufacturers Association

Yesterday NMMA kicked off the first day of its annual advocacy event, the 2021 virtual American Boating Congress (ABC). The association welcomed nearly 400 attendees and an impressive lineup of speakers, including members of Congress, chiefs of staff, and directors of offices of outdoor recreation (OREC) from around the country.

Throughout the initial day of programming, NMMA member companies and industry stakeholders listened in as speakers discussed some of the most pressing policy concerns for the industry today — from trade and tariffs to infrastructure, supply chain disruptions, and more.

To commence ABC 2021, NMMA presented the 2021 Legislator of the Year Award to Representative Lois Frankel (D-FL-21) for her laudable service and advocacy on behalf of the recreational boating industry. As co-chair of the Congressional Boating Caucus, Rep. Frankel has been instrumental over the past year in pushing forward industry priorities and ensuring that the strong economic momentum seen during the pandemic continues to build.

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