On May 9-11, 2018 in Washington D.C., ASA will join a broad group of co-hosts to support the American Boating Congress (ABC). Numerous industry organizations have agreed to co-host ABC, joining the rallying-cry to strengthen the collective advocacy impact for recreational boating and fishing. An engaging lineup of event speakers will feature an influential group of policy specialists and industry authorities, as well as legislative and regulatory officials.

As a co-host, ASA is committed to growing the industry through public policy advocacy. Along with partner organizations across the industry, ABC co-hosts provide ongoing counsel and insight into what issues are of the most pressing interest to stakeholders and advocates, ensuring that ABC’s agenda will be packed with timely and relevant policy matters. Co-hosts attend ABC with representatives from their respective organizations, contributing to a dynamic dialogue during the event.

For more information about the ABC Congress, please click here.

When constituents talk, Congress listens.

You are the industry’s most effective advocate. No lobbyist is as influential as an employer or employee from a Congress member’s district or state. Attending ABC and participating in Capitol Hill visits with others from your state is the best way to educate your representatives on issues that impact your business. It’s your opportunity to build and strengthen relationships that lead to a brighter future for the recreational boating industry. NMMA will arrange your meetings and provide talking points and other resources to guide you through the ABC experience. All you have to do is register and attend! 


2018 American Boating Congress Co-Hosts:

American Sportfishing Association • Association of Marina Industries • Boating Industry Magazine • Boating Trade Association of Metropolitan Houston • Center for Sportfishing Policy • Connecticut Marine Trades Association • Lake Erie Marine Trades Association • Marine Industries Association of South Florida • Marine Trades Association of New Jersey • Massachusetts Marine Trades Association • Michigan Boating Industries Association • National Marine Distributors Association • National Marine Lenders Association • National Marine Manufacturers Association • National Yacht Broker Certification Program • Soundings Trade Only • States Organization for Boating Access • U.S. Superyacht Association • Yacht Brokers Association of America

Join other leading organizations in recreational boating and fishing to ensure your voice is heard.  Make a diffference for your business, members and stakeholders by having a seat at the table and demonstrating your support as we address our industry’s most pressing issues.  To become a Co-Host please contact Laura Crisler at lcrisler@nmma.org.


Please contact Laura Crisler at lcrisler@nmma.org if you have any questions.

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