NMMA sued over Miami boat show

Jonathan Sweet
April 27, 2015

The village of Key Biscayne, Fla., has sued the National Marine Manufacturers Association, accusing the association of violating open records laws, the South Florida Business Journal reported. According to the paper, the complaint alleges that NMMA withheld documents from Key Biscayne that could reveal... Read more »

Industry reacts to implementation plan surrounding NOAA’s National Saltwater Recreational Fishing Policy

National Marine Manufacturers Association
April 17, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Recently, NOAA Fisheries released the implementation plan to support the latest National Saltwater Recreational Fishing Policy. The policy, announced at the Progressive Miami International Boat Show in February, was developed with input from recreational fishing and boating communities,... Read more »

NMMA cancels Chicago In-Water Boat Show

Jonathan Sweet
April 16, 2015

The National Marine Manufacturers Association announced today that it will no longer be producing the Chicago In-Water Boat Show, citing a lack of demand in the marketplace. This year’s show was scheduled for June 11-14. The show’s website has been replaced by an announcement of the cancellation. “There... Read more »

Boating and Cuba: Big ifs could provide big opportunities

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By Brianna Liestman
April 16, 2015

Today in the second installment of our two-part series, we discuss the potential opportunities that exist for the boating industry if the trade embargo with Cuba is lifted and tourism is approved. Part one summarized the current state of affairs between the U.S. and Cuba and how the industry is currently... Read more »

Boating and Cuba: Speaking in hypotheticals

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By Brianna Liestman
April 14, 2015

In a two-part series this week, we will be discussing the improving of relations between the U.S. and Cuba and what this could mean for the boating industry. Today, we cover the present state of affairs with Cuba and where the industry currently stands, and on Thursday, April 16, we will discuss what... Read more »

Pre-ABC webinar scheduled for April 21

Boating Industry
April 8, 2015

Ahead of the 2015 American Boating Congress, the government relations staff at the National Marine Manufacturers Association will review the most important government issues facing the industry. The one-hour webinar will cover key policy issues and how to best communicate them to your legislator during... Read more »

NMMA: 2014 boat shipments up 0.5 percent

National Marine Manufacturers Association
April 7, 2015

Wholesale shipments of traditional powerboats were up 0.5 percent in 2014 for the National Marine Manufacturers Association’s control group of manufacturers, the group reported Tuesday. Corresponding dollars were up 14 percent from a year earlier. The categories with the best year-over-year growth... Read more »

Diverse factors driving upstate NY boating industry optimism for 2015 season

Boating Industries Association of Upstate New York
April 6, 2015

Syracuse, N.Y. – Marine industry representatives in New York State are optimistic about the approaching boating season for reasons ranging from new boat models and incentives from manufacturers to repowering older boats and growing interest in wakesurfing. Boating Industries Association of Upstate... Read more »

NMMA announces management changes for Miami boat show

Boating Industry
April 1, 2015

There will be several new people working on the Miami International Boat Show as it relocates to Virginia Key in 2016, the National Marine Manufacturers Association announced. “The move to Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin is an exciting and significant endeavor for us, and we are expanding the Miami... Read more »

NMMA joins tax reform group

Boating Industry
March 20, 2015

The National Marine Manufacturers Association has joined the Cost Recovery Advances the Nation’s Economy (CRANE) coalition, a group of associations and companies dedicated to driving growth through tax reform. CRANE is initially being organized by NMMA, the Alliance for American Manufacturing,... Read more »

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