NOAA seeks new members for Ocean Exploration Advisory Board

August 31st, 2022

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is seeking up to two new members for its Ocean Exploration Advisory Board, a federal advisory committee that advises the NOAA administrator on matters pertaining to ocean exploration. The panel advises NOAA on strategic planning, exploration priorities, competitive ocean exploration grant programs and other matters as requested. In […]

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ATA sponsors supply chain discussion

August 29th, 2022

CONNECT by ATA (Advanced Textiles Association) will be hosting an Ask Me Anything on Supply Chain Challenges event with Bill Rooney, VP Strategic Development at Kuehne + Nagel Inc., on Tuesday, Aug. 30 from 1–2 pm EDT. Participants can get answers to their supply chain questions from Rooney who has 49 years of experience in […]

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ATA offers employer retirement plan

August 25th, 2022

The Advanced Textiles Association (ATA) is offering the Textile Industry Retirement Multiple Employer Plan (MEP), now available to members in partnership with Cannaday Bloom Wealth and Insurance Solutions, DWC, and Transamerica. Participating organizations will have a professional service team to: •Manage most of the plan’s administrative tasks •Mitigate fiduciary burdens Organizations may even reap cost […]

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ABYC publishes updated boat building and repair standards

August 24th, 2022

The American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) has published its 62nd supplement to Standards and Technical Information Reports for Small Craft. The annual publication provides the marine industry with the latest updates to the boat building and repair standards used for more than 90% of the boats constructed in the United States. This year’s largest […]

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Norwalk Boat Show returns this week

August 22nd, 2022

Wrapping up this year's National Marine Manufacturers Association boat shows, the 2022 Progressive® Insurance Norwalk Boat Show® returns to Norwalk Cove Marina September 22-25, 2022. Expanding to another dock to showcase more boats and featuring a host of new experiences and education, the 2022 boat show will provide consumers a one-stop shop and the chance […]

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CHIPS bill signed into law

August 18th, 2022

President Biden recently signed into law the bipartisan CHIPS and Science Act of 2022, which will boost American semiconductor research, development and production. “The CHIPS and Science Act is a reminder of what Washington can achieve when policymakers from both parties come together to tackle our country’s greatest challenges,” said Frank Hugelmeyer, president of the […]

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Grant program encourages more accessible outdoor ecosystem

August 16th, 2022

The Together Outdoors (TO) Coalition, an initiative administered under the auspices of the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) with the mission to advance equity and inclusion in all aspects of the outdoor recreation experience, announced a new grant program designed to support organizations on the front lines of the effort to build a more accessible, welcoming […]

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ATA hosts webinar on IFAI Expo 2022

August 15th, 2022

The Advanced Textiles Association (ATA, formerly IFAI) is hosting the webinar “IFAI Expo 2022 Overview” to present the latest information on IFAI Expo 2022 being held in Charlotte, N.C., October 12-14, 2022. The webinar will take place on August 17, 2022, 1:00–2:00 EDT, and will include information about: •Schedule of events and education •Show floor […]

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ABYC publishes updated boat building and repair standards, offers webinar

August 11th, 2022

The American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) has published its 62nd supplement to Standards and Technical Information Reports for Small Craft. The annual publication provides the marine industry with the latest updates to the boat building and repair standards used for more than 90% of the boats constructed in the United States. On August 17, […]

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SOBA Education & Training Symposium kicks off Aug. 29

August 10th, 2022

The States Organization for Boating Access (SOBA) will be hosting the 2022 Education & Training Symposium in Cleveland, Ohio, August 29 - September 1. Online registration is now open. Symposium education topics include federal updates, industry partner updates, boating access, clean vessels act, engineering, infrastructure, clean boating, aquatic invasive species, clean marinas, non-motorized access as […]

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