American Boating Congress wraps up in D.C.

May 16th, 2023

The 2023 American Boating Congress (ABC) included three days of policy conversations, panel discussions, marine industry updates, conversations with members of Congress and a day spent on Capitol Hill advocating on behalf of the recreational marine industry. The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and its industry partners, sponsors and co-hosts welcomed more than 250 recreational […]

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NMMA wraps up in-person American Boating Congress

May 24th, 2022

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) recently wrapped up a successful three-day advocacy event, the American Boating Congress (ABC), and welcomed more than 200 industry stakeholders to Washington, D.C. to drive the marine industry’s policy priorities forward. The event offered attendees the opportunity to hear from several boating champions on Capitol Hill, including Senators Todd […]

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In-person Capitol Hill meetings return to the American Boating Congress

April 14th, 2022

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) recently announced the 2022 American Boating Congress (ABC) will feature in-person meetings on Capitol Hill with members of Congress and their staff. The development follows a recent decision from Capitol authorities to lift certain restrictions on public meetings. The Hill meetings portion of ABC is currently slated for Thursday, […]

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American Boating Congress dates announced

December 1st, 2021

The National Marine Manufacturers Association’s American Boating Congress (ABC) will be held in person from May 11-13, 2022, in Washington, D.C. It will bring together all segments of the recreational boating industry to share a collective voice on Capitol Hill. ABC 2022 participants will hear from members of Congress, administration officials, key committee staffers and […]

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Registration opens for 2020 American Boating Congress

December 5th, 2019

Registration for the 2020 American Boating Congress (ABC) is open. The recreational boating industry’s annual advocacy summit in Washington, D.C., will be held May 12-14 and for the first time, the event moves to the InterContinental hotel located at the Wharf, a mile-long stretch of property on the Potomac River. ABC provides attendees with the […]

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ABC launches updated smartphone conference app

March 28th, 2016

American Boating Congress (ABC) is releasing a new, free smartphone app to attendees prior to its conference in May. The app is designed to help attendees navigate the ABC conference. The ABC app offers: a comprehensive event schedule to access the ABC agenda, receptions and schedule Hill visits improved Congressional directories and Capitol Hill Google […]

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NBC’s Gregory to address American Boating Congress

April 20th, 2015

Former “Meet the Press” moderator David Gregory will be the keynote speaker at the 2015 American Boating Congress on May 13. Named one of Washington’s 50 best and most influential journalists by Washingtonian magazine, Gregory is known for his sharp intellect and quick sense of humor. He will speak about covering the most powerful office […]

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