Boating delivers industry’s message at ABC 2017
More than 250 individuals from the boating industry descended on Washington, D.C., last week for the 2017 edition of American Boating Congress, the industry’s annual legislative conference.
ABC 2017 featured a full three-day lineup of speakers, hill visits and networking events. This year, industry stakeholders took part in approximately 185 meetings with legislative and regulatory staff, more than ever before, said Nicole Vasilaros, NMMA’s vice president of federal and legal affairs.
Those meetings play a key role in advancing the industry’s issues, making a bigger impact than NMMA’s government relations staff can, Vasilaros said.
ABC is organized by the National Marine Manufacturers Association …