Fishing & Boating News
American Boating Congress 2004 Confirms Congressional Speakers
More than 30 Sponsors Pledge Support for Annual Boating Industry Legislative Conference
(Apr. 07, 2004 - Washington, DC) Representatives Eric Cantor (R-VA), Mark Foley (R-FL), Walter Jones (R-NC), Ric Keller (R-FL), Frank Pallone (R-NJ), John Porter (R-NV), Jim Saxton (R-NJ) and Dave Weldon (R-FL), and Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN) have accepted NMMA's invitation to address this year's American Boating Congress (ABC), May 2-4 in Washington, DC.
The Congressmen will join other distinguished speakers recently confirmed by NMMA:
"We're honored to have such a wide array of accomplished individuals take the time to share their insights with ABC attendees," said Monita Fontaine, NMMA vice president of government affairs. "Their expert knowledge of the issues facing the recreational boating industry in 2004 will provide ABC participants with a deeper understanding of the role and priorities of our government and how government actions affect their businesses."
The recreational boating industry's annual legislative conference is enhanced by the support of its sponsors. To date, 33 companies have pledged their financial support for ABC 2004:
"ABC sponsors enable us to expand the activities and benefits for attendees," said Fontaine. "We are grateful for their support and their acknowledgement of the important role ABC has for our industry."
NMMA members were sent registration materials in March. The conference will be held at the Lowes L'Enfant Plaza Hotel in Washington DC. To guarantee a room in the ABC room block, reservations must be made directly with the hotel no later than April 14th, and must mention the American Boating Congress or NMMA. The Lowes reservation line is 1-800-635-5065.
More information on the American Boating Congress call 202-737-9750.
Phone:903-882-8877 or 903-882-8878 — Fax: 972-619-8776