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Annual General Meeting


The Annual General Meeting of Boating Atlantic/ Atlantic Marine Trades Association will take place on Thursday, November 8th starting at 1:00PM.
Place of Meeting is the Mahone Room Oak Island Resort, 36 Treasure Dr, Western Shore, Nova Scotia B0J 3M0

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING SCHEDULE & AGENDA
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH, 2018 at 1:00PM
MAHONE ROOM, OAK ISLAND RESORT, NOVA SCOTIA

11:00 AM: Board Meeting, Directors only

12:45 PM: Buffet Lunch for all coming to the AGM

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

1:15 PM: Presentation: ‘The Benefits of Advocacy’ Sara Anghel, President, NMMA Canada
Sara Anghel will provide the latest information on the retaliatory tariffs on recreational boats and their effect on the industry, what the industry is doing nationally to get exemption from the tariffs and what is happening in the USA to help the continued trade of recreational boats. Sara will speak about advocacy for the industry in general and how regional Associations and their members can participate and help. NMMA Canada is the national trade association representing the interests of the recreational boating industry. Focused on advocacy, market expansion, statistics and export development.

1:45 PM Presentation: ‘Economic and Marine Update’ Bobby Mitchell, representative of Wells Fargo
Bobby Mitchell will give an economic and industry update for the recreational marine industry in Canada.

2:15 PM: Agenda
1. Welcome from Boating Atlantic/AMTA President
2. Review of Minutes from 2017 Annual General Meeting
3. Presentation of Finances:
· Accountant Prepared Financial Statements from 2018
· Presentation of Budget for 2019
4. Committee Reports
· Halifax International Boat Show: Results of 2018, Plans for 2019
· Discover Boating UPDATE
· Government Relations UPDATE
· Training Committee UPDATE
· Membership Committee UPDATE
5. Notice of Motion: for vote by membership

The Board of Directors of the Association recommends that the name of the Atlantic Marine Trades Association be changed to Boating Atlantic

6. Presentation of Nominations Slate
7. Election of President and Directors for 2019
8. New Business
9. Adjournment

5:30 PM Cocktails, Hotel Lounge

7:00 PM: Dinner, Hotel Restaurant
If you would like to serve on the Boating Atlantic Board of Directors please click here for the nomination form. Maximum number of Directors is 12. 



for more information please contact Pat Nelder 877-595-2682 or info@boatingatlantic.com