NPAA Annual Conference Set For This Weekend

NPAA Annual Conference Set For This Weekend

The NPAA Annual Conference this weekend, Jan. 7-9, is poised to set attendance records. It will provide a wealth of information about the fishing industry, include noted guest speakers including new BASS co-owner Jerry McKinnis, attend sponsor breakout sessions, and opportunities for members to interact with fishing and marine leaders. Register and attend (Holiday Inn & Suites - Airport, Bloomington, Minnesota) by contacting NPAA headquarters, (920)856-6151.

The next best thing to being there is to watch selected sessions via live-streaming on, or The schedule and start times of sessions are outlined below:

Saturday: January 8th

8 a.m.          Opening Remarks and President John Butts' address.
8:30 a.m.     Future Angler Events
9:15 a.m.     Social Media Explosion
10:15 a.m.   Supporting Partner Comments
1 p.m.          Boat Insurance Guide
1:45 p.m.     Fishing as a Business
2:30 p.m.     Tournament Partners
3:45 p.m.     Dion Hibdon-Evinrude Pro

Sunday: January 9th

10 a.m.        Reporting to Sponsors
10:45 a.m.   Angler First Aid
11:30 a.m.   Supporting Partners Comments
1 p.m.          Jerry McKinnis, BASS co-owner, addressing, "It's All About the Sport"

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