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 walleyefirst.com, thenextbite.com or npaa.net. 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"