The time is rapidly approaching for our annual “California Boating Congress.” This is an annual event where the marine industry and boating community come to Sacramento to advocate on issues affecting this important part of our State’s economy and culture. Because of the success of the first 2 years, the positive feedback from participants, and the participation of 3 additional co-hosts, we are expecting this year to grow substantially.
Mark Your Calendar
Please mark your calendar for February 28, 2018
and plan to register early. There will be government and industry speakers in the morning and a chance to meet with YOUR legislator
in the afternoon. If you are able to come a day early, there will be a cocktail reception the evening before the event on February 27, 2018.
Hyatt Regency Sacramento
1209 L Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
This year we have secured 25 room nights on Tuesday, February 27, 2018
, for those of you who will be arriving early or plan to stay after the Welcome Reception. The rate is $239 plus tax for single or double occupancy. PLEASE make your reservations no later than Tuesday, February 6, 2018 as there are many events going on in Sacramento at this time. Once all rooms are booked, there will be no additional rooms available for our block.
Reservations can be made by calling 888.421.1442. Please let them know that you are with the California Boating Congress. Online reservations can be made at: https://aws.passkey.com/go/CBC2018
Schedule of Events
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
If received on or before February 12, 2018.
If received after February 13, 2018.
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
|5:30- 7:00 PM||Welcome Reception |
CBC Staff will also schedule your meeting for you but you must register by February 2, 2018. Because some participants will be more comfortable in group meetings, CBC staff will be scheduling group meetings based on the districts represented by the participants that RSVP to attend. If you are not able to complete your registration by the deadline to have CBC staff schedule your meetings with your representative, here is a website you can use to determine the districts you live in to schedule your own meeting: http://findyourrep.legislature.ca.gov/. This website will give you links to find contact information for both your Senator and Assembly Member. This is critical as there are many demands on the schedule of Legislators and it is very difficult to get a meeting last minute. If you are unable to RSVP by that date, you will need to schedule your own meeting.
|8:30 AM||Welcome - Mark Sandoval, President, MRA|
Welcome to Sacramento
|8:45 AM||Keynote Speaker|
|9:30 AM||Legislative Summary & Legislator Meeting Instructions - Bill Krauss, Krauss Capitol Advocacy|
Schedules will be handed out at this time.
|10:00 AM||Issue Briefings|
|10:00 - 10:40||Session 1|
|Room 1: |
|Room 2: |
|Room 3: |
|10:45 - 11:25||Session 2|
|Room 3: |
|11:30 - 11:55 AM||Meet Your Regulators|
|1 - 4:30 PM||Meetings at the Capitol|