Schedule of Events
Current as of October 2022 – The agenda is subject to change.
As an ASA member, this is your opportunity to be a part of the sportfishing industry’s most important business and community engagement event.
|8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.||Registration Desk||Foyer II|
|8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.||Breakfast||Riverbend Ballroom|
|8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.||Guests’ Welcome Breakfast|
All Summit guests are welcome to attend the Wednesday morning meet-and-greet breakfast.
General SessionsThe morning sessions are held in the Grand Ballroom.
|9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.||Welcome to the 2022 Sportfishing Summit|
ASA board of directors Chair Phil Lillo and ASA President Glenn Hughes will officially open the 2022 Sportfishing Summit.
|9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.||Honoring Our Past – Embracing Our Future|
Join ASA in celebrating 90 years of advocating for the sportfishing industry’s business interests. During this session, we will highlight the successes that have helped the industry to get where it is today and outline the bolder vision that will lead us into the future.
|9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.||Break||Foyer II|
|10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.||An Overview of Government Affairs|
Government Affairs Vice President Mike Leonard and the GA team will address the progress and challenges in the policy arena that directly impact our industry and recreational fishing.
|10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.||Break||Foyer II|
|11:00 a.m - 11:45 a.m.||Keynote Speaker Seth Mattison|
The Emerging Future: Building Future-ready Organizations and High Performing Cultures to Compete and Win in the Decade Ahead. About Seth
|Noon - 1:00 p.m.||Lunch|
Guest Speaker Janet Coit
Assistant Administrator for NOAA Fisheries
|1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.||R3||River Room|
|1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.||Market Insights||Tower Room|
|1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.||Membership||Grand Ballroom I|
|1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.||PR/Media||Chairman’s Room|
|1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.||Full Government Affairs||Grand Ballroom II|
|2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.||Break||Foyer II|
|2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.||Trade & Commerce Subcommittee||Grand Ballroom II|
|4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.||Saltwater Subcommittee: West||Grand Ballroom II|
|6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.||An (Offsite) Evening in New Orleans|
All Summit attendees and guests are welcome to attend.
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