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The American Sportfishing Association's Annual Business Meeting
and Premiere Networking Event

2014 Sportfishing Summit Comes to the Lone Star State

This year, our annual business meeting is being held October 15-17, at the Hotel Contessa in San Antonio, Texas.

Our annual fall meeting – the Sportfishing Summit - is our strongest networking event and our main venue for addressing the most relevant issues to the future of fishing and our members’ businesses.

The annual business meeting underscores our desire to bring together the association’s members along with others from the sportfishing community to provide a productive meeting that is timely, useful and a good business investment.

For more information about the American Sportfishing Association and the 2014 Sportfishing Summit, please contact Communications Director Mary Jane Williamson, (703) 519-9691, x227.

2014 Sportfishing Summit Overview

Click here for the full agenda, including the board of directors and committee meetings.

Thank You 2014 Sportfishing Summit Sponsors

The American Sportfishing Association extends its thanks to the companies and agencies for their generous support of the 2014 Sportfishing Summit.

Click here to go to the Summit sponsor page. For more information on sponsorships, contact Membership Director Jill Calabria, (703) 519-9691, x234.

Important Information and Fun Stuff

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Registration and housing is now open for the 2014 Sportfishing Summit. In addition, we already have two outstanding keynote speakers joining us this year.

The official Sportfishing Summit hotel is the Hotel Contessa located on the famous River Walk. A City View Room is $149 plus tax and a River View Room is $169 plus tax. The amenity fee is waived for Summit attendees.

For more information about the San Antonio area, visit http://visitsanantonio.com/meeting.

2014 Sportfishing Summit Sponsorship Opportunities

Build name recognition and make a statement to the leaders of the sportfishing industry by sponsoring an event during ASA’s premier business and networking event. Please email Membership Director Jill Calabria for more information or call (703) 519-9691, x234.

Click here for Summit partnership opportunities.

ASA is Accepting Nominations for Its Achievement Awards

The American Sportfishing Association has two awards - the Norville Prosser Lifetime Achievement Award and the Future of Fishing Award - to recognize significant contributions to sportfishing. Nominations are due by Friday, September 19, to Policy Fellow Melanie Sturm, or fax (703) 519-1872. The awards will be presented on Thursday evening during the Sportfishing Summit’s annual dinner.

Click here for the 2014 awards’ nominations form.

Everything You’ll Find at the Summit

The Sportfishing Summit is the one time each year that the sportfishing community comes together to discuss our collective future. This annual business meeting underscores our desire to bring together the association’s members along with others from the sportfishing community to provide a productive meeting that is timely, useful and a good business investment.

Board of Directors and Committee Meetings (PDF)

All meeting attendees are encouraged to attend the committee and board of directors meetings in order to gain a better understanding of how the association staff and the membership work to help ensure our business future.

General Sessions

Key players in the business world, our industry and fisheries conservation and management and policy discuss the most important issues affecting our livelihood.

Featured Speakers

Special guest keynote speakers provide new ideas and practical information to help guide members’ business ventures.

Social Events and Networking Opportunities

Summit attendees can renew relationships with colleagues and friends in a low-key environment.

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