Tim Quinlan, Wells Fargo Securities

Jan 30, 2017

On Tuesday, January 24th at the Allstream Centre adjacent to the Enercare Centre where the Toronto International Boat Show was being held, 240 industry members turned out for the 2017 NMMA Canada Recreational Boating Industry Breakfast. It was the biggest turnout ever, for the event.

Andy Adams of Boating Industry Canada was the host and one of the sponsors. NMMA Canada both sponsored and organized the event and Wells Fargo Securities was the main sponsor bringing one of their top people as the keynote speaker for the event.

Tim Quinlan, vice president and economist with Wells Fargo Securities delivered a rapid-fire series of important slides and economic information and also fielded questions as he went. It was a stimulating and interesting session, especially given the recent inauguration of President Trump and the uncertainty around his plans and future policies.

Based in Charlotte, N.C., Tim Quinlan provides Wells Fargo with analysis on the macro U.S. economy and major foreign economies. Domestically, he covers industrial production, manufacturing, and business investment spending. His international efforts concentrate on Japan, Canada, Korea, and Australia. Tim’s work has been published in academic economic journals and his comments on the economy regularly appear in The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times and USA Today. He is also a frequent guest on National Public Radio.

Quinlan is a member of the National Association for Business Economics and the Canadian Association for Business Economics. Tim has a B.A. from Siena College in Albany, N.Y.

Tom MacNair, NMMA Canada Chairman of the BoardTom MacNair, Chairman of the NMMA Canada Board of Directors thanked Quinlan and praised his excellent and entertaining delivery before conducting the NMMA Canada Annual General Meeting. Then, Sara Anghel, NMMA Canada Executive Director / Vice President Government Relations presented new data from the upcoming Economic Impact of Boating research report and Tracey Hart updated the audience on the latest accomplishments and opportunities from the Discover Boating program.

The final part of the morning agenda was the presentation of the NMMA Canada Hall of Fame Award, this year presented to Denys Lapointe of BRP.

It was again, a great morning of information and personal networking for the industry!


Related Posts

Princecraft Boats upgrade their facilities with an investment of over $4 million for the addition of a powder coating line


Princecraft boats on April 17, 2024, announced to their employees, a major investment in one of their three Princeville plants, which will include the installation of high-tech powder coating capabilities. The nearly $4 million upgrade marks the largest investment in Princecraft facilities since the early 2000s and will improve operational efficiency, product quality and better poise the company for response to demand.

Read More

Need to Catch up on News This Week?

Every Tuesday we publish a fresh Digest with informative articles pertaining to the Canadian boating and marine industry. Stay up to date with the latest products, research and industry developments.

Missed an Issue of Boating Industry Canada News Week? If you’re looking for a specific issue, or simply want to catch up on previous issues, check out our Boating Industry Canada News Week Archives.

Not signed up for News Week? Subscribe here.

The Hydrobike, a key concept that embodies a vision for the future

DECATHLON, determined to erase the boundary between land and water, introduces its latest forward-thinking concept: the HydroBike. This innovation from the French sports giant aims to democratize access to nature while staying ahead in the transformation of their business model. 

The initial assessment: paddle sports are often inaccessible to less experienced individuals, assuming the acquisition of paddling skills.

Read More

ACR Electronics emergency beacons are designed with one purpose: to save lives.

Hubbell-Marine Stainless steel outlet covers

An all-encompassing and dependable set of vital resources, ACR GlobalFix V5 AIS RLS EPIRB Survival Kits ensure security and survival in waterborne emergencies. The most advanced EPIRB (Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon) available, the ACR GlobalFix V5 EPIRB combines 406 MHz satellite connectivity with Automatic Identification System (AIS) functionality.

Read More