Significant increase in EFTTA Memberships

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Korda Europe among latest new members

The European Fishing Tackle Trade Association (EFTTA) is pleased to announce a notable surge in its membership as companies rally together to advocate for the preservation and promotion of recreational angling in the European Institutions. Among the latest additions to the growing roster is Korda Europe, represented by its esteemed Managing Director, Maurice Keulen.

Maurice Keulen, Managing Director of Korda Europe, met with EFTTA CEO Olivier Portrat, President Jan Mertens, Vice President Ross Honey and Board Member Gerard Bakkenes at the Carp De Bosch show where Maurice expressed Kordas enthusiasm for joining EFTTA's mission: "At Korda Europe, we are dedicated to supporting initiatives that champion the interests of recreational anglers. Joining EFTTA aligns seamlessly with our commitment to preserving the rich tradition of angling while contributing to sustainable practices within the industry. We look forward to collaborating with like-minded companies and advocating for the rights of anglers in the European Institutions."

EFTTA President Jan Mertens commented the growing support from companies like Korda Europe: "The increasing number of companies joining EFTTA reflects a shared commitment to safeguarding the interests of recreational anglers. Maurice Keulen and Korda Europe bring valuable expertise and passion to our collective efforts. Together, we will continue to make a significant impact on the policies that affect the recreational angling community."

As EFTTA's membership continues to expand, the organization strengthens its position as a unified voice for the fishing tackle industry, working collaboratively to influence positive changes in legislation and policies that impact recreational angling.

Download the press release of 31 January 2024