National Seafood Council Task Force Shares Pathways to Funding National Seafood Marketing Campaign

The National Seafood Council Task Force is releasing its Initial Findings Report, which highlights pathways to funding for a National Seafood Marketing Campaign and governing structure considerations for the National Seafood Council (NSC). The Task Force met in September to brainstorm ways to rally the industry, discuss the organizational infrastructure, and secure funding for a National Seafood Marketing Campaign. The Task Force is now seeking industry input into the proposed plan with the goal of building consensus around forming the National Seafood Council to conduct a National Seafood Marketing Campaign.

Scholarships Now Available for Seafood Business Leaders to Join National Seafood Council Task Force

The National Seafood Council Task Force, with the support from the Walton Family Foundation, is announcing the launch of a scholarship program to open up more opportunities for small- and medium-sized seafood businesses to participate in this important initiative to develop a holistic consumer marketing and education campaign. To be representative of the entire seafood supply chain, the Task Force is seeking nominations for seafood business leaders whose annual company revenue is less than $20 million.

60+ Leading Organizations Urge Congress to Support National Seafood Campaign

More than 60 leading organizations in the nation’s diverse seafood community sent a letter to Congress today to support a comprehensive, nationwide seafood marketing and public education campaign as recommended by NOAA’s Marine Fisheries Advisory Council (MAFAC) in July 2020.

National Seafood Council Advanced by NOAA Advisory Committee

September 3, 2020 Laine Welch, Alaska Fish Radio

Reviving a dormant National Seafood Council is gaining steam among industry members, especially as Covid-19 upends markets.