Global Event for Boating and Water Safety Advocates
Join us from April 16-19, 2023 in Little Rock, Arkansas.
NETWORK: The International Boating and Water Safety Summit celebrates how recreational boating and water safety communities collaborate to save lives around the world.
LEARN: Attendees will be challenged, build partnerships, and gather ideas to take back into our communities around the world.
EARN CEUs: IBWSS offers the opportunity to earn continuing education units. The National Safe Boating Council, host of the International Boating and Water Safety Summit, is a Certified Recreational Boating Professional (CRBP) Approved Course Provider, supporting the voluntary credential for recreational boating professionals developed by NASBLA.
AWARDS: Shine the spotlight on the creative ways you’re communicating with the public about safety on and in the water. The IBWSS Communication Awards showcases outstanding outreach efforts of organizations, agencies, and groups who advocate for boating and water safety. Apply.
How to Attend
REGISTER: All individuals must register for all-access to sessions and networking opportunities at the International Boating and Water Safety Summit. Cost is $250 USD. This includes breakfast on 4/17, 4/18, and 4/19; lunch on 4/17 and 4/18; and an evening reception. Register.
BOOK HOTEL: All attendees are responsible for booking their hotel for the International Boating and Water Safety Summit. Book your stay at the Embassy Suite Little Rock with the group discounted rate.
PLAN TRAVEL: All attendees are responsible for their own transportation to/from the International Boating and Water Safety Summit. Learn about travel options >>
Brought to You By
The U.S. Coast Guard Office of Boating Safety is dedicated to reducing loss of life, injuries and property damage that occurs on U.S. Waterways by improving the knowledge, skill and abilities of recreational boaters. www.uscgboating.org
Founded in 1958, the National Safe Boating Council (NSBC) serves as a national catalyst for developing a safe boating culture by providing educational resources, outreach programming, and training opportunities for industry partners and the boating community to influence safe, secure, and responsible boating. www.safeboatingcouncil.org