Global Event for Boating and Water Safety Advocates
Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the International Boating and Water Safety Summit in Washington, D.C. from March 13-16, 2022 at the Hyatt Regency Dulles. From engaging keynotes and breakout sessions to professional development and from the latest in boating and water safety to networking opportunities – share your passion for boating and water safety with others around the world at #IBWSS22.
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 $350 USD.
BOOK HOTEL: All attendees are responsible for booking their hotel for the International Boating and Water Safety Summit. Book your stay with the group discounted rate at the Hyatt Regency Dulles >>
PLAN TRAVEL: All attendees are responsible for their own transportation to/from the International Boating and Water Safety Summit. Learn about airport, shuttle, metro, and other travel options >>
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