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Have a question about IBWSS? Below are frequently asked questions. Can’t find your answer? You can contact the National Safe Boating Council at (703) 361-4294 or

What is the International Boating and Water Safety Summit?

The International Boating and Water Safety Summit is a global networking and education opportunity for anyone involved in boating and water safety.

When and where will the 2021 IBWSS be held?

The 24th annual International Boating and Water Safety Summit has gone virtual – enjoy from the comfort of your home or office from May 17-19, 2021. Participate in daily sessions from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. EDT, or enjoy recorded sessions at your own pace.

How much does it cost to attend IBWSS?

The 2021 IBWSS has gone virtual – and individual registration is FREE! There are also paid exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities.

What does the IBWSS registration include?

Access to all sessions and exhibit hall during and after the conference! Attendees will also receive an IBWSS box after the conference with commemorative items.

Where can I find the IBWSS program agenda?

On any webpage, go to the menu and select Programs, then find the program in the dropdown menu. Or, go directly to the 2021 Program.

I’m interested in being an exhibitor. Where can I find more information and register as an exhibitor?

Find more information about exhibiting at the 2021 IBWSS on the Exhibit page.

Where can I learn more about the IBWSS Communication Awards?

Accepting entries through February 15, 2021. Learn more.
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