Have a question about IBWSS? Below are frequently asked questions. Can’t find your answer? You can contact the National Safe Boating Council at IBWSS@safeboatingcouncil.org.
The International Boating and Water Safety Summit is a global networking and education opportunity for anyone involved in boating and water safety.
The 26th annual International Boating and Water Safety Summit will be in Little Rock, Arkansas from April 16-19, 2023 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Little Rock.
All individuals must register for all-access to sessions and networking opportunities at the International Boating and Water Safety Summit. Cost is $250 USD. *Includes daily breakfast, lunch on Monday and Tuesday, evening reception, and all sessions (*breakfast is only included for hotel guests at the Embassy Suites). Register.
An attendee may receive a full registration refund if needed, however travel arrangements (including hotel) are your responsibility to cancel. A request for a refund of registration must be made in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yes, all attendees (including speakers and sponsors) are responsible for their own travel and hotel. The host hotel provides a discounted rate for IBWSS attendees of $96/per night. Book hotel.
Access to all sessions and networking opportunities during the conference, including a registration badge.
On IBWSS.org, go to the menu and select Programs, then find the program in the dropdown menu.
Sponsoring IBWSS is a great way to showcase your organization before a global audience. For more information, please visit the Sponsors page.
The International Boating and Water Safety Summit will provide a unique opportunity for exhibitors with a tabletop display. This will provide the most foot-traffic for exhibitors and allow you to enjoy the conference. For more information, please visit the Sponsors page.
- Sunday Opening Ceremony and Reception: Formal or Business
- Monday Sessions: Casual
- Tuesday Sessions: Casual
- Wednesday Seminar Sessions: Casual
On IBWSS.org, go to the menu and select Awards.
The first International Boating and Water Safety Summit was hosted in San Diego, CA in 1997. 2022 is the 25th anniversary of IBWSS. Learn more about Past Conferences.