The International Boating and Water Safety Summit, proudly presented by the National Safe Boating Council in partnership with the U.S. Coast Guard, is more than a conference—it’s a collaborative movement to save lives around the world.
With its focus on thought leadership, collaboration, and industry excellence, this international summit attracts leaders in recreational boating safety from around the world.
Join us for the 27th annual International Boating and Water Safety Summit from April 8-11, 2024 in Albuquerque, NM.
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.