Frequently Asked Questions

When is the 2014 Summit?

April 14-17, 2014

Where will the Summit be held?

The 2014 Summit will be held at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. Please check back in the near future to receive information on how to book your hotel room with the special Summit room rate.

What is the International Boating and Water Safety Summit?

The Summit is the premier boating and water safety education and training conference. The Summit serves as the national forum to implement the Strategic Plan & Strategic Plan Report of the National Recreational Boating Safety (RBS) Program.

What is the Program Schedule for the 2014 Summit?

Click Here to see the Schedule.

I’m interested in exhibiting at the Summit. Where can I register?

Exhibitor Information

Where can I register to attend the Summit?

How to Register

Is there any financial support to attend the Summit?

Yes – the Summit may be able to cover your registration cost to the 2014 Summit. To apply for the scholarship, complete the application and return by December 31, 2013. The Scholarship Application will be posted on in the near future.

I still have questions and I’d like to speak to someone on the phone or send an email.

You can contact the National Safe Boating Council at (703) 361-4294 or or the National Water Safety Congress at (502) 352-8771 or


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April 14-17, 2014

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Renaissance Nashville Hotel

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