Frequently Asked Questions

When is the 2015 International Boating and Water Safety Summit (IBWSS)?

March 29 - April 1, 2015

Where will the IBWSS be held?

The 2015 IBWSS  will be held at the Grand Sandestin in Destin, Florida (9500 Grand Sandestin Blvd., Miramar Beach, FL, 32550). Please check back in the near future to receive information on how to book your hotel room with the special IBWSS room rate.

What is the International Boating and Water Safety Summit?

The IBWSS is the premier boating and water safety education and training conference. The IBWSS 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 2015 IBWSS?

Please check back in the near future. Once the 2015 Program Schedule is available, we will update this section.

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

Exhibitor Information

Where can I register to attend the IBWSS?

How to Register

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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March 29 - April 1, 2015

IBWSS 2015

Grand Sandestin Hotel

Sandestin, FL