ABBRA – American Boat Builders & Repairers Association

2018 Meeting and Symposium Agenda


— ABBRA Annual Meeting & Symposium —

30th & 31st January 2018

The ABBRA Annual Meeting & Symposium focuses on the issues that affect boat builders, boat repair, boat service, service companies, and associated businesses. It is an opportunity to build relationships with other professionals that share common interests and challenges.


New Orleans


A day to focus on some of the most important issues that are critical for the growth of boatyard and boat-building businesses, preceded the night before by ABBRA’s Annual Meeting and reception, Awards ceremony, and Certified Marine Service Managers certification.


This conference is for owners, operators, and managers of boat building, boat repair, boat service, and associated businesses. It is designed to promote professionalism in our industry, inspire you to consider necessary changes to improve productivity, and determine what you can do today that will have a positive impact on the future results of your business.

Tuesday 30th January, 2017 – 5 pm to 8 pm

Annual Meeting, ABBRA Awards, Marine Service Managers Awards and Cocktail Party

Wednesday 31st January, 2017 – 8 am to 5 pm

Day-Long Symposium


Early Bird Registration is now available through October 31st, 2017. If you have any questions, please email or call the ABBRA office at 401-236-2466.