ABBRA – American Boat Builders & Repairers Association

2018 Conference Registration

— Annual Meeting & Symposium —

30th & 31st January 2018

Welcome to the Annual Conference & Symposium registration page.

Early Bird Registration discount rates are available through 10/31/17:

Member Category  Early Bird discount
thru 10/31
 Regular rate
after 10/31
 Member- Both Days  $157.50  $175
 Spouse/Partner- Both Days  $103.50  $115
 Spouse/Partner- Reception Only  $60  $60
 Non-Member – Both Days  $193.50  $215


To register for the conference, click the “REGISTER HERE” button below. If you are unsure if you are an ABBRA member, please contact the ABBRA office at 401.236.2466. All member registrations will be verified.

When your registration is complete you will receive an email confirmation. Further details regarding the Annual Meeting and Symposium will be e-mailed closer to the event.


Hampton Inn and Suites New Orleans Convention Center

1201 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70130

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

New Orleans, LA 70130



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

Symposium Topics




If you have any questions, please ring the ABBRA office on 401.236.2466 or e-mail: