ABBRA – American Boat Builders & Repairers Association


Event Archive

  • Sep 14

    Super Session at IBEX 2015

    ABBRA, Proboat, MITEC, Maine Marine Trades Association (MMTA), and Rhode Island Marine Trades Association (RIMTA) have produced a day long Super Session to be held on Sept. 14th at IBEX to help inform recreational marine industry employers about their options for hiring, training and upskilling technically skilled workers. As a marine industry employer, we hope […]

    Starts: September 14

    Address: Kentucky Exposition Center
    Louisville, KY

  • May 11

    American Boating Congress 2015

    We need you in Washington D.C. The American Boating Congress is a comprehensive legislative conference that brings together recreational boating industry leaders to formulate public policy and present a unified front on issues that impact marine businesses. Learn how to grow your business in the current economy. Discover how current state and federal regulatory issues […]

    Starts: May 11

    Ends: May 13

    Address: Renaissance Washington, D.C.
    999 Ninth Street NW
    Washington, DC 20001

  • Jan 21

    2015 Boatyard Business Conference

    The 2015 Boatyard Business Conference date is January 21 – 23 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida at the beautiful Hyatt Regency Pier 66 Resort and currently our discussions on the theme and topics are centered around areas of interest such as the steadily increasing and more stable marine economic environment, the role and value of customer […]

    Starts: January 21

    Ends: January 23

    Address: Hyatt Regency Pier 66
    2301 SE 17th Street Causeway
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

  • Dec 11

    International Superyacht Coatings Conference

    The International Superyacht Coatings Conference (ISCC) is a prominent business-to-business event organised by Amsterdam RAI in association with ICOMIA and the Superyacht Builders Association (SYBAss). Specialising in superyacht coating processes and related rules and legislation, ISCC is much more than a conference and networking event – delegates will be encouraged to participate and contribute, not […]

    Starts: December 11

    Ends: December 12

    Address: Amsterdam RAI Convention Centre
    Europaplein 22, 1078 GZ Amsterdam
    The Netherlands

  • Nov 01

    ABBRA’s Business Leader Reception – SE Region

    ABBRA and MIASF members in the Southeast region are invited to our second Business Leader Reception!  Join us on Saturday, November 1st at 8:00am aboard the MIASF AquaLounge at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show for a breakfast meeting and networking with your fellow members and hear from President and CEO of Viking Yachts, Pat Healey […]

    Starts: November 01

    Ends: November 01

  • Sep 30

    IBEX 2014

    The International Boatbuilders’ Exhibition and Conference is scheduled for September 30-October 2, 2014, in Tampa, Florida.  ABBRA is presenting four educational sessions during the conference,  three super sessions the day before the conference, and will be at Booth 537 in the Compliance, Standards, and Education Pavilion.  Be sure to sign up early for our sessions […]

    Starts: September 30

    Ends: October 02

    Address: Tampa Convention Center

  • Sep 29

    ABBRA MEOT Courses at IBEX 2014

    MARINE STRADDLELIFT SAFETY TRAINING COURSE & MARINE FORKLIFT SAFETY TRAINING COURSE Produced and Instructed by Dennis Morgan, Universal Safety Training Safe and effective equipment operation is essential for boat builders, repairers, service operators, dealerships, and marinas that rely on straddlelifts and forklifts for their moving operations. Topics to be addressed in this classroom training include: • OSHA requirements • Operator […]

    Starts: September 29

    Ends: September 29

  • Sep 29

    ABBRA Boatyard Study Tour at IBEX 2014

    The ABBRA Boatyard Study Tour provides participants with a unique opportunity for an in-depth and behind the scenes look at the operations of (3-4) different types of boatyards in the  Tampa/St. Petersburg area. The day ends with a facilitated roundtable discussion and SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats) analysis of each facility. The analysis will […]

    Starts: September 29

    Ends: September 29

  • Sep 25

    ABBRA & ABYC Webinar: Increasing Efficiency & Decreasing Costs with Vibration Analysis

    When: 9/25/14 1:00pm – 2:30pm Eastern Where: Online…In Your Office or In Your Home Presenter: Rich Merhige, President, Advanced Mechanical Enterprises Cost: $89.95 for ABBRA/ABYC Members or $125 for Non-Members (Webinar cost includes unlimited viewing of the webinar for 30 days after) Click Here to Register for the Webinar About the Webinar: In this Webinar, attendees will […]

    Starts: September 25

  • Jul 14

    ABBRA Business Leader Reception – NE Region

    ABBRA members in the Northeast region are invited to our first ever Business Leader Reception! Join us on Monday, July 14th at 5:30pm at Hemenway’s Restaurant in Providence, RI for an evening of networking with your fellow ABBRA members and hear from Founder and Chairman/CEO of Brewer Yacht Yards, Jack Brewer on his vision and achievements throughout the years and his […]

    Starts: July 14

    Ends: July 14

    Address: Hemenway’s Seafood Grill & Oyster Bar
    121 South Main Street, Providence, RI 02903