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ABBRA Boatyard Business Conference

  • 16 Jan 2013
  • 4:00 PM
  • 18 Jan 2013
  • 3:00 PM
  • B Ocean Hotel - Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL


  • Only spouses and/or partners not working at marine business will be considered guests.
  • Not currently a member of ABBRA? Please contact us for a special offer on your Membership Dues for Boatyard Business Conference attendees.

Log In with your ABBRA User Name (your email address) and password to register for the Conference at the Member Rate. To pay by credit card you will be redirected to Pay Pal. You do not need to have a Pay Pal account. Click on "Don't Have a Pay Pal Account?" to complete the payment process.


Registration on site will open at 4:00pm on Wednesday, January 16th.

The ABBRA Boatyard Business Conference will focus on the operational, legislative, workforce, and technical business issues critical in day-to-day management of boatyards and marine service facilities today while also considering a vision for the future. The theme of the event is “Sustainability & Growth of the Traditional Boatyard in a New Global Marketplace”This conference is unique and builds on the success of the ABBRA 2011 Summer Symposium format. The ABBRA conference will be completely focused on the business of running a boatyard whether a boatbuilding, boat repair, service/maintainence or  refit facility.

The Conference Hotel is the beautiful oceanfront B Ocean Hotel on Fort Lauderdale Beach, Florida. This recently remodeled and upgraded boutique hotel boasts breathtaking ocean views from each room, excellent restaurants on property and is walking distance from the beach and other popular local venues. The Conference Attendee rate at B Ocean Hotel is $169 per night including breakfast. The Conference Registration Fee includes access to Conference sessions, the cocktail reception, two lunch meetings and the Thursday night dinner meeting.

Cancellation/Refund Policy
Conference Registration is non-refundable after December 31, 2012.  Cancellations after that date will not be refunded.  If you are also booking a hotel, reservations must be made through the official conference reservation website, and may be cancelled up to 72 hours prior to arrival. The website link is provided after completing registration for the conference.

For more information call the ABBRA office at 954-654-7821 or send an email to

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