Education Conference

Training & Education from Industry Experts

The IBEX Education Conference brings the entire recreational boating industry together with technical seminars, in-depth training, workshops, and product demos. Our partnership with marine trade organizations significantly strengthens the industry’s knowledge base and ability to innovate. Attendees may attend all or part of this one-of-a-kind education program.

IBEX Pre-Conference Sessions

Pre-Conference Sessions

Hosted by IBEX exhibitors and industry associations, the Pre-Conference Sessions offer in-depth subject matter and hands-on training in full and half day formats. These sessions allow you and your team to explore relevant topic areas for extended, focused training the day before the exhibit halls open. Join us on Monday, September 30!
Pre-Conference Sessions

Seminar Series

The Seminar Series offers fundamental skills to cutting-edge advanced training for the boatbuilding, design, and repair industry. Brought to you by IBEX and working alongside the show’s education partners Professional BoatBuilder magazine, ABYC, NMEA, and IBEX co-owner NMMA, the IBEX Seminar Series is available in nine tracks.
Seminar Series

IBEX Seminar Series - Nigel Calder Seminar

IBEX Tech Talk Workshops

Tech Talks

Tech Talk Workshops are free, exhibitor product demo presentations of the newest technology in the industry. A new exhibitor goes live in the Tech Talk Theater at the top of every hour each day of IBEX.

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Tech Talks

Education Conference Pricing & CEUs

Education ConferenceRegular RateEarly Bird Pricing (ends 8/30)
Seminar Series — FlexPass (includes 8 seminars)$510$450
Seminar Series — 3 Pack$215$190
Seminar Series — Single Seminar$80$70
Pre-Conference SessionsPrices VaryPrices Vary
Tech Talk Workshops (registration not required)FREE!FREE!
General Session: Avoiding Contradictions in Technology$25N/A
Pathways to Propulsion Decarbonization for the Recreational Marine IndustryFREE!FREE!
Visionary Leadership: The Driving Force behind the Marine Industry’s Small and Medium Sized Businesses (includes lunch)$70N/A

The IBEX Education Conference is available in nine tracks:

  • Construction Methods & Materials
  • Design & Engineering
  • Emerging Topics
  • Management Policy
  • Marina and Boatyard Operations
  • Marine Electrical Systems
  • Marine Onboard Systems
  • Survey and Repair
  • Sustainability

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

CEUs are available for paid and verified participation at IBEX seminars. IBEX offers 1 CEU per 1 hour of training within the Seminar Series. For instance, a participant who attends a 90-minute seminar receives 1.5 CEU for that seminar.  Professional development credits for the Pre-Conference Sessions are at the discretion of the sponsoring organization.

CEU certificates are available one week following the IBEX event. You will receive email notice when your certificate is available to download.

On-Demand Education

Browse the on-demand library of past IBEX seminars and webinars for education that fits your schedule.

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On-Demand Education

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Anchor Exhibitors

Patrick Industries
Cartesius Industrial Solutions