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Conferences and Events

Upcoming National Events

IBEX 2024

1-3 OCTOBER, 2024 | Tampa, FL


If you build, design, service, or sell boats or marine products, IBEX is your must-attend marine industry event. North America’s leading technical boat-building showcase, IBEX delivers a unique forum where the marine industry can do business, share ideas, and accelerate new product development. Don’t miss the opportunity to do business with the entire marine industry.


Join Industry Peers in Tampa for the SNAME Pre-Conference Session at IBEX: Design of Electric & Hybrid Propulsion Systems for Small Craft—Expanded Course. To learn more and register click here.

SNAME Maritime Convention (SMC) 2024

14-16 OCTOBER, 2024 | Norfolk, VA



Celebrating our 131th year, we invite you to join us in Norfolk for our premier event, the SNAME Maritime Convention.

Attend SMC for technical presentations, panels, and continuing education sessions. Network with peers from all over the world. Learn about new companies and technologies by visiting our exhibitors. 

SNAME is an internationally recognized society of individual members serving the maritime and offshore industries and their suppliers. 

SNAME Power Boat Symposium 2024

14 OCTOBER, 2024 | Norfolk, VA



The SNAME Technical and Research Program in cooperation with the Hampton Roads, Virginia Section of SNAME will host the Sixth Power Boat Symposium on Monday, October 14, just before the start of SMC 2024 in Norfolk, Virginia. It will be held at the same venue, the Hilton Norfolk The Main.

International WorkBoat Show

12-14 NOVEMBER, 2024 | New Orleans, LA


This International WorkBoat Show, Nov. 12-14 in New Orleans. defines and showcases the global workboat industry, with a new tie-in to subsurface technology and systems via the co-located event Underwater Intervention.  It draws the power buyers and global influencers and sets the pace for the industry.  12,000+ delegates from 6 continents will attend in 2024 and see an enhanced focus from 1,000 exhibitors on technology applied to the commercial marine and subsea industries.