2016 International WorkBoat Show

Every year, thousands of mariners from across the globe flock to New Orleans for the International WorkBoat Show. This annual event helps business owners and workers learn more about the latest trends and issues in the marine industry as well as the newest industry products and technologies.

The 2016 International WorkBoat Show is slated to take place during the first week of December. Read on to learn more about what you can expect from this year’s event.

General Details: When and Where?

2016 International WorkBoat ShowThe 2016 International WorkBoat Show will be held on November 30, December 1, and December 2 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA. The three-day conference and show will provide mariners with the industry information needed to overcome potential issues and enhance overall efficiency in the workplace.

Conference Sessions and Workshops

During this three-day event, workers and business owners in the marine industry are invited to attend a variety of lectures and workshops to learn more about the current challenges and trends in the industry.

Conference sessions and workshops are led by prominent industry experts and will focus on four areas:

  • Regulatory updates
  • Technical training
  • Business practices
  • Emerging issues

2016 International WorkBoat ShowOn top of that, the International WorkBoat Show will feature a selection of workshops designed to provide tips and best practices for running a business in the marine industry. A few notable workshops at this year’s event include “Improving Shipbuilding Safety,” “Innovative Ways to Solve Emissions Problems without Compromising Fuel Consumption,” and “Getting Your Maritime Connectivity Strategy Right – Challenges and Best Practices.

Plus, workshops and lectures specifically designed for young professionals will be available. These sessions will provide young workers and employers with the tips and information needed to help them better understand the industry to ensure success for the future.

Top industry suppliers and vendors will also be at the International WorkBoat Show. They will showcase the newest products and technologies and perform product demonstrations.

Keynote: Becoming a Better Leader

One of the most anticipated parts of the International WorkBoat Show is the keynote presentation. This year’s keynote will be delivered by Leif Babin and Jocko Willink.

Babin and Willink will discuss their experiences in the Navy and how they used practical leadership concepts and principles in combat. They’ll also focus on their concept of Extreme Ownership. Plus, they’ll teach you how to use leadership combat tactics to become a better leader and ensure success in the workplace.

The International WorkBoat Show kicks off on November 30 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. If you’re interested in learning more about the latest technologies and news in the marine industry, register to attend online now.