This seminar highlights all of the changes to the ABYC standards for the upcoming model year; these standards are the basis for the NMMA Certification program.

  • NMMA believes it is critical for its certified members to have a working knowledge of each of the applicable standards and to be kept abreast of the changes to standards that occur constantly
  • These standards and regulations are presented by leading industry professionals.
  • Manufacturers who send employees to this seminar can feel confident that their employees will gain valuable knowledge applicable to new models and to quality control of existing models. 

2018 Annual Engineering Compliance Seminar

The 2018 Compliance Seminar will be held December 10-12, 2018 at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, New Orleans, LA.

Each speaker will highlight recent changes in ABYC’s Standards and Recommended Practices for Small Craft and the Engineering Standards staff will answer questions on the NMMA Certification process.

You will have opportunity to discuss current and contemporary certification issues with your fellow boat builders, quality control engineers, NMMA staff & inspectors, and ABYC staff.

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Hotel Information

When making your reservation, please reference National Marine Manufacturers Association, Annual Compliance Seminar.

Sheraton New Orleans
500 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Room block rate:
Single: $169.00 + tax. Double: $169.00 + tax.

Click here for direct link to room reservation at seminar rate

You must make your room reservation no later than November 19, 2018 to take advantage of room-block pricing. Room availability will be extremely limited after this date. 

For questions regarding Engineering Standards or the Compliance Seminar, please contact:

Lucy Koscielniak
Certification Program Coordinator