ABBRA symposium set for August

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The American Boat Builders & Repairers Association will host its inaugural Summer Symposium networking and social event Aug. 3-4 at the OceanCliff Hotel in Newport, R.I.

Open to ABBRA members and non-members, the event is geared toward boatyards, boatbuilding and repair businesses, and affiliated marine-industry partners. It will feature panel seminars from industry leaders, attendee-led roundtable discussions on current issues, and a keynote presentation. There will also be a field trip to two area boatyards to witness regional best practices firsthand.

To benefit from the early rate, register no later than June 30. Contact Jessica Slemons at (401) 247-0318.

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