Request for Proposals: IBWSS

Due: October 30, 2020

Project Description

The National Safe Boating Council’s (NSBC) International Boating and Water Safety Summit is a global networking and education opportunity for anyone involved in boating and water safety. Due to COVID-19, the 2021 conference will be held virtually. This new format will mark IBWSS’ 24th year with “Partnerships for Progress” – a close look at how recreational boating and water safety communities collaborate to save lives around the world. IBWSS is partially produced under a grant from the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund, administered by the U.S. Coast Guard.

The NSBC is seeking a skilled marketers and video production services to bring to life a conference experience in a virtual format. The goal is to provide engaging general and breakout sessions as many are experiencing “Zoom fatigue.” The target audience includes boating and water safety advocates around the world, such as first responders, departments of natural resources, park services, volunteers, families, and more. All program materials, including but not limited to the logo, website, videos, quizzes, are the exclusive property of the NSBC.

Submission Information

Please provide an overview of services and estimate to Peg Phillips, executive director, National Safe Boating Council, 703-361-4294,, by close of business on October 30. Any questions must be received by end of day on October 15. The National Safe Boating Council reserves the right to dismiss a project bid for any reason.