After a two-year hiatus, the 41st edition of the International WorkBoat Show returned to New Orleans last December.

This year, the 42nd edition will be held Nov. 30-Dec. 2, returning to the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. The show will feature hundreds of exhibitors that will showcase thousands of products and services to an estimated 12,000 attendees.

Once again, WorkBoat magazine will present the WorkBoat Think Tank program, at no additional cost to attendees or exhibitors.

Also, on the first day of the show, the 2022 Boat of the Year will be announced.

As in previous years, the Think Tank will feature topical discussions led by WorkBoat editors and industry leaders. Sessions that will be offered include the “State of the Inland Waterways,” “Workforce Development: Recruiting, Training & Retention in the Maritime Industry,” and “Building the Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Cutter.”  

On Thursday, Dec. 1, WorkBoat’s Annual Offshore Wind Breakfast will kick off the day at 8 a.m. The breakfast will be followed by a full day of Think Tank sessions, including “WorkBoat's Significant Boats.”

On Friday, “Government Maritime Acquisition Day” will feature sessions led by the Navy, Coast Guard and Army.”

On Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 30-Dec. 1, the show is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. On Friday, Dec. 2, show hours are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For more information on the show, contact 800-454-3007, email: [email protected], or go to

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