Boating access conference heads north to Duluth

The States Organization for Boating Access (SOBA) will hold its 2018 Annual Boating Access Conference from Sept. 24-27 in Duluth, Minn.

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is the host for SOBA’s 2018 conference.

The host team will highlight challenges with developing and maintaining boating access and will provide the opportunity to showcase products, services, and solutions designed to meet those challenges.

What: SOBA’s 2018 Annual Boating Access Conference, Access is the Bridge to Superior Water Recreation Experiences

When: Monday, Sept. 24 – Thursday, Sept. 27

Where: Duluth, Minnesota | The Holiday Inn & Suites Duluth, Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC)



The theme for this year’s conference is, “Access is the Bridge to Superior Water Recreation Experiences,” which was chosen to reflect how important access is for enjoying the water.

Lake Superior, one of the world’s largest freshwater lakes and the greatest of the great lakes, will provide a stunning backdrop for the conference.

The Boating Access Site Visit will tour five boating access sites on Thursday, Sept. 27. Please monitor the SOBA Conference Website for a preview of the boating access tour and the latest agenda.

For more information, please contact SOBA’s Executive Director Libby Yranski at

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