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Registration Info, 2024
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IBC ’24 Hawai’i is a 6-day, 7-night boutique beachcombing conference held on the Big Island in two summer sessions: July 18-24 and August 15-21. Conference central will be at Kamuela Inn where participants can book at an IBC discount. Breakfast is included. 

Wedged in between the Welcome Reception and the Farewell Dinner will be six days of tutorials, field trips, museum visits, island exploration and beachcombing, beachcombing and more beachcombing.

BC ‘ 24 Conference fees are $1595 ($1495 for IBC Alum who book by March 1, 2024 for the July session and by April 1, 2024 for the August session). 

Fees include: 
  • 6 days of beachcomb expeditions and/or Big Island explorations.
  • Tutorials & Beach Treasure ID Workshops
  • Beach treasure swap table, beach “goody” bag, and a coastal arts workshop
  • Museum and national park fees
  • Catered Wine & Cheese Welcome Reception
  • Catered farewell dinner, 3 restaurant lunches, & field trip snacks on all-day adventures 

(Note: Lodging, Airfare and some Meals are not included in the Conference fees.)

You are responsible for:
  • Getting to and from the conference.
  • Dinners and Lunches on days not provided.
  • Breakfast if you choose not to stay at Kamuela Inn.
  • Beachcomb gear, medications, sunblock, reusable water bottle, etc.
  • Any miscellaneous expenses. 
  • Rental car is optional.

Download and Fill out the registration form. Payment and Mailing Directions are included on the form.

Installment Plan: If it is helpful for you to pay the conference fee in installments, please contact us to set up an installment plan.