This May, blue food is firmly on the agenda

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This May, blue food is firmly on the agenda

Our round-up of some of the key events for aquaculture and seafood industry professionals taking place during May 2024.

May 2024 has some pivotal events lined up for the aquaculture and seafood industry, spotlighting innovations, sustainability, and global market trends around the world.

Here's WeAreAquaculture's round-up of the key trade shows and meetings to look out for this month!

HavExpo (6 - 8 May, Bergen, Norway)

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HavExpo logo.

Billed as Norway's most exciting meeting place for the fisheries and aquaculture industry, HavExpo is a new 3-day international trade fair. Running over three days, the event is intended to showcase the marine industries in a quick and informative way, and will be accompanied by over 100 lectures and seminars.

More information is available here.

Aquaculture UK (14-15 May, Aviemore, Scotland)

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Aquaculture UK logo.

The annual trade event Aquaculture UK is the UK's largest aquaculture conference and exhibition, bringing together industry professionals to discuss advances in fish farming technology and sustainability practices.

Featuring an exhibition of more than 200 leading aquaculture suppliers, the event also includes a wide-ranging conference program as well as the coveted annual Aquaculture Awards, celebrating projects, businesses and individuals making an exceptional contribution to the global aquaculture community.

More details can be found here.

Seafood Expo Eurasia (15-17 May, Istanbul, Turkey)

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Seafood Expo Eurasia logo.

A prominent trade event connecting seafood professionals from around the world, Seafood Expo Eurasia enables participants to explore new products and market trends, in addition to plenty of networking opportunities.

Aimed at bringing fresh thinking towards the world fisheries and seafood community, the exhibition will unite fishery, aquaculture, processing, shipbuilding, logistic & packaging companies - uniting participants from Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America within one place.

More information is available here.

Blue Food Innovation Summit (21-22 May, London)

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The Blue Food Innovation Summit logo.

Taking place in central London, The Blue Food Innovation Summit focuses on sustainable innovations in the aquatic food sector, including alternative seafood and novel feed ingredients, bringing together a community of over 350 ocean and blue food pioneers.

This year's event features over 90 top-flight "blue economy" speakers, including Salmon Evolution CEO Trond Håkon Schaug-Pettersen, Aqua-Spark co-founder Amy Novogratz, Sustainable Shrimp Partnership Director Pamela Nath and The Kingfish Company founder Ohad Maiman.

More details can be found via this link.

European Maritime Day (30-31 May, Svendborg, Denmark)

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The European Maritime Day (EMD).

The European Maritime Day (EMD) is the annual two-day event during which Europe’s maritime community meet to network, discuss and outline joint action on maritime affairs and sustainable blue economy.

This year's event features a large number of inspirational speakers, thematic sessions, stakeholder workshops and pitch sessions organised by stakeholders and the European Commission. The EMD targets professionals from businesses, governments, public institutions, NGOs and academia as well as EU citizens interested in the Sea.

The EMD 2024 is being organised by the European Commission, the Municipality of Svendborg and the Danish Maritime Authority. More information is available here.

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