Oceans span the globe - does your Marine Technology business? Keep your company growing by devising or expanding your international export strategy. The U.S. Department of Commerce Commercial Service’s Marine Technology team can assist your company take advantage of worldwide sales opportunities.
You can find international market research, business leads, and promotional events tailored to marine technology companies below listed by the key subsectors covered by our Team:
Your company can tap a world-wide network of Commercial Specialists to help advance your international business development plans including:
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Specific Upcoming Events include:
Free European Ports and Logistics and SITL Webinar – Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 1pm EST SITL is a three-day exhibition in Paris, France from March 31 - April 2, 2015. This year’s SITL show focuses specifically on industrial logistics, distribution logistics, and overseas logistics. Other featured topics include urban logistics, e-commerce logistics, major logistics, green logistics, controlled temperature logistics, reverse logistics, and after sales logistics. This webinar is an excellent opportunity to learn about current trends in the European logistics market, as well as additional information on the SITL show in Paris. The webinar features a presentation from Russ Adise of the Department of Commerce who will discuss market trends, issues, opportunities, and challenges relating to the European transportation and logistics market. Dan Muller, Global Product Manager at Applied Materials will also explain his experiences at prior SITL shows. Click to register - https://emenuapps.ita.doc.gov/ePublic/event/editWebReg.do?SmartCode=5Q3T or contact Maryanne.Burke@trade.gov.
Discover Global Markets Conference: Sustainable Solutions – Santa Clara, CA February 9-11, 2015 The U.S. Commercial Service, in cooperation with NASA, will host a dynamic, three-day business forum in Silicon Valley focused on opportunities for U.S. companies to meet global demand for sustainable solutions. This dynamic conference will focus on the link between advanced research and innovation, global business and planetary sustainability. Countries worldwide are implementing business practices and standards to conserve energy, preserve clean air and water, and use land more effectively. U.S. companies can participate in these changes by offering world-class technologies, services and products. Visit www.export.gov/california/sustainablesolutions/ for more information.
Miami International Boat Show – Miami, FL – February 12-16, 2015
The Miami International Boat Show showcases powerboats, sailboats, marine electronics, and services. This large event provides attendees with opportunities to compare latest models, and features clinics, seminars, and hands-on boating opportunities. This is a U.S. Department of Commerce International Buyer’s Program event, which will bring delegations of foreign buyers to the show for introductions and matchmaking. Contact Dan Bjerk at email@example.com for additional details.
Cartagena International Boat Show – Cartagena, Colombia March 21-23, 2015 The Cartagena International Boat Show showcases local and international maritime exhibitors. Exhibits will feature boats displayed in water or on ground, and include boats, yachts, sailboats, and other recreational marine vehicles. CIBS will have a USA pavilion featuring 20 U.S. exhibitors, sponsored by the National Marine Manufacturer’s Association. The Colombian Ministry of Trade, Industry & Tourism recently prioritized development of Nautical Tourism in Colombia, to meet growing demand of the nautical tourism industry. This is an important time to engage in the market. For further information, please visit http://www.easyfairs.com/events_216/cartagena-international-boat-show-2015_58851/cartagena-international-boat-show-2015_58852/
China International Boat Show – Shanghai, China – April 9-12, 2015
The China International Boat Show or CIBS is the top Asian boat exhibition. CIBS showcases current trends in the boating industry through their industry seminars offered throughout the show. Exhibits vary across boating sectors and include boats, maritime products and services, lifestyle and luxury accessories, and leisure and sports. The U.S. Department of Commerce has given CIBS a trade show certificate. For additional information, please visit http://www.boatshowchina.cn/en-us/Home
Ocean Business – Southampton, UK April 15-16, 2015
The Ocean Business Conference is an international conference of the latest oceanic technology and fosters business relationships between marine technology suppliers and service providers. The conference includes hands-on educational programs, as well as a technical conference on offshore surveying, known as Offshore Survey. Ocean Business Conference provides a unique opportunity for attendees to test different technologies in multiple environments – such as classrooms, testing facilities, docks, and the sea. At the conference, there will be over 300 exhibitors from 21 countries from the oceanographic, maritime defense, environmental monitoring, pollution control, ports, renewable energy, and maritime engineering sectors. For more information, please visit www.oceanbusiness.com
Oceans Italy – Genova, May 18-21, 2015 A unique opportunity to showcase your latest research results, products and prototypes, and to establish relations and promote networking with fellow researchers in the oceanic engineering and marine technology field. The topic of this year’s conference is “Discovering Sustainable Ocean Energy for a New World”. For speakers and agenda, see http://oceans15mtsieeegenova.org/index.cfm. Nor-Shipping 2015 – Oslo, Norway June 2-5, 2015 Held biannually, Nor-Shipping is one of Europe’s leading maritime trade fairs and a U.S. Department of Commerce Certified Trade Fair. It attracts top buyers including senior management, ship owners and operators, shipyard operators, port authority management, maritime organizations, maritime journalists and technical personnel in shipping, shipbuilding and management companies. USA Pavilion exhibitors will receive the support of U.S. Commercial Service in Norway, which will include B2B introductions and matchmaking services, market intelligence and a networking reception. Exhibition product categories cover virtually all technology and services for shipbuilding, ship repair and ship operation. For details, see http://messe.no/en/nor-shipping/.
Oceans 2015 – Washington, DC October 19-22, 2015
The annual OCEANS North America conference and exhibition, jointly sponsored by the Marine Technology Society (MTS) and the IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society (OES), rotates among locations with significant maritime communities. October 19-22, 2015, the event will once again be located in the Washington, DC area at the Gaylord Convention Center on National Harbor. It expects to attract over 3,000 attendees and will feature over 500 technical presentations and workshops. The exhibition will showcase the latest equipment, products and services in up to 200 commercial and informational exhibits. “Sea Change: Dive into Opportunity,” was selected as the conference theme to focus on the opportunities related to economic challenges and oceanic changes and the ability to mitigate and adapt to these changes with the application of the best research, technological developments and policy decisions. For more details visit: http://www.oceans15mtsieeewashington.org/
Oceanology International - Shanghai, China November 3-5, 2015
Oceanology International China, held annually in Shanghai for the last 2 years has tapped into this significant and expanding marine science and ocean technology community. A USA Pavilion will be offered with value added services for U.S. exhibitors. For exhibition details, please visit www.oceanologyinternational.com/china and to participate, contact: Ray Filbert at Reed Exhibitions, firstname.lastname@example.org
|Oceanology International -- China 2013 -- Computer Software, Electronic Components, Environmental Technologies, Laboratory Scientific Instruments, Oil/Gas/Mineral Prod/Explor Serv., Port/Shipbuilding Eq., Renewable Energy Eq., Security/Safety Eq., Telecommunications Eq., Water Resources Eq./Services|
U.S. companies involved in the marine technology and ocean science community should consider exhibiting in Oceanology International – China 2013, which will be held September 3-5, 2013, at INTEX in Shanghai, China. Held for the first time in China, Oceanology International – China 2013 will be the only forum in Asia where industry, academia and government share knowledge and connect with the marine technology and ocean science community, improving their strategies for measuring, exploiting, protecting and operating in the world's oceans. Oceanology International – China 2013 will provide the opportunity to capitalize on China's rapidly growing offshore energy and marine industries.
China's most recent five-year plan was the first to include a dedicated chapter on marine development, highlighting the country's intent to explore its vast marine potential. In its latest budget, the Chinese Government has boosted funding for oceanography, particularly in exploration, research and deep-sea technologies. Oceanology International – China 2013 will hold concurrent conferences on Developing Marine Energy Research, with a focus on the latest technologies and services for developing marine renewable energy, and Marine-Based Aquaculture, with a focus on sustainability.
Join the more than 150 exhibitors which will showcase, meet and find business opportunities with professionals and decision-makers in China's ocean sector at Oceanology International—China 2013. Exhibiting will be manufactures and service providers in the following product sectors:
Marine Component & Equipment Manufacturers:
• Echo Sounders;
• Sensors such as electro-mechanical, vibration monitoring and remote sensing;
• Tide Gauges;
• Hydrological Instruments;
• Magnets & Magnetometers;
• Meters & Metering Systems;
• Navigation Devices;
• Sampling Devices;
• Communication Devices; and
• Platforms such as AUV, ROV, Buoys.
Marine Service Providers:
• Physical Oceanography;
• Chemical Oceanography;
• Biological Oceanography;
• Geophysics & Geotechnics;
• Hydrographic Survey;
• Navigation & Positing;
• Communications; and Diving.
Marine Full Service Contractors:
• Offshore Contractor;
• Defense Integrator;
• Subsea Engineering; and
|Deborah Semb, Trade Event Programs|
Senior International Trade Specialist
|Vivien Bao, Shanghai|
|Alex Goodman, Reed Exhibitions Ltd.|
|Ricardo Pelaez, Lima|
Senior Commercial Officer
Phone: (51 1) 618-2440