Seafood Events

Global Outlook on Aquaculture Leadership (GOAL) Conference

Dates
October 3, 2017 to October 6, 2017
Location
Dublin, Ireland

Make your mark on greater aquaculture production and sustainability by joining the 400-plus seafood professionals from around the world who attend the GOAL conference. GOAL is a unique, once-a-year opportunity to learn, network and connect producers and suppliers to the marketplace, all in a business-friendly yet casual environment. Since its inception in 2001, GOAL has evolved into a must-attend conference for the world’s top aquaculture thought leaders.
FishChoice is not attending this year 

One-by-One Tuna Fisheries Conference

Dates
October 16, 2017 to October 17, 2017
Location
Horta, Azores

This conference will bring together global leaders involved in the one-by-one tuna sector to share best practices, discuss solutions to shared challenges, evaluate the marketing potential of the social and economic dynamics of one-by-one fisheries, and explore collaborative ways to progress the sector. This is the first time such a convening of stakeholders including fisheries, processors, suppliers, brands, retailers, governments, researchers, and NGOs has taken place in order to communicate, collaborate, and pave a way forward for one-by-one tuna fisheries.
FishChoice is speaking at this event

China Fisheries & Seafood Expo

Dates
November 1, 2017 to November 3, 2017
Location
Qingdao International Convention Center, Qingdao, China

Don’t miss China Fisheries & Seafood Expo, Asia’s largest seafood trade exhibition. Attending this event is a must for global seafood professionals looking to access and grow their business in the fastest-growing seafood marketplace in the world. China Fisheries & Seafood Expo is an excellent opportunity to develop the profitable business contacts that your company needs to grow your business in the global seafood industry.
-FishChoice is not planning on attending this year

Fish 2.0 2017 Competition

Dates
November 7, 2017 to November 8, 2017
Location
Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA

The 2017 competition is structured with two global thematic tracks and six regional tracks. Businesses compete within their track, and the best from each track come together at the Global Finals at Stanford University in November 2017. The two global thematic tracks are Transparency and Traceability, and Supply Chain Innovation. Regional workshops include Chile and Peru, South Atlantic and Gulf Coast Shellfish, Southeast Asia, the U.S. West Coast, Pacific, and New England workshop. The registration for the global thematic tracks closes on April 29th and the regional tracks have various deadlines.  
FishChoice is attending as well participating as an ICX Prize Sponsor for the 2017 competition. 

FirstSource Seafood1on1

Dates
December 4, 2017 to December 6, 2017
Location
Saddlebrook Resort, Tampa, FL, USA

FirstSource: Seafood1on1 is a restricted-access event; all participants are pre-screened for purchasing authority. Buyers will include restaurant chains, foodservice management, GPOs, hotels, resorts, casinos, cruise lines, supermarket seafood product purchasing decision-makers: department directors, category managers and buyers, and purchasing VPs/executives. Suppliers will include executive-level and senior sales staff with deal-making authority from high-volume perishables importers, manufacturers, and processors of seafood.
FishChoice is not attending this event. 

Seafood Expo North America

Dates
March 11, 2018 to March 13, 2018
Location
Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston, MA, USA

Showcasing more than 900 suppliers from 120 countries offering a wide variety of seafood products, services, and equipment, Seafood Expo North America / Seafood Processing North America is the contintent’s largest seafood event. Find all of the exhibiting FishChoice Supplier Members on this guide that also identifies current sustainability programs for each company. 
-FishChoice is exhibiting in booth 180

Seafood Expo Global

Dates
April 24, 2018 to April 26, 2018
Location
The Parc Des Expositions De Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium

Formerly known as the European Seafood Exposition/Seafood Processing Europe, Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global is the largest seafood trade event in the world. The event attracts more than 25,000 buyers and suppliers of  fresh, frozen, packaged and value-added seafood products, equipment and services. Attendees travel from 145 countries to do business at the exposition. No other event in the world provides seafood professionals with direct access to qualified buyers and suppliers from all over the globe representing all aspects of the seafood industry.
-FishChoice's participation is TBD

Seafood Summit 2018

Dates
June 18, 2018 to June 20, 2018
Location
Barcelona, Spain

The SeaWeb Seafood Summit brings together global representatives from the seafood industry with leaders from the conservation community, academia, government, and the media for in-depth discussions, presentations, and networking around the issue of sustainable seafood. The goal of the Summit is to foster dialogue and partnerships that lead to a seafood marketplace that is environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable.
-FishChoice is attending this event.