Why You Must Attend:
Global leaders and representatives from retail, the seafood industry, governments, NGOs, academia, conservation community and more join the Summit every year, because:
This is an important forum to come together and discuss the issues on sustainability and seafood. The global perspective, representatives from business, NGO’s and governments makes it a potentially strong industry led initiative to make improvements.”
, Anova Seafood
The broad range of stakeholders and networking opportunities are fantastic.”
, Young’s Seafood Ltd.
It’s probably the biggest event I can think of where you have the leaders from all elements of the seafood world all in the same place…It was the first conference I had been to that had a generally upbeat attitude about the future of fisheries; it wasn’t all gloom and doom.”
, University of Washington
The conversations, the trust that’s built here is really incredible, invaluable and has been such a necessary addition to the conversation between industry and sustainability.”
, Harvard University
The networking opportunities and the identification of issues likely to affect the seafood industry are the primary reasons I attend and what I especially like about the Summit.”
, Genuine Alaska Pollock Producers
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Dates: 18-21 June 2018
Seafood’s Forum for Economic, Environmental and Social Sustainability
Advancing a sustainable future for seafood and its stakeholders starts by highlighting critical sustainability topics on an international stage where diverse perspectives collaborate and flourish. Hosting the right people alongside stimulating conference sessions, field trips and networking events prompts innovative ideas, critical partnerships and crucial change to take form—making the Summit an opportunity stakeholders like you can’t afford to miss.
Forging Sustainable Economic Success Through Responsible, Ecological Business
The SeaWeb Seafood Summit’s 14th edition will feature a seminar, over 20 conference sessions, 12 lightning rounds, 5 plenaries, 2 workshops, a field trip and countless opportunities to network. As the global role of seafood continues to increase, so does the importance of establishing realistic and effective sustainability strategies today to secure the livelihood of this invaluable resource for tomorrow. Whether you are a fisherman, retail/business representative, government leader or academia/conservation community influencer, you represent an integral piece of the puzzle that is essential in building a promising future.
Not one sector or community is immune from the lasting negative effects of a diminishing seafood industry. Join the Summit to be among the voices and leaders that protect seafood and its world of stakeholders.
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