World Seafood Congress Matchmaking Event

Free event taking place alongside World Seafood Congress 2015

Grimsby 7-8th Sept 2015

The World Seafood Congress brings together a global audience of seafood processors and importers, academia, public and private organisations, fish inspectors and government. Each day will see discussions in trading initiatives and developments in the seafood sector. Different countries outlook on key issues will be explored as we enter an era which is forever changing, bringing new opportunities and challenges in sourcing and trading seafood.
The Congress aims to build on existing and create new partnerships between IAFI members and all seafood professionals and specialists to benefit the global seafood trade. In order to assist with these aims, the Congress has partnered with Enterprise Europe Network, a European Commission led business support network, who have organised a matchmaking event to help you to meet potential new partners during the event. The matchmaking event will take place on the Monday and Tuesday and will consist of pre-arranged 20 minute meetings chosen by you from a list of registered delegates. Registration to participate will also result in your profile being promoted to members of our 54 country network who may also be interested in meeting you at the event.
We encourage all WSC delegates and other interested businesses and organisations to register for this matchmaking event and come along to explore new business opportunities. 

This matchmaking event focuses on:

  • Cold storage / refrigeration
  • Logistics
  • Engineering / carbon reduction
  • Processing
  • Packaging
  • Seafood technology
  • Marine technology
  • By-product valorisation
  • Specialist skills and training


Who should attend? 

Universities, research bodies, large companies, SMEs, governmental and non-governmental organizations and finance providers operating in the seafood sector. 

Why participate?

  • Maximise your time at the event
  • Meet providers of innovative technologies
  • Meet potential partners for future co-operation


Date: 7th - 8th Sept 2015
Venue: University Centre Grimsby - The Grimsby Institute
Cost: The matchmaking event is free to participate in. Delegates wishing to attend the World Seafood Congress as well can find further details here: 
Please complete your details by clicking “register” above.


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