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Sept. 6-8

Tokyo International Gift Show

American products are hot commodities at the largest trade fair in Japan, which last year saw 350,000 visitors from 20+ countries. Meet distributors, international buyers, retail store buyers, store owners, manufacturer representatives, consultants, importers and exporters, and suppliers to the industry throughout the region.

Tokyo International Exhibition Center (a.k.a. Tokyo Big Sight), Tokyo, Japan, +81-3-3843-9851

Sept. 7-8

Aviation IT Show

Will blockchain influence future airline distribution technology? Find out at this show on the future of airline distribution technology and passenger systems. Industry experts and representatives of Emirates, Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines are among the participants.

Business Design Centre, London, England;

Sept. 12-14

FTR Conference

The annual conference delivers a comprehensive outlook on freight transportation in North America. This year’s theme is “Gaining Traction? Next Year, Next Decade,” with emphasis placed on the potentially large impacts from regulations, the new administration, global growth for 2018 and profound industry changes.

Crown Plaza Hotel, Indianapolis, Indiana;

Sept. 14-16

RetailEX ASEAN 2017

RetailEX focuses primarily on traditional storefront retail solutions but newly added this year is the InternetRetailing Expo, which brings in new digital e-commerce profiles, forming the largest regional multi-channel and retail e-commerce event. Key focuses are: Brick and Mortar Retail; Digital Empowering Retail Sales and Marketing; Payment, Security and Fulfilment; and Customer Insights and Experience.

IMPACT Exhibition & Convention Centre, Hall 4, Bangkok, Thailand;

Sept. 17-19

Intermodal Expo

Leaders from across the supply chain and transportation industry discuss best practices, emerging market trends and partnership opportunities to advance intermodal. John Wolfe, CEO of The Northwest Seaport Alliance and the Port of Tacoma, and Amy Grat, CEO of International Trade Education Programs Inc., receive the 2017 Connie Award from the Containerization & Intermodal Institute.

Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, California;

Sept. 18-20

Parcel Forum ’17

The Small-Package Supply Chain Show” celebrates 15 years of serving the unique and ever-changing needs of professionals responsible for shipping, distribution and delivery of parcel-sized packages.

Gaylord Opryland Resort, Nashville, Tennessee;

Sept. 19-21

Automotive Logistics Global Conference 2017

This annual event is geared toward senior logistics executives worldwide. Top-level speakers and key industry decision makers debate the future direction of the automotive industry.

Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center, Detroit, Michigan; automotive

Sept. 20

Engineering Simulation Expo 2017

Outstanding speakers and exhibits by the leading software providers are promised at the trade show dedicated for Simulation, FEA, Design, Stress, CFD and Structural engineers, senior decision makers and users from across the engineering and manufacturing industries.

Duke Energy Convention Center, Cincinnati, Ohio;

Sept. 24-27

Supply Chain Exchange

The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ annual conference features exhibitors ranging from supply chain management equipment manufacturers to supply chain service companies, 3PLs, software solutions manufacturers, shipping/packaging, warehousing and transportation as well as colleges and universities.

Georgia World Congress Center, Building C, Atlanta, Georgia;     

Sept. 25-29

Global Forum

At this event celebrating its 15th year, practitioners in temperature controlled life science supply chains discuss next wave temperature monitoring technologies and next generation cold chain packaging. 

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois;

Sept. 26

Maritime CIO Forum Rotterdam

Digital Ship’s fourth annual event investigates how shippers can create new opportunities for development and innovation through digitalization. Be ready to debate which strategies are going to stick and really make a difference in truly re-defining digitalization in maritime and transport.

Hilton Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands;

Sept. 26-28

Freightcamp 2017

Global meetings of freight forwarders in the Pangea and Connecta networks draw more than 150 freight forwarders from around the world. Make contacts and explore business opportunities during the joint event, which includes conferences, face-to-face meetings and networking events.

Hotel Nikko Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam;

Sept. 28-29

Last Mile ASEAN

This is billed as the only dedicated fulfillment event covering supply chain, operations, e-commerce, logistics, parcel and delivery for multichannel retail industry. More than 150 industry experts from leading e-commerce, retail, postal, courier & express and fulfillment & logistics companies are expected.

BITEC Conference Hall, Silk 1-4, Bangkok, Thailand;