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Global Trade Departments Datebook

  • WERC 2023

    June 4 – 7Orlando, FL

    Facing an unprecedented level of disruption, the warehousing, distribution, and fulfillment space is changing fast, which is why WERC puts you together in the same room with front-line innovators and thought leaders who know the industry and can deliver the knowledge, tools, and tactics you need to remain competitive. Website >

  • WERC Annual Conference 2023

    June 4 – 7Hilton Orlando, Orlando, Florida

    “Growth Through Disruption” is the theme of the Warehousing Education and Research Council event with three keynote addresses, facility tours, networking opportunities and 70+ peer-reviewed sessions on warehousing, distribution, and fulfillment. Website >

  • Breakbulk Europe

    June 6 – 8Rotterdam Ahoy, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

    More than 120 countries are represented and this event whose exhibitors and sponsors include cargo owners, ocean carriers, freight forwarders, ports/terminals, heavy haulers, equipment companies and more. Website >

  • Downstream USA 2023

    June 7 – 8TBA, Galveston, Texas

    Join 3,500+ downstream decision makers across capital projects, reliably & maintenance, and shutdown & turnarounds. Feast your eyes on 150+ engaging booths and take expo tours that guarantee face time with industry problem solvers. Website >

  • Nor-Shipping 2023

    June 6 – 9NOVA Spektrum, Oslo, Norway

    The program includes the C-level Ocean Leadership Conference, Blue Talks, AfterWork social schedule and much more aimed at fostering closer collaboration and knowledge sharing in the shipping industry. National pavilions represent countries around the world. Website >

  • Temperature Control and Logistics

    June 13 – 15Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel & Conference Center, Frankfurt, Germany

    https://What’s billed as “the #1 global event for temperature control logistics & supply chain professionals” features a curated blend of insightful presentations, engaging discussions, valuable networking, and unmatched takeaways. Website >

  • Home Delivery World

    June 14 – 15Pennsylvania Convention Center

    Home Delivery World is the industry-defining conference and exhibition for last mile logistics in the US and abroad. The show is dedicated to uncovering innovative solutions for retailers, grocers, CPGs and 3PLs facing challenges across the supply chain from warehousing to fulfillment and the last mile. Website >

  • The Future of Supply Chain 2023

    June 21 – 22Huntington Convention Center, Cleveland, Ohio

    FreightWaves encourages all supply chain and logistics professionals to attend this second-annual event where “A Blueprint for the Future” will be unveiled. Insights, predictions, and emerging technologies are presented “the FreightWaves way.” Website >

  • Black and Caspian Sea Ports & Shipping 2023

    July 4 – 6DoubleTree by Hilton, Istanbul Plyalepasa, Turkey

    Connecting international trade and investment is the point of this transport and logistics conference that features world-class speakers, more than 300 industry big-wigs and exhibition and sponsorship opportunities. Website >

  • Washington International Trade Association/Foundation Dinner

    July 19Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center, Washington, D.C.

    Filled with a “who’s who” of trade policy professionals, the annual WITA/WITF dinner has come to be known as “Trade Prom” for the 500 attendees. Organizers caution you should get your tickets early as this prom always sells out. Website >

  • IANA Intermodal Expo 2023

    September 11 – 13Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, California

    Intermodal Association of North America brings the industry together to exchange ideas, introduce new products/services and discuss the state of the intermodal supply chain. Website >

  • Fabtech 2023

    September 11 – 14McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois

    Meet with world-class suppliers, discover innovative solutions, and find the tools to improve productivity and increase profits at “North America’s Largest Metal Forming, Fabricating, Welding and Finishing Event.” Website >

  • Reunion Maritime Week 2023

    September 12 – 14Port Reunion, Reunion Island, Africa

    The biggest maritime transport event on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion includes a comprehensive technical site visit to the sponsoring Port Reunion. Networking, speakers, and exhibits are also on tap. Website >

  • tlac SEA 2023

    September 13 – 15Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre, Singapore

    The inaugural transport logistics and air cargo Southeast Asia (tlac SEA) includes exhibitors representing airlines, air and seaports, transport and airline management, logistics providers, technology providers and many others. Website >

  • 2023 A Taste of the States: Miami

    September 18 – 20Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach, Florida

    Foodservice, distributors, export agencies, manufactures, retailers and service providers are welcome to “The Gateway to the Caribbean and Latin America.” The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture and the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) recruited qualified, international buyers from the Americas, the Caribbean and Africa who are interested in an array of U.S. food and beverage products. Website >

  • Breakbulk Americas 2023

    September 26 – 28George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas

    Representatives of shippers, ocean carriers, ports, logistics providers, road transporters, export packers and many more showcase innovative solutions to aid industry progress globally and foster high-value deals from across the breakbulk supply chain. Website >

  • EDGE 2023

    October 1 – 4Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, Kissimmee, Florida

    The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals present this “one-stop shop event” presenting the industry’s latest innovations, strategies, and best practices. With 100 sessions spanning the entire supply chain, attendees can tailor the expo to themselves. Website >

  • 9th ALN Meeting & 4th ALNA Meeting

    October 8 – 11TBA, Nairobi, Kenya

    Africa Logistics Network and Airfreight Logistics Network for Africa meet concurrently toward an aim of making a strong community of medium sized freight forwarders. This will mark the first face-to-face meeting since the pandemic began. Website >

  • ASEAN Ports and Shipping 2023

    October 31 – November 2The Landmark, Bangkok, Thailand

    Now in its 21st successful year, the biggest container ports, shipping, and transport logistics event in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations includes speakers, networking opportunities and more than 50 exhibitors. Website >