First Annual World Specialty Logistics Fair - Global Trade Magazine
  June 12th, 2015 | Written by

First Annual World Specialty Logistics Fair

June 16-18
3PL Summit & Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum
With more than 600 attendees, this event brings together leading thinkers and experts in the logistics and supply-chain field. Logistics executives, manufacturers and retailers gather to discuss the future with an emphasis on how innovative technology, new business models and eCommerce can re-boot the logistics industry. Radisson Blu Aqua, Chicago, IL. 800-814-3459

June 17-19
Global Trade Analysis Project
In its 18th year, this conference promotes the exchange of ideas among economists conducting quantitative analysis of global economic issues. In partnership with Purdue University, the Center for Global Trade Analysis provides a common database used by a global network of individuals conducting economy-wide analysis of trade-, resource- and environmental-policy issues that have emerged. Participants have the opportunity to present their work, interact with other professionals in the field and learn about the most recent developments in global economic analysis. Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Australia. 765-494-4267

June 17-20
World Specialty Logistics Fair
In its first year, this event has been created to benefit logistics companies and freight forwarders that have demonstrable expertise in pharmaceutical transport, time-critical transport, aircraft-on-ground, valuables and perishable and cool-chain transport. In addition, the event is open to all suppliers and vendors involved in this sector, such as airlines, cool-chain equipment providers, IT suppliers, ports, ocean carriers and airports. JW Marriott Marquis Miami Hotel, Miami, FL. conference@wcaworld.com

June 18
North America Trade & Export Finance Conference
More than 200 business leaders attend this conference, providing a key discussion forum and opportunity for trade-finance specialists across the United States and beyond. Key issues and challenges involved in securing business with high-growth emerging markets and concerns related to cross-border trade will be addressed. Convene at 32 Old Slip, New York, NY. +44 (0) 20 8673 8662

June 24-25
ASEAN Ports & Shipping
For the 13th year, ASEAN Ports & Shipping continues its annual Container Ports and Terminal Operations Exhibition and Conference. Over two days, the conference features 30 world-class conference speakers addressing topical issues and challenges on global transportation and logistics to more than 500 senior executive harbor masters, harbor engineers, port engineers, maintenance supervisors and procurement decision makers. Seventy exhibitors and sponsors will be present and available to network directly with delegates. JW Marriott, Jakarta, Indonesia. +60-87-426-022

July 24-25
Expedite Expo
The expo is the only trade event focused exclusively on the expedited trucking industry. Hundreds come to learn about the newest trucks, career opportunities and products geared specifically to owner-operators and drivers of medium-duty and heavy-duty trucks. This event attracts a large crowd of owner-operators, CDL drivers, fleet owners, fleet managers, and corporate maintenance and operations managers from the United States and Canada. Roberts Convention Centre, Wilmington, OH. 859-746-2046

August 22-25
NACDS Total Store Expo
The expo combines the best of the Marketplace Conference, the Pharmacy and Technology Conference and the Supply Chain & Logistics Conference. It provides an opportunity for retailers and their suppliers to create a new dialogue that will drive the top line as well as efficiencies. The conference offers a “Meet the Market” program, providing opportunities for prearranged appointments, as well as a “Meet the Retailer” series, a program that features presentations by key executives about their “total store.” Available to exhibitors only, the “Meet the Retailer” program kicks off the conference and provides information from leading retail and health executives about the business development opportunities across the total store. Colorado Convention Center, Denver, CO. 703-837-4302