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  • Breakbulk Middle East

    February 12 – 13Dubai World Trade Centre, United Arab Emirates

    With more than 8,000 companies from 98 countries represented, this is the place to meet decision-makers from government ministries, private sector oil & gas companies and the world’s top engineering, procurement and construction entities. Website >

  • Washington International Trade Conference

    February 12 – 13Virtual and Ronald Reagan Building & International Center, Washington, D.C.

    Learn the key issues driving the trade debate and network with through leaders on trade at this hybrid event. The first day is presented via Zoom while you have the option of sticking with Zoom or participating in-person the second day. Website >

  • LINK: The Retail Supply Chain Conference

    February 25 – 28Dallas, TX

    LINK: The Retail Supply Chain Conference is the only dedicated supply chain event built by and for retailers, grocers, and product manufacturers—with a conference program developed by a steering committee comprised of leading supply chain executives. LINK is the perfect venue to bring your team together for in-person workshops, carrier meetings, and team planning. Assemble your team in Q1 at LINK2024. Website >

  • LINK: The Retail Supply Chain Conference

    February 25 – 28Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center, Dallas, Texas

    The Retail Industry Leaders Association hosts the only dedicated supply chain event built by and for retailers, grocers and product manufacturers. A steering committee of leading supply chain executives developed the conference program. Website >

  • Intermodal Africa

    February 27 – 29Swakopmund Hotel and Entertainment Centre, Namibia

    The 31st edition of the largest containers ports, shipping and transport logistics exhibition and conference in Africa features top-tier transportation and logistics experts addressing the issues and challenges facing global and regional trade. Website >

  • WTCA Global Business Forum

    March 3 – 6Bridge Gateway Campus, Bengaluru, India

    “Empowering Progress through Innovation & Collaboration” is the theme of the World Trade Center Association’s 54th annual GBF, which will showcase India and, more specifically, the so-called “Silicon Valley of India,” Karnataka. Website >

  • DELIVER Asia

    March 6 – 7Singapore Suntec, Singapore

    It’s the Asian gathering of “a global industry ecosphere” of people with shared values, a commitment to quality in everything they do, equality and inclusion and sustainability in their events and work practices. Website >

  • Going Global – Miami

    March 6 – 7Miami Beach Convention Centre, Miami, Florida

    The leading event for expanding your business overseas equips professionals with the tools they need when, well, going global. You’ll find 60 seminars, 150 exhibitors and potential investors. Website >

  • MODEX 2024

    March 11 – 14Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta

    Find the full spectrum of supply chain at MODEX 2024. With 1000+ exhibits, 4 keynotes and 165 education sessions, MODEX 2024 is where you’ll find the best solutions for your manufacturing and supply chain challenges. Website >

  • Philippine Ports and Logistics

    March 19 – 21Sofitel Philippine Plaza, Manila, The Philippines

    The region’s biggest biennial ports, shipping and transport logistics expo and conference features 35 world-class speakers addressing topical issues and challenges in the regional transportation and logistics industry. Website >

  • Best Fleets to Drive For

    April 8 – 9NASCAR Hall of Fame, Charlotte, North Carolina

    What are the best workplaces in the trucking industry? What are some industry trends? What are the latest innovative ideas? Questions like those will be tackled at North America’s one-of-its-kind educational conference. Website >

  • 10th National Conference on CFIUS

    April 11 – 12Hilton Towers Arlington VA, Arlington, VA

    Hosted by American Conference Institute, the 10th National Conference on CFIUS returns for another exciting year with curated programming that will provide invaluable insights on repositioning your transaction planning amidst this rapidly evolving landscape. CFIUS will be more closely scrutinizing how transactions effect the resiliency of U.S. supply chains, technology, national security, cybersecurity, and persons sensitive data. This year’s conference chairs include Ama A. Adams (Partner, Ropes & Gray LLP), Laura Black (Senior Counsel, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP), and Melissa B. Mannino (Partner, Co-Lead International Trade and National Security Practice, BakerHostetler LLP). ACI’s CFIUS conferences continuously feature an impressive lineup of leaders from government, industry and private practice who provide the insight and analysis needed by dealmakers to navigate increasingly complicated rules and to get deals done in today’s challenging environment. Don’t miss the country’s premier gathering of government, outside counsel, advisors and in-house executives and obtain invaluable insights on repositioning your transaction planning. The 10th National Conference on CFIUS takes place on April 11-12, 2024, at the Hilton Towers Arlington VA, in Arlington, VA. Visit view this year’s agenda and learn more. Save 10% with the Global Trade Magazine promo code: D10-999-GTM24 Website >

  • The Connected Worker, Houston Summit

    April 22 – 26Westin Galleria, Houston, Texas

    Think of this as a cross-industry, immersive exploration of the challenges faced by digital plant and field leaders in energy and manufacturing. Learn to leverage data-driven technologies through keynotes, panel discussions and case studies. Website >

  • Anuga Select China

    April 24 – 26Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center, Shenzhen, China

    Southern China’s leading food trade fair covers the entire value chain of the food and beverage industry. It’s an excellent opportunity to tap into one of China’s largest growth markets: the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. Website >

  • IARW-WFLO Convention

    April 30 – May 3Bonita Springs, Florida

    The International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses and World Food Logistics Organization presents the 133rd edition of this convention designed for senior-level warehousing and logistics executives looking for solutions to key business challenges and opportunities… Website >

  • inNOWvate Supply Chain Event

    May 22TBA, The Netherlands

    “Which mountain to climb?” is the theme of this event that has innovative software vendors presenting their solutions for supply chain planning, sustainability and visibility. Attendees can network and visit the booths of everyone from start-ups to scale-ups. Website >

  • Breakbulk Europe

    May 21 – 23Rotterdam Ahoy, Netherlands

    Journey through the largest seaport in Europe and admire the Rotterdam skyline while connecting with likeminded peers from more than 4,000 companies in 120+ countries. Industry solutions abound at 600+ exhibits from around the world. Website >

  • Supply Chain USA

    May 22 – 23Atlanta Convention Center, Atlanta, Georgia

    This conference unites 800 senior supply chain, logistics and technology leaders from North America’s top retailers, manufacturers and transportation providers—allowing you to get in front of decision-makers to show off your solutions. Website >

  • International Harbour Masters Conference

    May 21 – 24Tanger Med Port, Morocco

    The International Harbour Masters’ Association presents this event themed “The Marine Adventure: Evolving and Adapting to Today’s Ports.” Explore the safe, secure, efficient and sustainable transformation of marine operations in port waters. Website >

  • Mediterranean Ports and Logistics

    May 27 – 29Hotel Savoia Excelsior Palace, Trieste, Italy

    The Mediterranean region’s biggest annual ports, shipping and transport logistics expo and conference features 40 world-class speakers, senior government officials, industry leaders, academics and procurement decision makers. Website >

  • WERC Annual Conference

    June 2 – 5Hilton Anatole, Dallas, Texas

    The Warehousing Education and Research Council allows you to take a breath and a step away from the day-to-day to discover what action is necessary to navigate the endlessly evolving warehousing, distribution and fulfillment landscape. Website >

  • DELIVER Europe

    June 5 – 6Taets Art and Event Park, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

    It’s the coming together of the commerce and supply chain ecosystem to make deals in one-to-one meetings, network, and share thought leadership. An easy-to-use digital platform connects leading vendors with retailers and brands. Website >

  • SelectUSA Investment Summit

    June 23 – 26Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, Maryland

    The highest profile event dedicated to promoting foreign direct investment in the U.S. focuses on the American investment environment, industry trends and business-investment creation. Nearly 5,000 people attended in 2023. Website >

  • Black and Caspian Sea Ports and Logistics

    July 2 – 4Hotel Del Mar Mamaia, Constanta, Romania

    The Port of Constanta hosts this event that aims to strengthen international trade and investment between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea trade corridor. More than 300 industry bigwigs from across the globe are expected. Website >

  • Anuga FoodTec

    August 28 – 30Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India

    The most important and most visited supply fair for the food and beverage industry in India presents the latest technologies and networking opportunities with potential partners not only in India but surrounding countries as well. Website >

  • SuperCorrExpo

    September 8 – 12Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida

    “Future Forward. Time Tested” is the focus of this international exhibition for the corrugated packaging industry, which is expected to draw more than 6,000 industry leaders from over 70 countries. Website >

  • Seychelles Maritime Week

    September 24 – 26Victoria, Mahé Island, Seychelles

    Attractions for an expected 300 conference delegates include a technical site visit, a networking reception, an international conference on all things maritime, international exhibits and a networking dinner. Website >

  • ASEAN Ports and Logistics

    October 22 – 24DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

    More than 300 industry leaders from across the globe are expected at the largest container ports, shipping and transport logistics trade event in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region. Website >

  • Offshore WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition

    October 28 – 30Atlantic City Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey

    In-depth discussions and strategic collaboration aim to accelerate offshore wind energy projects in America. Developers, manufacturers, advocates, regulators and other stakeholders are welcome. Website >

  • TIACA Air Cargo Forum

    November 11 – 14Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami, Florida

    The International Air Cargo Association presents world-class speakers, industry thought leaders, exhibits, facility tours, networking and more. Website >

  • Intermodal Africa

    November 26 – 28The Kairaba Beach Hotel, The Gambia

    It’s the 32nd edition of the largest annual container ports, shipping and transport logistics trade event in Africa, where 350 senior government officials, industry principals, academics and more are expected. Website >