Welcome to Seatrade Maritime Middle East

Returning 7 - 9 December 2020 | Co-located with Expo 2020, Dubai

Facilitating the Growth of Maritime Market Across the Middle East

Seatrade Maritime Middle East is the Middle East's leading maritime trade show and conference. Only here will you meet with over 230 exhibiting maritime businesses; build relationships with more than 7,000 reactive stakeholders and learn directly from industry influencers as we focus the spotlight on the UAE's prosperous maritime market.

Against an backdrop of technological advancement, geopolitical unrest and regulatory change, Seatrade Maritime Middle East 2020 represents a remarkable opportunity for you to explore new opportunities for growth; find solutions that keep your operation competitive across the UAE region and address the challenges facing the development of the sector. In a region where investment is high and potential growing, Seatrade Maritime Middle East represents an ocean of possibilities for your business during an exciting period of economic opportunity. 

Attendee registration will open soon. Register your interest today and stay up-to-date as we announce more exciting news from this year's show.

Meet With Maritime’s Finest Businesses

The trade show at Seatrade Maritime Middle East welcomes businesses from the local maritime market and the international industry

As we set sail for our new home at Expo 2020, the trade show at Seatrade Maritime Middle East will provide an arena for visitors to experience new products; discover exciting innovation and build profitable business opportunities.

Join the Conversation on Ocean Innovation

From IMO 2020 to technology and diversification, you can learn about the most important maritime themes affecting both the UAE and wider industry

The engine of global trade, Maritime is vital in keeping the business world afloat. Seatrade Maritime Middle East focuses on the biggest themes facing that engine including green shipping and technology innovation.

Visitor Registration Opens Soon for SMME 2020

You can network with ship owners, operators and managers at Seatrade Maritime Middle East

Register your interest for Seatrade Maritime Middle East 2020 and be among the first to hear the latest event information; conference agena updates and information on when visitor registration will open.

Why Exhibit at Seatrade Maritime Middle East?

The trade show at Seatrade Maritime Middle East attracts thousands of visitors from the Maritime market

Over 7,000 professionals joined us at SMME two years ago, representing 83 different countries.

With a strong regional base to also capitalise on, you’ll always be in direct contact with your target regional market.

The trade show at Seatrade Maritime Middle East attracts thousands of visitors from the Maritime market

Within the Seatrade Maritime Middle East network, over 74% of event visitors operate at a level of management or higher.

Their purchasing authority is undisputed, with over 35% holding the strings to a budget worth more than $100,00.

The trade show at Seatrade Maritime Middle East attracts thousands of visitors from the Maritime market

The international shipping industry carries 90% of world trade, rightfully earning our market the reputation of the world’s economic engine.

At Seatrade Maritime Middle East, you’ll meet the players, influencers and leaders responsible for driving its future.

What Happened at SMME 2018?

Two years ago, the global maritime market met in Dubai to set pace for a future. A three-day agenda saw a heart-felt debate on smart shipping take the spotlight while IMO 2030, gender diversity and cyber security also featured as key themes.

The trade show filled three halls with innovative, engaged and driven companies, each representing the best of the supply chain from both the local and international market. Two ship registrations were signed and new technology was showcased in abundance.