Welcome to Seatrade Maritime Middle East 2020

The largest maritime event and conference in the Middle East

Discover an Ocean of Business, Technology and Innovation Opportunity at Seatrade Maritime Middle East 2020.

From 7 - 9 December 2020, 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.

A stalwart of UAE Maritime Week 2020 and Expo 2020, Seatrade Maritime Middle East 2020 is set to be bigger, better and bolder than ever before. Registration will open in Spring 2020 - and a limited number of trade stand spaces are available.

Meet With Maritime’s Finest Businesses

As we set sail for 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

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 Will Open Spring 2020

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.

Hurry! Trade Show Space Selling Quickly

Act Now to Reserve Your Space

From ship build and repair to security and technology solutions, Seatrade Maritime Middle East is where thousands of maritime’s most powerful buyers scour to source new supply chain solutions and strengthen existing relationships.


Space is selling fast and limited plots are left. Get in touch with our team today and discover your options for participating at this year's show.

Why Exhibit at Seatrade Maritime Middle East?

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.

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 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.

Discover Seatrade Maritime Middle East at Expo 2020

Join Maritime's Must-Attend Event at Expo 2020

We're delighted that Seatrade Maritime Middle East will be a part of Expo 2020, the MENA region's first expo. 


Set to welcome millions of visitors from all around the world, Expo 2020 will be a once-in-a-lifetime celebration and the largest event ever staged in the Arab world. 



Latest News and Updates

Seatrade Maritime Middle East to Co-Locate with Expo 2020

We are delighted to announce that Seatrade Maritime Middle East 2020 will not only return as part of UAE Maritime Week 2020, but also be co-located with Expo 2020, Dubai. 

Human Intelligence Features at Seatrade Maritime Middle East

The opening seminar at Seatrade Maritime Middle East highlighted the role of human intelligence in maritime safety. Major developments in the sector and their impact was discussed.

New Trade Co-opoeration Agreement Signing Takes Place

An official agreement covering bilateral cooperation between countries was signed at the  start of Seatrade Maritime Middle East 2018, ahead of the anticipated Parliamentary Debate.

Smart Shipping Leads Debate at Seatrade Maritime Middle East

A topical, emotive and controversioal subject, smart shipping took the spotlight at Seatrade Maritime Middle East as the subject of our opening parliamentary debate.