Why Exhibit at Seatrade Maritime Middle East

Seatrade Maritime Middle East is the UAE’s most influential maritime event, focused solely on connecting the lucrative Middle East with global maritime market. 

Here, thousands of maritime industry stakeholders, key buyers and procurement managers from around the world convene to create a powerful network of purchasing authority and influence, all under one roof.

Seatrade Maritime Middle East 2018 By Numbers

Seatrade Maritime Middle East attracts maritime professionals from over 80 countries, including the major powerhouses of the maritime industry

More than 7,500 visitors across three days, with participation from over 80 countries including Maritime's biggest powerhouses

Seatrade Maritime Middle East attracts a high proportion of key maritime leaders, buyers and procurement managers

Over 73% of visitors to the event operate at either management level or with higher responsibility

Seatrade Maritime Middle East is viewed as a key platform for learning about new supplier solutions and technology innovations

52% of visitors attend Seatrade Maritime Middle East to learn about new technology and find supplier solutions

A high percentage of maritime professionals at Seatrade Maritime Middle East have purchasing influence

63% of all visitors to the trade show floor have influence over spending and purchase decisions, with over 35% of visitors responsible for a budget worth over $100,000

What Could Seatrade Maritime Middle East deliver for Your Business?

7,500+ attendees. Three days. One show. 

  • Showcase your business to the right audience
  • Face-to-face time creates opportunities to have meaningful conversations with potential customers
  • Captilaise on increased maritime investment into UAE region
  • Generate global business with high-quality buyers
  • Launch products to a captive, reactive audience
  • Establish and strengthen your supply chain by meeting existing and new partners

Very informative and laid a positive tone for the future of the market. This is a very good platform for the industry to network.

- Seatrade Maritime Middle East 2018 visitor

Seatrade Maritime Middle East is by far the best platform to do maritime business and make new contacts within the UAE region.

- Seatrade Maritime Middle East 2018 exhibitor

Seatrade Maritime Middle East is where you can meet ship owners, vessel managers and operators

Is This Event Right for My Business?

Whether you’re a business based in the UAE looking to meet with the international market, or your business is looking to increase it’s market share in the UAE, Seatrade Maritime Middle East is where you need to be.

  • Ports and terminals
  • Marine civil engineering
  • Design and naval architecture
  • Ship build and repair
  • Technical and cyber security solutions
  • Fuel and lubricant solutions
  • Safety and on-board equipment suppliers
  • Logistics and supply
  • Environmental services

Do Business in Dubai - the Hub of the UAE Maritime Market

The UAE has been a key beneficiary from the growth of maritime, flexing an impressive increase in container port traffic of over 300% between 2001 and 2017. Investment in port infrastructure reached $65bn in 2018 – cementing the region’s commitment to seaborne trade and signalling clear opportunity for the international market.

Dubai is continuing to emerge as the maritime hub of the UAE, maintaining the highest Liner Shipping Connectivity Index in the sub-region and rising to take the ninth-place spot as the world’s most important maritime hubs in 2019. 


Space on the Trade Show Floor Selling Quickly

Seatrade Maritime Middle East isn’t just the UAE’s most influential maritime event. It represents a global opportunity to create business in one of the industry’s most vibrant, prosperous and promising markets.

To discuss the opportunities for your business, get in touch with our team today.