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Seafood Expo North America and Seafood Processing North America 2018
Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America is North America’s largest seafood exposition. Thousands of buyers and suppliers from around the world attend the annual, three-day exposition to meet, network and do business. Attending buyers represent importers, exporters, wholesalers, restaurants, supermarkets, hotels, and other retail and foodservice companies. Exhibiting suppliers offer the newest seafood products, processing and packaging equipment, and services available in the seafood market. The exposition is sponsored by the National Fisheries Institute. SeafoodSource.com is the official media. The exposition is produced by Diversified Communications, the international leader in seafood-industry expositions and media.
Attendees include owners, proprietors, executive purchasing managers, category managers, private label program buyers and equipment and packaging buyers from retail, foodservice, and other business categories such as the following:
- Cruise line
- Fast food
- High-volume catering
The exposition features more than 1,000 exhibiting companies from about 40 countries. These exhibitors supply nearly every type of seafood product, including the following:
- Fresh fish and seafood
- Frozen fish and seafood
- Processed and packaged fish and seafood
- Processing and packaging equipment
- Freight forwarders and logistics services
- Seafood-industry service providers