// 180 EXHIBITORS, OVER 5 000 VISITORS: SUCCESSFULL FIRST EDITION FOR EUROMARITIME.
The first European Business Show on Maritime Economy closes on a highly positive result. A meeting place for trade professionals and institutional stakeholders has reached all objectives in full and positions Euromaritime as a reference future encounter.
After three very dense days punctuated by numerous official visits every day, all the satisfaction indicators are on green. The 180 professional exhibitors and the 5000 visitors left Porte de Versailles fully satisfied. Perception reinforced by the rich programme of conferences and workshops which attracted more than 140 leading actors with full attendance from start to finish. Click here to read the press release.
// AN OUTSTANDING CONFERENCES & WORKSHOPS PROGRAMME ::::::
Dedicated to deciders and players in the marine economy it will be the place to debate on main challenges for Blue Economy, innovative technologies and future business.
Each day high-level conferences & workshops are scheduled where experts will analyse the role and the evolutions of the maritime economy, the market trends, the means to make your know-how yield a profit and improve growth abroad.
Euromaritime Conferences & Workshops are supported by industry giants: ALSTOM, EDF EN and DCNS.
// A EUROPEAN INAUGURATION IN SUPPORT OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE BLUE ECONOMY ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::
The official inauguration by Mrs Maria Damanaki took place on Tuesday, February 5th, at 9:15 am. The presence of EU Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries will stress its support to Euromaritime considering that « this initiative which will attract all the players of the european maritime economy would greatly benefit the European Commission in line with the adoption of September 13th, 2012 communication on «Blue Growth: prospects for sustainable growth from marine and maritime sectors» ». Mr Frédéric Cuvillier, Minister Delegate attached to the Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development & Energy, in charge of Transport, Sea and Fisheries was at Mrs Damanaki side for the official inauguration.
// FOCUS ON « THE SHIP OF THE FUTURE » ::::::::::::::::::::::
The Council for maritime Research and Innovation took place on February 6,
2013 under the chairmanship of two French ministers Arnaud Montebourg and Frédéric Cuvillier.
It was attended by industry Leaders, public institutions, trade unions
and NGO (Non Governmental Organizations).
This Council was created after the commitments of the so-called "blue book" following the round tables of "le Grenelle de la mer". It has been installed on May 17, 2011 by the ministers of Industry and Ecology and Equipment. Mr Jean-Marie Poimboeuf, chairman of GICAN, was nominated vice-president of this Council who brings its expertise to ADEME and CGI for the "ship of the future".