The 2nd edition of Maritime Nation India (MNI) 2017, South Asia’s largest Tradeshow for the Maritime & Logistics ecosystem is being held at the International Exhibition and Convention Centre, Vashi, Navi Mumbai from 14-16 September 2017.
The theme of the tradeshow, resonates with this year’s IMO World Maritime Day (WMD) theme, ‘Connecting Ships, Ports and People” and the Maritime Nation India initiative has received compliments from the IMO and the logo of the WMD.
While the maiden 2016 edition garnered participation of 2000 industry professionals and 40 exhibitors from 10 countries, the 2nd edition expects over 100 exhibitors and 5000 participants from over 20 countries.
The tradeshow would have 7 conferences on key segments of maritime ecosystem – Trade Lanes & Shipping, Maritime Infrastructure & Multi-modal Connectivity, Shipbuilding & Ship Repair, Finance & Investment, Automation & Training, Cruise & Lighthouse Tourism, which will bring together industry stakeholders - decision makers, senior government officials, and business leaders, on a single platform for exchange of ideas on the emerging maritime and logistics sector.
Maritime Nation India 2017, received a letter of endorsement from Mr. Devendra Fadnavis, The Chief Minister of Maharashtra, India, who expressed his confidence that..."the event will significantly contribute in projecting the opportunities of investment and collaboration among the exporters, importers and the maritime and logistics ecosystem in India, and I wish this International Exhibition and conference all success." The organisers are confident that with his good wishes and support, Maritime Nation India 2017 will be a grand success.
The tradeshow had earlier received a letter of endorsement from Mr Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport, Highways and Shipping of India and support from several industry associations including the Indian Merchants Chamber (IMC); Maharashtra Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Agriculture (MACCIA); Brihanmumbai Custom House Agents' Association (BCHAA); Association of Multimodal Transport of India (AMTOI); Shipbuilders & Ship Repairers Association (SSA)—UK, etc.
Exhibitors, sponsors are invited to participate in the Tradeshow to benefit from the platform to meet potential clients and avail networking opportunities.
Communiqué de Maritime Nation India, 03/05/2017