Sustainable Seafood Leaders to Convene in Bangkok, Thailand

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Continuing the movement's momentum at the 15th Edition of the SeaWeb Seafood Summit

WHAT: The SeaWeb Seafood Summit is the world’s premier seafood sustainability conference, bringing together attendees from all facets of the seafood sustainability movement for a week of collaborative learning, networking and problem solving. The Summit is produced by Diversified Communications in partnership with SeaWeb.

Over the past 20 years, global interest in sustainable seafood products and practices has advanced dramatically, with hundreds of sustainable seafood initiatives now in operation. At the upcoming 15th edition of the Summit, stakeholders will explore the latest ideas and trends, including their future strategic, business and market implications.

This year’s event will be the most experiential yet, offering more offsite field trips, interactive breakout session formats and Q+A opportunities than ever before; during and after the conference.

Highlights include an all-day pre-conference seminar on Monday, 10 June; keynote address, plenary sessions and the Seafood Champion Awards on Tuesday, 11 June; off-site field trips and interactive workshops on the morning of Wednesday, 12 June; and breakout sessions including lightning-round talks on Wednesday afternoon and Thursday, 13 June. After the conference closing remarks, attendees can choose to spend an extra day (Friday, 14 June) in the field, getting a behind-the-scenes look at sustainable seafood operations in action.

WHO: Summit speakers and registered attendees include global representatives from the seafood industry, the conservation community, academia, government and the media. Full speaker list:

WHEN: Pre-Conference Workshop: 10 June, all day; Conference: 11-13 June; Field Trips: 12 June (morning, included with full conference pass), 14 June (all day); Full schedule:

WHERE: Conference - Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand; Field Trips – TBA, Bangkok, Thailand

Industry members and guests can register at and save $650 on a conference pass (which includes the 10 June Seminar) with early bird registration (deadline: 13 March 23:59 EST). The Field trip on 14 June requires an upgrade. More details and registration options at

Qualified members of the press employed by accredited consumer or trade news organizations are invited to attend and cover this event, but must pre-register for a press pass at

For more information about covering this event, please contact Jonathan Bass, Marketing Manager, at or +1 207-842-5563.

About SeaWeb: SeaWeb serves the sustainable seafood community by fostering communication and networking and promoting the exchange of knowledge and ideas to help guide, inspire and reward progress towards greater seafood sustainability. SeaWeb is a project of The Ocean Foundation, a unique community foundation with a mission to support, strengthen and promote organizations dedicated to reversing the trend of destruction of ocean environments around the world. SeaWeb produces the SeaWeb Seafood Summit in partnership with Diversified Communications. For more information, visit:

About Diversified Communications: Diversified Communications is a leading international media company with a portfolio of face-to-face exhibitions and conferences, online communities and digital and print publications. As producers of these market-leading products Diversified Communications connects, educates and strengthens business communities in over 14 industries including: food and beverage, healthcare, natural and organic, business management and technology. The company’s global seafood portfolio of expositions and media includes Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America, Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global, Seafood Expo Asia and Diversified Communications, in partnership with SeaWeb, also produces SeaWeb Seafood Summit, the world’s premier seafood conference on sustainability. Established in 1949 and headquartered in Portland, Maine, USA with divisions and offices around the world, Diversified Communications remains a privately held, third generation, family-owned business. For more information, visit:

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