Breakbulk Americas 2023: A Convergence of Project Cargo Professionals


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Project cargo and breakbulk professionals across the globe, mark your calendars! From September 26-28, 2023, the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston is set to host Breakbulk Americas, the leading trade event in the North, Central, and South American regions for the project cargo and breakbulk industry.

Breakbulk Americas at a Glance

  • Attendees: Over 5,000 from around the world
  • Exhibitors: 270+, offering a multitude of services and innovations
  • Global Shippers: 375+ connecting with prospective partners and clients

This much-anticipated event will witness global sector leaders, decision-makers from top energy corporations, EPCs, and specialized service providers all under one roof. With the project market seeing an upswing in the region, there’s never been a more opportune moment to be a part of this burgeoning community. Breakbulk Americas stands as an unrivaled platform for networking, establishing new business deals, and generating pivotal leads.

Exhibitors: Beyond Booths Exhibitors will have the unprecedented advantage of engaging directly with project owners, EPCs, industrial manufacturers, and global project forwarders – the vital decision-makers. The early bird gets the worm, or in this case, better marketing exposure. So, the sooner you book a stand, the greater your promotional benefits.

A Glimpse Back at Breakbulk Americas 2022 Last year saw initiatives like the Women in Breakbulk breakfast event, a charity golf tournament, and enlightening sessions featuring esteemed speakers from industry giants like Maersk, Bechtel, and Fluor Corporation. To get a vivid picture, you can watch the 2022 recap video.

What’s New in 2023?

1. Student Research Poster Competition Breakbulk Events & Media, in collaboration with local universities and firms, is introducing a student research poster competition centered around global capital projects, sustainability/energy transition, and port infrastructure. Sponsored by significant names such as Bechtel, UTC Overseas, and the University of Houston, this competition is an unparalleled opportunity for students to interact with industry leaders, garner valuable insights, and unlock potential career paths.

2. Engage and Network From a welcoming reception to the main stage conference unveiling future project opportunities, attendees have numerous chances to network and gain knowledge. Over 50 new exhibitors, including a drone manufacturer, will grace the event, broadening the spectrum of potential partnerships.

Breakbulk Community: Global and Exclusive Looking to expand your horizons? The Global Event Partner program bridges the gap between different world regions, covering events in Dubai, Rotterdam, and Houston. Additionally, the Global Shipper Network offers a privileged space for senior breakbulk and project cargo owning shippers, ensuring tailored learning and exclusive networking chances.

Final Thoughts Breakbulk Americas is more than an event. It’s where industry trends are established, partnerships are forged, and futures are shaped. From students to professionals, everyone stands to gain invaluable insights and connections.

Remember, the Breakbulk Americas 2023 event is just around the corner. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this industry-defining event. Register now, and prepare to immerse yourself in an environment of learning, networking, and collaboration.