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Air & Sea Cargo Americas
November 4 - 6, 2015 • Miami, Florida    
DON’T MISS OUT ON THE INTERESTING CURRENT ISSUES TO BE DISCUSSED AT AIR CARGO – SEACARGO AMERICAS CONGRESS. REGISTER NOW!

DON'T BE LEFT OUT: EXHIBIT TODAY
 

The 2015 Air Cargo/SeaCargo Americas show is just around the corner. As of today, over 90% of the exhibition space has been sold and over 3,000 business executives have registered to attend the show. New exhibitors include:

  • Turkish Cargo
  • Accenture
  • Transcarga
  • Stericycle
  • Miami Free Zone
  • Plagard
  • Silkway Airlines

For the 2015 show, we expect over 5,000 business executives to visit the show. The 2013 show was the largest attended air and maritime cargo show in the Western Hemisphere. More than $57 million in actual and projected sales were reported by the exhibitors and over 6,800 international aviation and maritime business executives from 65 countries visited the exhibition.

View a current list of exhibitors and the current exhibit show floor plan.

The prices for an exhibition booth are as follows:

Exhibit Booth Pricing:

  • $3200, for in-line booths
  • $3600, for aisle booths
  • $3800, for all booths contiguous to red carpet

If you interested in purchasing an exhibition booth or in becoming a sponsor, contact Ivan Barrios at 305-871-7910 or via email at [email protected].

 
ADVERTISE NOW IN THE AIR CARGO/SEACARGO AMERICAS SHOW DIRECTORY
 

The official Air Cargo/SeaCargo Americas Show directory is currently being produced by one of our media sponsors, FREIGHTWEEK.  Over 5,000 copies of the directory will be printed and distributed to executives attending the show and conference. The directory will contain a listing of exhibitors, the conference program, bios on the conference speakers, an exhibition map and advertisers. If you would like your company to advertise in the show directory please contact Richard Broom at [email protected] or by phone at +44(0)7411-847547. 

Below are the rates for the directory:

Double Page Spread

$7,900

Full Page

$3,950

Half Page

$2,475

Quarter Page

$1,450


Developing Tomorrow’s Transportation and Logistics Leaders
 

The panel for Friday, November 6, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. will address the need for qualified personnel in the various job fields in the transportation and logistics industries. Although there are many universities, colleges, technical institutions and training centers, there is still a lack of qualified candidates. The panelists will address what else needs to be done by both the public and private sectors to recruit, educate and train tomorrow’s transportation and logistics leaders. They will answer the following concerns:

  • What are the pros and cons of seeking careers in the transportation and logistics industry?

  • Are there sufficient learning institutions offering degree or diploma programs in the transportation and logistics fields?

  • What is being done or needs to be done by both the public and private sectors to ensure the recruitment and forming of tomorrow’s transportation and logistics leaders?

The panelists: Thania Rios, Associate Dean, School of Business, Miami Dade College; Joseph Riquelme, Executive Director, FIU Online, Florida International University; Irvin Varkonyi, President, Supply Chain Operations Preparedness Education; Michael White, Assistant Director, Cargo Facilitation & Standards, IATA; and will be moderated by Kenneth Finneran, Founder & CEO, SUBLIME.

 
FEATURED ARTICLE
 

Virgin Atlantic’s call for an ethical air cargo standard falls on deaf ears

DHL TruckIATA is keeping silent over a call for an ethical air cargo industry standard. Last week, following the outcry over the death-by-trophy-hunter of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe, Virgin Atlantic urged the association to develop “a strict ethical cargo policy to clearly identify shipments not acceptable for carriage”.
Read more …

 

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  • Panama Canal Strike Averted
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  • The US Big Three must pay more attention to cargo to satisfy their shareholders
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