International event for project cargo professionals

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New date Project Cargo Summit: 12 and 13 September

The first edition of Project Cargo Summit will take place on Wednesday the 12th and Thursday the 13th of September. The international event in Rotterdam was originally scheduled for Tuesday the 24th and Wednesdaythe 25th of April. Organiser NT Publishers has made this decision to set a new date to allow for more time to develop and refine the programme in such a way that it meets the high level of quality intended. Project Cargo Summit will be the meeting place for experts in Northwest Europe that are active in the segment project cargo and their customers. The event will be staged at RDM Onderzeebootloods, a former submarine wharf right at the heart of the dynamic and bustling port of Rotterdam.

Positive reactions

The reactions to the event are very positive. Registration for participation in the conference and for booths at the trade fair that takes place simultaneously is as expected. However, the dates originally planned proved too soon for a number of the proposed speakers. For that reason, Project Cargo Summit has been moved to September. This gives the organisation the opportunity to further elevate the programme to the desired top level. Central to Project Cargo Summit is the two-day conference. Prominent industry speakers, researchers and administrators outline current and future commercial, technical, political and legal developments. On the agenda are new market opportunities, innovative equipment and techniques and current analyses. At the end of the first day, on Wednesday the 12th of September, a networking dinner will be held to establish and strengthen contacts.

Fair

At the same time, a trade fair will take place on both days where visitors can obtain the latest information on new products and services. Furthermore, the exhibition floor will offer ample opportunity for networking. Workshops focusing on various themes allow visitors to increase their knowledge of specific markets and techniques.

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