Freight Events, Exhibitions ands Fairs
Networking is always important in business and that includes in the freight and shipping industry and sector. Learn about a few of the best exhibitions for freight networking.
One of the more fun locations to which I get sent on business is Barcelona, Spain. This city is also host to some excellent shows if you are looking for new business opportunities.
The freight industry is a multi-national business in that business opportunities tend to be global, with freight normally involving shipments across international borders. This month a look at Finland and the Helsinki exhibition centre for opportunities in the Finnish market.
An annual German event and which is considered one of the best in Europe in its sector and which I highly recommend visiting is the Intermodal Transport and Logistics Exhibition in Hamburg. Learn more...
One of the emerging markets for the industry is Vietnam, a country which has seen significant economic growth in the last few years and which is expected to be an interesting country for investment in the coming decade.
One of Europe's top industry related exhibitions is the FOR Logistics Show, an event which many companies are seeing as a vital show to attend.
The Footwear industry is a massive sector worldwide and understandable so, given that we all tend to wear shoes or footwear of some kind. More on footwear industry.
There are freight opportunities in just about every sector and one industry many people do not consider is the photographic industry.
In colder climates, the trade and business opportunities are as abundant or anywhere and the Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition in Kopavogur each year is a great event if you are interested in freight work in the fishing sector.
Moving boats is a popular form of cargo for many of us freight companies and shows such as Lisbon Boat Show mean a great chance to meet some of the large yacht builders and suppliers.
The nature of the postal industry is such that it provides a significant amount of business for the freight and shipping industry and this makes the 'Post Expo' in Europe, an event you might want to attend. More on the Post Expo.
The freight industry bisects just about every field of business and commerce possible and this includes the fishing industry. There are many opportunities for freight companies in the commercial fishing sector. We look at some of the best fishing exhibitions.
MENA RAIL in Dubai, UAE is a key event in the Rail industry in the Middle East and is an annual conference attended by many government, rail and transport logistics companies.
The Factory Automation Show is an event which creates some wonderful opportunities for freight companies looking to meet with exporters, importers and people from all areas of industry.
In the freight industry, shows such as Infrarail in Birmingham, UK and Asia Pacific Rail in Hong Kong mean a lot of opportunities for business for us. You can also learn more via our look at the best Rail Industry exhibitions.
The Zagreb Transportation Show is an event which attracts many of the worlds leading businesses and is an event certainly worth attending as a freight company.
For the bus and coach industry, the annual Euro Bus Expo is a major event and one which brings together suppliers, coach and bus companies, local authorities and also freight companies.
The SIL International Logistics Expo in Barcelona which takes place annually, is one of Europe's leading shows in this field and a show which generates significant volumes of business for the industry.
The Intermach Exhibition in Thailand is a huge event for those involved with the building and construction trade and this is a good show for freight companies also to be involved with.
Although a niche industry, the kitchen and bath industry account for tens of millions of business worldwide each year. The import of Italian marble, the sale of kitchen units and export of kitchen tiles - all areas covered in popular trade shows such as the Kitchen and Bath Expo which is held annually in Brazil.
For business opportunities in the South American region, Inter modal South America is one of the best events of the year and is an extremely good show for those of us involved in the freight and shipping industry.
International Freight Week, Abu Dhabi - One of the main International Freight exhibitions in the Middle East each year.
The boat and yacht industry can be very good for Freight companies, with these large items needing moving and often across large distances. One great show for freight opportunities is the BOAT ASIA show.
Another excellent boat show worth attending if you work within this sector, is the New York Boat Show.
Southampton Boat Show - This annual event is one the UK's leading boating events. Learn more about the event.
MetroRail Asia is one of the leading events for the rail industry in the Asian-Pacific area and a must visit event if you are in the industry.
In terms of large industry trade events, they come not much bigger than Offshore Brazil.
In Australia, the Queensland Materials Handling Exhibition tends to be a popular show with the trade and is a great opportunity for freight companies.
The Annual Transport Logistic China is a well attended and popular event which takes place in June annually and attracts a lot of interest within the freight industry.
The ECO2, Transport and Travel Show held annually in the Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London is attended by a number of freight companies. Learn more.
Read of choice of 3 of the best annual Exhibitions for the Transportation Industry for some ideas for networking.
The POST-EXPO - held in the Stuttgart Messe Exhibition Venue, Germany, this show is one of the biggest events in Europe for the Postal industry - an industry which greatly impacts the freight industry.
One event certainly to consider for 2011 is the SEAWORKS Exhibition and conference, which takes place in Southampton Docks.
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