Join us in Boston at North America’s largest seafood trade show. Stop by Booth #1075 to learn more about how we can help you improve the sustainability of your seafood.
Panel: Sunday, March 10, 1:15-2:00 p.m., Conference Room 155
This event will look at the importance for businesses of ensuring that their seafood comes from fishers with the legal right to fish, both to avoid potential legal risks and to help fishers fully benefit from commercial supply chains. This panel is open to all Expo attendees – a conference badge is not required.
- Andre Brugger, Sustainability & Compliance Manager, Netuno USA
- Hugh Govan, International Board Member, Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI) and Adjunct Senior Fellow, University of the South Pacific – School of Law and Social Science
- Claudio Pichaud, President, Ancud Crab Producers’ Committee
- Josette Genio, Sustainable Markets Specialist, Bluer Seas Philippines
Bycatch Solutions Showcase
Sunday, March 10, 4:00-5:00 p.m., Conference Room 103
Are you looking for a way to amplify your commitment to bycatch reduction in your seafood supply chain? Are you interested in learning more about opportunities to connect with in-the-water projects that are actively reducing risks to ocean wildlife in fisheries around the globe?
SFP’s Bycatch Solutions Hub is an effective and exciting tool for industry to connect with bycatch reduction project developers and support implementation in commercial fisheries. Stop by our Showcase to meet representatives of projects that have already been funded through the Hub, and others that are currently posted and seeking funding.
Supply Chain Roundtable Showcase
Stronger Together: How industry leaders are collectively impacting seafood sustainability
Monday, March 11, 8:30-10:00 a.m., Conference Room 103
Are you a seafood importer or distributor looking to collaborate with your peers to improve seafood sustainability? Do you want to better understand what is happening in some of the most challenging seafood sectors, such as mahi, squid, octopus, snapper and grouper, farmed shrimp, and marine ingredients?
Stop by to learn more about SFP’s pre-competitive Supply Chain Roundtables and meet the industry leaders who are working together to impact the future of sustainable seafood.
Fishery IDs pilot project launch and update
Monday, March 11, 3:00-3:30 p.m., SFP Booth #1075
Join us to learn more about two pilot projects designed to test the use of universal fishery IDs. Representatives of (en)visible and ICV Africa/Cape Fish will be on hand for the launch of a new project in South African yellowfin tuna and swordfish fisheries, while representatives from Thai Union, Wholechain, and Publix Super Markets will provide a one-year update on the existing pilot in the Philippines blue swimming crab fishery. The pilots are part of an SFP-led project supported by the United Nations Development Programme Ocean Innovation Challenge.
Join other suppliers in your sector at our Supply Chain Roundtable (SR) meetings, where participants will discuss best practices and other improvement initiatives in their source fisheries, develop strategies for the coming year, and review workplans. Eight of our SRs will be meeting in Boston. Please see below for more information and contact information.
All meetings will take place in Conference Room 103, just above the Expo floor.
“Proud to Work with SFP” signs and badges available
Show your support for SFP and your commitment to sustainable seafood with signs and artwork to display at the Expo. You can choose one of two options:
- Print your own sign or materials: Artwork for “Proud to Work with SFP” signs and badges can be downloaded here. If you are going to use the artwork in signs or other printed materials, please let us know.
- Let us bring you a sign for your booth: We can also print one or more signs and deliver them to your booth on the first morning of the Expo. Please complete this form to order signs.
Monday, March 11, 9:15-10:00 a.m., Room 153A. This panel will look at the U.S. lobster and Canadian snow crab fisheries, reflecting on how all levels of the supply chain are supporting the transition to on-demand fishing gear. Participants will represent fishes, processors, wholesalers, retailers, and NGOs.
Panel: Tuna Transparency Pledge – Driving Fisheries Transparency and Market Value With On-The-Water Monitoring
Monday, March 11, 9:15-10:00 a.m., Room 155. This event will feature industry and government leaders who are signing on to the Tuna Transparency Pledge, a multi-stakeholder initiative aimed at uniting actors throughout the tuna supply chain to deliver 100% on-the-water monitoring on all industry tuna vessels by 2027.
FIP Presentation: Chilean Stone Crab FIP
All of these events are free and open to all Expo attendees. You do not need a conference badge to attend.